Reducing Parental Conflict

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Conflict between parents is normal but when it is frequent, intense and poorly resolved it can impact on child development and outcomes. These free courses and resources aim to reduce conflict by teaching you new skills and approaches so you can manage conflict more effectively.

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Where to go

Available throughout Huntingdonshire District
UK

What to expect

Reducing Parental Conflict is for parents whether they are together, separated or considering separation, who want to find ways to improve their relationship and get on better. Online courses and resources can support you to find helpful ways to communicate during stressful times. The free courses include:

  • Me, You and Baby Too – designed to help new and expectant parents cope with the changes that could happen in their relationship when they become parents and learn how to cope with stress and conflict constructively.
  • Arguing Better – designed to raise awareness of the impact parental conflict can have on children and help parents develop better ways of managing stress and arguments together.
  • Getting it Right for Children – designed to support separated parents, helping them to avoid the harmful situation of their children getting caught up in the middle of their conflict.
  • Debt & Relationships – the impact of debt on relationships and support around what to do when you or your partner are having concerns around money.

More information

If you are a parent, you can access the course by clicking here:

https://www.oneplusone.org.uk/parent-guide-for-england

When you register, select the ‘Central England’ option to find Cambridgeshire (courses are available to parents living in Peterborough too). All contact information you provide is confidential.

If you need additional support with reducing conflict in your relationship and have at least one child aged 0-18 years, please speak to a professional – this could be a teacher at your child’s school, a health visitor, a child & family support worker or social worker.

Online courses are delivered with funding from Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council in conjunction with One Plus One.

Information for Professionals

There are a range of resources and training sessions available around reducing parental conflict for professionals, including an ‘Engaging With Fathers’ programme. For more information please contact [email protected]

PARENTAL CONFLICT INTERVENTIONS ARE NOT SUITABLE IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY ​EXPERIENCING DOMESTIC ABUSE – you can find out about Domestic Abuse support here https://www.cambsdasv.org.uk/web

Reducing Parental Conflict courses and resources are free.

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