The Incredible Years Facilitator Training

The Incredible Years® Parent Group Leader Training Workshop

This information is for the ‘Basic’ Parent Group Leader Training. Participants will be trained to deliver any one of three programmes: the Basic Parent program (for parents of children aged 2 – 8); the School Readiness programme; and the Toddler Programme [The ‘home coaching’ manual can also be utilised by group leaders if delivering the 1:1 home coaching programme].

Led By: Maria McAleese, Incredible Years® (IY) Mentor NI
Tel: 07920022782
(*Workshop dates are subject to minimum numbers registered by one week prior to start date).

This is an accredited 3 day training workshop. Participants must attend all 3 days in order to be registered with IY Seattle and awarded their Certificates as Parent Group Leaders. Some pre-reading will be emailed to participants, in addition to some in-between session reading.

Total Cost of the workshop is £395 per participant.

The cost includes: refreshments, snacks and lunch will be available on all 3 days; registration with Incredible Years® Seattle as a trained Basic Parent Group Leader; copy of the Incredible Years® Book, ‘The Troubleshooting Guide for parents of children aged 2-8’ by Dr Carolyn Webster-Stratton (third edition); and individual workshop notes.

How to register
Please email Maria ( if you would like to register for the workshop. Places may be limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. You will receive an emailed invoice for payment purposes, this will be issued before the start date.

More information about the Training

The workshop for the Incredible Years® Basic Parent Group Leader Training (to cover toddlers, preschool and school aged children from 2 years up to age 8) is an accredited training which is three full days. The programme is designed to promote positive strategies and to assist parents in managing children’s behaviour problems. This intervention programme is used by various professionals (therapists and parent educators from psychology, social work, teaching and education, nursing and psychiatry) who work with families of young children.
The programme topics include: play; helping children learn; using positive reinforcement; effective limit setting including establishing effective rules and routines; how to ignore inappropriate behaviour; and using the Time Out approach as a non-violent discipline approach; problem solving; effective communication skills; and supporting children’s education. Group therapy process skills for group leaders such as empowering parents, collaborating, dealing with resistance, confronting and teaching, supporting and advocating for parents will all be covered. Participants will learn effective parent group leader skills and feel confident to deliver the programme to parents thereafter.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any query at all!

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