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Parenting support services at The Bridge

Parenting support services

Parenting Support Services work in conjunction with the Family Support Workers in Primary and Secondary schools across the island delivering the Triple P (Positive Parenting Programme). This is a programme that offers ideas to help deal with the big and small parenting challenges as part of family life. Triple P does not tell you how to be a parent but offers a range of simple strategies for you to choose the ones that fit your family.

We aim to help parents and carers of children up to 12 years and teenagers up to 18. We also deliver a programme for parents and carers of children with special needs. Our programmes can also be delivered in Portuguese.

Triple P Positive Parenting helps you:

  • raise happy, confident children and teenagers
  • manage behaviour in a positive way
  • set family rules and routines that everyone follows
  • get along better with your children or teenagers
  • balance work and family without stress

Our current timetable of events is detailed below and is frequently updated. If you would like to attend one of these events, email us.

Triple P seminars

SchoolsSeminar ProgrammeAge RangeDateTime
Mont Nicolle ​Raising Resilient Children

2 to 12 years

Thursday 8 November6pm to 8pm ​
Raising Confident Competent ChildrenThursday 17 January 2019
St. Saviour'sRaising Resilient ChildrenTuesday 25 September 20186pm to 7.30pm
Rouge BouillonThe Power of Positive Parenting Monday 24 September 20183.15pm to 4.45pm
First Tower The Power of Positive Parenting Wednesday 26 September 2018 1.30pm to 3pm
Jersey Library ​Getting Teenagers connectedYear 5 onwards ​Monday 22 October 201812pm to 1.30pm
Raising Competent TeenagersMonday 12 November 201812pm to 1.30pm

Triple P discussion groups

Discussion groups / SchoolsProgrammeAge RangeDateTime
Mont Nicolle ​ ​Dealing With Disobedience2 to 12 yearsThursday 29 November 20186pm to 8pm
Bedtime RoutinesThursday 28 February 2019​9am to 11am
Managing Fighting and AggressionThursday 23 May 2019​6pm to 8pm
Les Landes ​ ​ ​Managing Fighting and AggressionTuesday 2 October 20183pm to 5pm
Bedtime RoutinesThursday 11 October 2018
Hassle Free ShoppingThursday 23 October 2018
Dealing With DisobedienceThursday 8 November 2018
St. Saviour's ​Managing Fighting and AggressionWednesday 10 October 20181pm to 3pm
Bedtime RoutinesWednesday 7 November 2018
Haute Valle ​ ​ ​Coping with Teenagers Emotions

Year 5 onwards

Wednesday 26 September 20186.30pm to 8.30pm
Getting Teenagers to CooperateWednesday 24 October 2018
Reducing Family ConflictWednesday 14 November 2018
Building Teenagers Survival SkillsWednesday 23 January 2019
Les Quennevais ​ ​ ​Getting Teenagers to CooperateThursday 4 October 2018
Coping with Teenagers EmotionsTuesday 23 October 2018
Building Teenagers Survival SkillsThursday 8 November 2018
Reducing Family ConflictTuesday 20 November 2018

Drop in facility

We have a confidential drop-in service for any parents or carers who have questions or need to talk about parenting.

This is available on a Friday from 9am to 1pm at the Bridge Child and Family Centre, Le Geyt Road, JE2 7NT.

During the summer months Family Support workers will also be at the Bridge Child and Family Centre, Le Geyt Road, JE2 7NT on Tuesday’s from 1pm to 5pm until Tuesday 28 August 2018.

In addition, there will be a drop in service at Jersey Library, Halkett Place, St Helier, JE2 4WH on Thursday’s 9am to 1pm until Thursday 30 August 2018.

Keeping Children In Mind programme

This three hour course is for parents who are separated or divorced and worried about the impact on their children.

The course looks at ways of managing and supporting all the family and includes discussions on:

  • talking to children about separation and divorce
  • the potential effects of this life changing event on children and adults
  • practical ideas on developing  collaborative parenting approach
  • how to deal with less than ideal situations

Autumn Term Timetable

ProgrammeDayTimesStart DatesNumber of WeeksVenue

Keeping Children in Mind ​

Wednesday evening

6pm to 9pm

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Last Wednesdays of each month

Three hour workshop

The Bridge Child and Family Centre

JE2 7NT

Friday daytime

9.30am to 12.30pm

Friday 21 September 2018

Friday 26 October 2018

Friday 23 November 2018

Friday 14 December 2018

Last Fridays of each month

Three hour workshop

How to apply

Complete the form below and return or email it to the address on the form.

Keeping children in mind leaflet

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