Family Transitions

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Are you a parent going through divorce or separation?

Would you like support for you and your children with that transition?

Family Transitions Triple P course offers suggestions and ideas on positive parenting to help promote your child’s development, look after yourself as a parent and manage the stress and demands involved in going through a divorce or separation.

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The course sessions are online and in the Family Centres and look at the five principles of a positive family transition.
  • Meeting the needs of the children
  • An effective co-parenting relationship
  • Communicating appropriately with children
  • Setting up a new life as a single parent
  • Taking care of yourself

Session One

The divorce/separation:

  • Looking at challenges
  • Promoting positive outcomes
  • Goals for change

Sessions Two & Three

Coping with Emotions:

  • How emotions work
  • How emotions affect you and your children
  • Strategies for managing unpleasant emotions
  • Mindfulness & relaxation
  • Developing a coping plan

Session Four

Managing conflict

  • Improving communication
  • Co-parenting relationship
  • Problem solving
  • Parenting plan

Session Five

Balancing work family and play

  • Developing a new family identity
  • New relationships
  • Balancing work and family
  • Making time for yourself

Contact us if interested

If you’d like to know more about conflict in families please go to Parental conflict | Barnardo's Family Space (


West & Central Hub
East Newport Family Centre
PO30 2AX

01983 529208

North East Wight Hub
Ryde Family Centre
George Street
PO33 2JF

01983 617617

South Wight Hub
Sandown Family Centre
The Fairway
PO36 9EQ

01983 408718


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