Are you a parent of an adolescent (11-18 years old) with a brain injury?
Our On With Life Programme are offering a Parents Plus Programme in 2024. This is a practical evidence-based course for parents of adolescents aged 11-18yrs with an acquired brain injury. The Parents Plus Programmes have been developed in partnership with parents of adolescents with a disability and professionals working with families. The focus of the programme is to support parents in managing issues that are common for families who are raising a teenager who has additional needs.
This programme will run for 6 weeks online via Zoom, starting on 25th January at 10am and ending on 7th March.
Below are some of the topics included in this programme.
➔ Understanding the journey of parenting a child with additional needs
➔ Managing stress and looking after yourself as a parent
➔ Supporting brothers and sisters and family relationships
➔ Establishing good family routines
➔ Managing problem behaviours
➔ Supporting good friendships and social opportunities
➔ Building self-esteem, confidence and independence
➔ Supporting teenager’s education and development
➔ Dealing with puberty, sexuality and relationships
➔ Preparing for future transitions and adulthood