LivingWell: Feel Good Families

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Course code: PM1787F

This is an excellent opportunity to reflect, without judgement, on your thoughts and feelings about yourself, how you operate as a parent and positive ways of supporting your child/ren within the family.



From 22 Apr 2024 to 24 Jun 2024
Mon 09:30-11:30

8 weeks

22 Apr 2024

09:30 to 11:30

29 Apr 2024

09:30 to 11:30

13 May 2024

09:30 to 11:30

20 May 2024

09:30 to 11:30

03 Jun 2024

09:30 to 11:30

10 Jun 2024

09:30 to 11:30

17 Jun 2024

09:30 to 11:30

24 Jun 2024

09:30 to 11:30


Bridport LSi 

Bridport LSi (Bridport Literary & Scientific Institute), 51 East Street



Fees and concessions



Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>Week 1 Develop self-awareness. Understand yourself and your thoughts and feelings, know what you are good at, know how you prefer to learn, understand your knowing, reactions and attitudes. </p>

<p>Week 2 Manage feelings. Develop self-regulation and make the choices that are right for you.</p>

<p>Week 3 Empathy. Recognise and understand the feelings and mood of other people and understand life from another&#039;s point of view.</p>

<p>Week 4 Building family resilience. Understand what resilience is, identify the resilience skills we use and discuss strategies that can be used when faced with challenges. </p>

<p>Week 5 Positive parenting. Understanding child development and develop a positive approach to parenting.</p>

<p>Week 6 Look after yourself so you can look after your children even better.</p>

<p>Week 7 Help everyone in your family to manage stress levels.</p>

<p>Week 8 Social skills Confident parent, confident child. Develop the skills to work and play together and form friendships, improve family communication and build confidence, resolve conflicts, stand up for yourself and make wise choices.</p>

<p>All our courses are made up of elements of discussion, activities and presentation. </p>

<p>Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course.</p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>This course is for parents, grandparents and carers of children under 16. </p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. </p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.<br />

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This course is for parents, grandparents and carers, of children under 16. It is for complete beginners or those who would like to refresh and share their skills.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook, pen and A4 folder. </p>

Next Step

<p>Following the successful completion of this course, other courses at the next levels may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href=""></a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href=""></a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href=""></a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href=""></a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href=""></a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>