64 Pinner Road,
Borough: Based in Harrow but all neighbouring boroughs are welcome to join our courses
HOPE offers a wide range of parenting support: parenting groups, courses, workshops and one to one parent mentoring in English and also community languages.
For professionals, HOPE can provide workshops and training sessions on any of the topics listed below, focussing on communication skills, improving behaviour in the classroom and motivating students to learn.
Fees for courses and workshops vary.
1. One to One Parent Mentoring Service
For parents who would like individual support around parenting issues. A trained parent mentor visits the parent/carer in their home or a community venue, where they can share their concerns about their family in a safe, non-judgemental environment. The mentor will help the parent/carer to explore effective parenting strategies to meet their family’s needs. There is a fee for all parents:£40 per hour (M-F during the day) or £60 evenings or weekends.
2. Mother Tongue Parenting Support
Culturally sensitive parenting support, courses and workshops for parents in their first language – by arrangement in schools and in the community (Tamil, Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi, Cantonese, Mandarin, Farsi, Kurdish, Greek, Chinese, and Arabic).
3. Effective Parenting
An 8 week course where parents/carers learn practical communication skills and positive parenting strategies for everyday life to develop their abilities to bring up confident, happy, and co-operative children.
4. Living with a Teenager
An 8 week course covering the issues and challenges presented by pre-teens and teenagers. Topics include:
- Understanding and acknowledging the needs of adolescents
- Practicing ways of negotiating and setting limits
- Finding different ways to communicate effectively
- Explore peer pressure
5. Anger Management
Courses and workshops for parents/carers and children separately or together to develop strategies to manage anger in the family.
Topics include: Sibling Rivalry, Anger Management, Conflict Resolution, Living with Toddlers, Self Esteem, Bereavement, Bullying, Speakeasy, Stress Reduction, Positive Discipline, Ages and Stages of Development, Parenting Pre-Teens, Bedtime struggles, Internet Safety, Social Media Safety, Setting Limits, Homework strategies and motivation in school, Transition to Primary or Secondary School, Bullying, Successful Routines, Family Meetings, Successful Grand parenting. Workshops can be tailored to meet the needs of parents and schools.
HOPE’s Facilitators are trained in the following evidence based parenting programmes:
- Family Links Nurturing Programme
- Speakeasy Sex & Relationship Education
- Triple P – Positive Parenting Programme
- Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities
- Mellow Parenting
- Working with Parents
Target Group: Primary School / Secondary School
Cost implication for the school:Yes (it varies according to the specific requirements).