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What’s this course about?   

This course looks at what happens to the brain through adolescence and the impact that has on behaviour and social development.  It uses Positive Psychology approaches to identify the role that adults can play in supporting their teenager’s well-being and some techniques that they can share with their teens to use independently. 

Course format:   

This is a course where you’ll learn together and take part in practical group activities, all in a relaxed and friendly environment.   

Who will benefit from attending?  

This course is for parents and carers who want to support their 12+ year old with their mental wellbeing.  

What will I learn?   

  • understand a little more about brain development to understand teenage behaviour. 
  • identify your role in supporting your teenagers and will develop understanding of techniques to try  and discuss how to engage their teenagers with looking after themselves. 
  • Find out where to go for further help, advice and support   

How long is the course?   

This is run as a single 2-hour session, with some activities to do at home to help you practise your skills.   

Will I be assessed?   

You will be required to complete some paperwork during this course. This will record and support your learning journey and successes. 

Venue: Calne Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0JU

x1 session

Entry Requirements:

Family and Community Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Courses are no cost to learners if they are aged 19+, have a Wiltshire postcode, and have been a resident in UK/EU for 3+years (or have certain immigration status) and if you can tick any of these criteria:

How long is the course? 

This is run as a single 2-hour session.

Click here to enrol: https://workwiltshire.co.uk/enrolment/

Or to contact us call 01225 770478 or email familyandcommunitylearning@wiltshire.gov.uk


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