The Incredible Years Group

 

The Incredible Years Group is an evidence based and well established parenting programme aimed for parents of children aged 0-12 years. This is done in groups of parents, no bigger than 12.  Depending on which Incredible Years programme you do the duration is 14 weeks up to 30 weeks.

Incredible years is delivered by knowledgeable practitioners who deliver the programme in a warm and non-patronising way.

The aims of the ‘Incredible years’ are as follows:

Short Term Goals

  • Improved parent-child interactions, building positive relationships and attachment, improved parental functioning, less harsh and more nurturing parenting, and increased parental social support and problem solving
  • Improved teacher-student relationships, proactive classroom management skills, and strengthened teacher-parent partnerships
  • Prevention, reduction, and treatment of early onset conduct behaviours and emotional problems
  • Promotion of child social competence, emotional regulation, positive attributions, academic readiness, and problem solving

Long Term Goals

  • Prevention of conduct disorders, academic underachievement, delinquency, violence, and drug abuse
  • How to build strong relationships with children through child-directed play interactions
  • How to be a social, emotional and academic coach for children
  • How to provide praise and incentives to build social and academic competency
  • How to set limits and establish household rules
  • How to handle misbehaviour
  • How to effectively communicate with your children and other adults
  • How to handle stress, anger and depression management issues
  • How to problem solve between adults
  • How to help children learn to problem solve
  • How to provide and receive support