Promoting Positive Parenting Level 2: Managing Children’s Difficult Behaviour Effectively

Date & Time:

Friday 12 July 2019 (09.30 - 16.30)


Memorial Hospital Room 2, Memorial Hospital Shooters Hill Woolwich London


Pre-requisite: Participants must have completed Positive Parenting Level 1 training (or equivalent).

This one day Level 2 workshop will focus on limit setting, discipline and punishment and how these tools can be used in judicious ways to supplement the fundamental tools of building co-operative behaviour. There will be a discussion on the use of smacking & promoting positive alternatives. Tools looked include selective ignoring, time out, loss of privileges and appropriate consequences.

Ideas taught come from social learning theory, systemic family therapy and non-violent resistance therapy

Target Group: Groups 3 – 5 Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. For Staff who offer parenting support and who have attended the Positive Parenting level 1 training (or equivalent).

Aims & Objectives: Using a  mix of teaching, role play, video clips and discussion, we will look at

  • Setting appropriate limits/boundaries;
  • Differences between discipline and punishment
  • Types of smacking (from least to most dangerous);
  • How to punish positively and non-violently;
  • EXTRA: the pros and cons of computers and internet safety and how they fit with an ethos of positive parenting

A comprehensive reading list and handouts will be provided at the end of the session


Promoting Positive Parenting Level 1, 2 & 3 is a series of learning events which aims to introduce or refresh ideas for workers in order to support parents / carers to support their children to learn to behave in cooperative ways.

Follow up with:

Level 3 Promoting Positive Parenting; Positive Parenting Techniques in Practice
on 9 September 2019


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


One Day



Pete Brown

Venue Details:

Memorial Hospital Room 2, Memorial Hospital Shooters Hill Woolwich London

(020 8836 8508)

Memorial Hospital



89    From Lewisham / Slade Green

244  From Queen Elizabeth Hospital / Abbey Wood

486  From North Greenwich / Bexleyheath


There is limited parking on-site. Upon entering the site drive towards main building following the road past main entrance. Carry on straight ahead to give way sign. There is a car park across the small road. There is also street parking off site.