Teen Triple P

We offer a blend of online and face-to-face groups and can discuss what suits you best when you apply.

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Teen Triple P is a positive parenting programme which is suitable for parents, step parents, grandparents and carers of pre-teens and teenage children (11-16years).

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

Online courses consist ot 6 modules which are usually completed weekly in your own time. Helpful strategies are introduced through video clips and interactive activities. Additional support is provided by one of our Teen Triple P facilitators by telephone or during an online parent group. 

Face to Face 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. These groups take place during term time, during the day and in the evenings.  

Face to face 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 video clips, discussion and activities.


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.


If no courses are showing, please still apply online, you will be added to the waiting list and contacted when a course becomes availbable. 

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