• October 31, 2019

The Incredible Years® Basic Parenting Group Leaders Training 2020

 

In-depth discussion and training for Group Leaders in the empirically supported Incredible Years programmes

 

The Incredible Years® School Age

Date: May 19 – 21, 2020

Time: 9am – 5pm

Venue: Morning Star Training Centre

Block 323A Sengkang East Way

#01-545 Singapore 541323

 

The Incredible Years® Parenting Programmes help parents meet the social and emotional needs of young children. The programmes strengthen parenting skills and foster involvement in children’s lives to promote children’s academic, social and emotional competencies and reduce conduct problems. This 3-day workshop will cover in depth the group-based Preschool Basic Parenting Programme, which is designed to promote positive parenting strategies and assist parents in managing children’s behaviour problems, building school readiness skills and partnering with teachers and day care professionals so they can promote children’s emotion regulation and social skills.

 

Programme topics include:

  • Helping toddlers feel loved and secure
  • Strengthening children’s social, emotion regulation & school readiness skills
  • Encouraging cooperative behaviour
  • Effective limit setting, rules & routines
  • Handling misbehaviour

 

A ‘Certificate of Attendance’ from The Incredible Years® will be presented to participants after completion of the programme.

 

Goals of the Training:

The programme trains social service professionals on how to coach parents in:

  • Promoting children’s social & emotional development
  • Child-directed play skills to promote positive relationships
  • Promoting toddler’s language with descriptive commenting
  • Establishing rules and predictable routines
  • Handling separations and reunions
  • Academic & persistence coaching to promote school readiness
  • Positive attention, praise & incentives to promote cooperative behaviour
  • Setting developmentally appropriate limits
  • Positive discipline and using distractions, redirections & ignoring to effectively handle misbehaviour
  • Teaching children time out
  • Helping children learn to calm down & self-regulate
  • Teaching children beginning problem solving steps through stories & games

 

The Incredible Years® Toddler & Preschool

Extended Date: May 22, 2020

 

This extended workshop will cover in depth the group-based Toddler and Preschool Basic Parenting Programmes, which are designed to promote positive parenting strategies and assist parents in managing children’s behaviour problems, building school readiness skills and partnering with teachers and day care professionals so they can promote children’s emotion regulation and social skills.

Programme topics include:

  • Helping toddlers feel loved and secure
  • Strengthening children’s social, emotion regulation & school readiness skills
  • Encouraging cooperative behaviour
  • Effective limit setting, rules & routines
  • Handling misbehaviour

 

Goals of the Training:

The programme trains social service professionals on how to coach parents in:

  • Promoting children’s social & emotional development
  • Child-directed play skills to promote positive relationships
  • Promoting toddler’s language with descriptive commenting
  • Establishing rules and predictable routines
  • Handling separations and reunions
  • Academic & persistence coaching to promote school readiness
  • Positive attention, praise & incentives to promote cooperative behaviour
  • Setting developmentally appropriate limits
  • Positive discipline and using distractions, redirections & ignoring to effectively handle misbehaviour
  • Teaching children time out
  • Helping children learn to calm down & self-regulate
  • Teaching children beginning problem solving steps through stories & games

 

Who should attend:

  • Nurses
  • Teachers
  • Therapists
  • Counsellors
  • Social Workers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Family Life Education Trainers
  • Social Service Professionals
  • Pyschoeducation Therapists

 

Course Fee:

$989.00 per participant for School Age only

$1,098.00 per participant for School Age, Toddler & Preschool

 

Closing Date:

15 April 2020

 

 

Trainer: 

Kimberlee Shoecraft has been a social services practitioner for more than 14 years and a Certified Mentor/Trainer for The Incredible Years® since 2009. She has facilitated parent groups, parent and infant groups and children groups for many years with high-risk populations. Kimberlee also provides training programs for social service professionals both in America and internationally.

Kimberlee has a B.S. in Sociology, Master’s in Social Work and a Post Graduate Certificate Program in Psychological Trauma.

 

For more information, download the info-brochure.

To register, download the registration form and email the completed form to training@morningstar.org.sg with the subject title “IYBP”.

 

 

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