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Teen Triple P

Teen Triple P is a positive parenting programme which is suitable for parents, step parents, grandparents and carers of pre-teens and teenage children.

Find a course below.

The programme can help parents and carers to:

  • cope positively with some of the common issues associated with raising a teenager
  • build a stronger relationship with their teenager
  • resolve conflict in the family
  • manage problem behaviour
  • help their teen stay safe.

Topics covered

  • Factors which influence teenage behaviour
  • developing a positive relationship with your teenager
  • encouraging appropriate behaviour
  • coaching problem-solving skills
  • managing problem behaviour
  • negotiating family rules
  • dealing with emotional behaviour
  • preparing for new or risky situations.

Course details

The groups usually run for nine weeks with five group session which last for two hours, followed by three phone calls or individual sessions, then a final group session.

Groups take place during term time, during the day and in the evenings.  

Groups are run by two Teen Triple P group leaders with up to 12 parents. The groups are friendly. The group leaders will try to meet everyone before the group starts and will welcome everyone with a cup of tea or coffee.

Parents will be given a parent workbook which is theirs to keep.  During groups session, helpful strategies are introduced through DVD clips, discussion and activities.

Apply

Call us on 07860 736129 from Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm to apply or for information. You can also apply online or email supportingparentsandcarers@edinburgh.gov.uk.

Courses

If no courses are showing, be sure to look again throughout the year as courses are added on a rolling basis.

 
  1. Teen Triple P at Barnardos

    This practical parenting course can help parents cope positively with some of the common issues ...

    Next term start date: 28 Apr 2017 (9 lessons)

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    • Barnardos
      111 Oxgangs Road North,
      Edinburgh
    • Family Learning and Support
    • Adult
    • Free for term
    • Friday mornings
  2. Teen Triple P at East Neighbourhood Centre

    This practical parenting course can help parents cope positively with some of the common issues ...

    Next term start date: 03 May 2017 (9 lessons)

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    • East Neighbourhood Centre
      101 Niddrie Mains Road,
      Edinburgh
    • Family Learning and Support
    • Adult
    • Free for term
    • Wednesday afternoons
  3. Teen Triple P at Leith Community Centre

    This practical parenting course can help parents cope positively with some of the common issues ...

    Next term start date: 02 May 2017 (9 lessons)

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    • Leith Community Centre
      12a Newkirkgate,
      Leith
    • Family Learning and Support
    • Adult
    • Free for term
    • Tuesday afternoon
  4. Autism Teen Triple P at Southside Community Centre

    This group is suitable for parents/carers who have a child aged 11-16 years who has ...

    Date term started: 30 Mar 2017 (today)

    Duration:10 lessons (10 remaining)

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    • Southside Community Centre
      117 Nicolson Street,
      Edinburgh
    • Family Learning and Support
    • Adult
    • Free for term
    • Thursday afternoon
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