Prevent is a 13 to 14 week parenting programme is for parents from families identified as vulnerable by safeguarding practitioners and community partners.
It aims to improve people's parenting skills and awareness of the risks and vulnerabilities experienced by their children.
Participation in the programme will improve the confidence and skills of parents to recognise where they may need to seek support for vulnerable individuals within their family and friend networks.
The programme is based on the Race Equality Foundation’s ‘Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities’ (SFSC) parenting course with specific reference to violent extremism in line with the objectives of the Government’s Prevent Strategy.
SFSC aims to help parents:
The additional elements of the programme are:
The programme is for parents with children aged 10 to 25 years and who have been referred by safeguarding practitioners or community partners.
It will run for 13 to 14 weeks with a 3-hour session each week.
Groups will be led by experienced facilitators to encourage participants to share and discuss their particular concerns and issues. Sessions can be delivered in the language best suited to the needs of the participants.
Childcare is available for course participants if required and refreshments will be provided.
There will be courses running across the 3 boroughs from September 2015; contact the Programme Manager for more information.
For referrals, please contact:
The parenting project has been commissioned with funding from the Home Office. For any queries regarding this, please contact: