Why Every Teenager Needs a Parrot
Onsite workshop for schools
Explores why teenagers need to push personal boundaries and gives parents the tools to let them go whilst keeping them safe in the teenage world of relationships, alcohol, drugs, parties, social networking and online activity.
Time To Fly - final preparation for independent living
Finishing school is always daunting and, perhaps more so than ever with gap year travel suspended, summer work limited and uncertainty over what universities will be able to run.
We will consider what we can do to help young people manage the transition to independent adult life and prepare them for the next stage of their journey.
How To Manage Worry, Stress & Anxiety
This talk is designed to help parents develop the self awareness and self management skills needed for emotional resilience. Understanding techniques from CBT and research from neuroscience, means we can give young people the tools to handle stress and avoid the anxiety trap.
Protecting Children's Mental Health
This talk looks at the personal, social and environmental factors affecting mental health. It considers which factors we can influence as parents, when we need to seek professional help and what strategies we can give young people to help them protect their own wellbeing.
Developing Resilience in Young People
This talk explores the four pillars of resilience. It looks at how we can help young people develop the positive mindsets & attitudes, self efficacy, resourcefulness and creativity that will allow them to become independent and courageous individuals who can cope with life’s vicissitudes.
Parenting Teens Workshop
This is our most comprehensive parenting workshop lasting 4 hours and covering adolescent cognitive and emotional development and their impact on behaviour; how the parental role needs to change as they change; communication; boundary setting, motivation and a positive and proactive problem solving model. It looks at everything from relationships, alcohol and drugs, social networking and gaming and gives parents the opportunity to reflect on family life and compare notes with others.