Healthy relationships

Arguments between parents are a normal part of relationships. If you feel that you are arguing more often, or your arguments are more serious or intense, you might benefit from extra support why not try our free healthy relationship digital course 

If you are pregnant or have a young child, you can talk to your midwife or health visitor about how you are feeling. 

Parent Talk from Action for Children

Visit Parent Talk for down-to-earth parenting advice. You can find answers to parenting questions or talk to a parenting coach about anything that is worrying you. Find out more about relationships.  

Would you like to find out more about relationship support?

Are you looking for general co-parenting relationship support?

Families in Newcastle can now access free healthy relationship support digitally though three new programmes.

Me you and baby too 

Having a baby can be an exciting time but it’s also one of the biggest changes a couple are likely to go through. Tiredness and stress may result in arguments. This course will help to navigate these changes and move forward together.

Arguing better  

Disagreements are a normal part of life, and most couples argue from time to time. The way they approach these conversations can make a big difference to their relationship and their children. This course will help manage difficult conversations, avoid conflict, and improve family life.

Getting it right for children

When parents are separating or separated, children can often get caught in the middle. This course helps to develop positive communication skills so that separated parents can parent co-operatively.

 

You can access any of these courses for free and in your own time. Simply sign up to our parent training on OnePlusOne

 

Co-Parenting Everyday – Relate

7 sessions which are structured around improving communication, thinking about the experiences of each other and the children, attachment styles and how to resolve differences. Practitioners work alongside parents to understand and empower them to make changes in their lives which are sustainable and improve not only the outcomes of the parents, but also those of their children.

 

If you would like support , please contact paula.davies@newcastle.gov.uk

Are you separated?

Separating Better

Separating parents can now download a free app to help them self-manage their separation. 

The app features practical tools to help with budgeting and legal arrangements. Parents can also use it to create a personalised parenting plan and make co-parenting arrangements that work in the best interests of their children. 

A series of specially created videos showing typical co-parenting scenarios helps parents to improve their conflict resolution and communication skills. There are also evidence-based articles offering expert advice on separation and co-parenting. 

Separating better is FREE and can be downloaded from app stores. For further information about the app, visit the separating better page on our partner website oneplausone or; 

Getting It Right For Children 

When parents are separating or separated, children can often get caught in the middle. This course helps to develop positive communication skills so that separated parents can parent co-operatively

 

Parenting When Separated 

A course is for parents who are separated. They may be struggling to communicate well about things like parenting and contact with children. Parents must be willing to engage in the sessions but will be in separate groups. 

A two hour, six-week course. 

To find out more or to check when the next group is, contact Paula Davies; paula.davies@newcastle.gov.uk or 07500997363

Are you a new parent or parent to be?

Me you and baby too 

Having a baby can be an exciting time but it’s also one of the biggest changes a couple are likely to go through. Tiredness and stress may result in arguments. This course will help to navigate these changes and move forward together.

 

You can access any this course for free and in your own time. Simply sign up to our parent training on OnePlusOne

To find out more, contact Paula Davies; paula.davies@newcastle.gov.uk or 07500997363

Are you a dad not living with your children?

Parenting When Separated 

A course is for parents who are separated. They may be struggling to communicate well about things like parenting and contact with children. Parents must be willing to engage in the sessions but will be in separate groups. 

A two hour, six-week course. 

To find out more or to check when the next group is, contact Paula Davies; paula.davies@newcastle.gov.uk or 07500997363

 

Getting It Right For Children 

When parents are separating or separated, children can often get caught in the middle. This course helps to develop positive communication skills so that separated parents can parent co-operatively

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Professional training and resources

Practitioner Training

One Plus One digital Reducing Parental Conflict training 

 

This course is available for practitioners who have already completed the Relationships Matter- Reducing Parental Conflict awareness training. You will be trained in the following three courses 

  • Me You and Baby Too - Having a baby can be an exciting time but it’s also one of the biggest changes a couple are likely to go through. Tiredness and stress may result in arguments. This course will help to navigate these changes and move forward together. 
  • Arguing better -  Disagreements are a normal part of life, and most couples argue from time to time. The way they approach these conversations can make a big difference to their relationship and their children. This course will help manage difficult conversations, avoid conflict, and improve family life. 
  • Getting It Right For Children - When parents are separating or separated, children can often get caught in the middle. This course helps to develop positive communication skills so that separated parents can parent co-operatively.

To book your place visit the One Plus website 

 

If you have not completed any Reducing Parental Conflict training, then please book here Course: Relationships Matter; Reducing Parental Conflict 2023 (iLearn LiVE) (learningpool.com) where you will receive awareness training and the One Plus One digital course training. 

Practitioner resources

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