Boosting skills for parents with learning difficulties
The Parenting Young Children training program
Parenting Young Children is an evidence-based parent education program that helps parents with learning difficulties develop positive interactions with their child and improve child care skills.
Who is it for?
Professionals working in disability, health, child protection, welfare or family support who have the capacity to work individually with parents in their homes.
What does the training cover?
The training provides professionals with the skills to set goals, design content, and develop teaching materials with parents. You will learn teaching principles and strategies, practitioner skills, and how to adhere to the program and maintain your skills. We will also give you specific information on coaching parents in child care and parent-child interactions.
What will I receive?
- An introduction to core skills in working with parents with learning difficulties – and the opportunity to practice these skills
- Evidence-based strategies to help you meet your clients’ goals
- Interactive training sessions delivered by experienced Parenting Research Centre trainers
- Program materials for use in your work with parents
- Optional post-training coaching to integrate the skills and practices into your daily work.
How can I access the training?
We run Parenting Young Children training throughout the year. For upcoming training dates, visit our Events page.
We can also develop training packages for your organisation. These can include standard or tailored training across a range of topics.
- See what customised training we offer