Mighty Oaks Little Acorns LTD - Care and Education for Children Under 5 “Tall Oaks From Little Acorns Grow” David Everett 1769 – 1813
Mighty Oaks Little Acorns LTD - Care and Education for Children Under 5 “Tall Oaks From Little Acorns Grow” David Everett 1769 – 1813

Family Support Worker

Mighty Oaks Little Acorns are pleased to offer a family support worker on a Tuesday.


Mandy will be available 9-4pm (term time only) to offer practical help and emotional support to our families experiencing short or long-term difficulties.


Family Support is defined as: a network of community based resources and services that strengthen parenting practices and the healthy development of children.


A healthy parent is a healthy child. Healthy parenting and healthy child development are closely linked.


Our Family Support is:

  • Family driven, meaning there is a true partnership with families.
  • Comprehensive, flexible, and personalised to each family based on their culture, needs, values and preferences.
  • It builds on strengths to increase the stability of family members and the family unit.
  • It uses informal and formal delivery methods, such as the ‘Triple P’ parenting support program


Family Support results in:

  • Increased parent confidence and competence in their parenting abilities.
  • Safe, stable and supportive families who are connected to their communities.
  • Enhanced and continuous health, growth and development of children and adults in the family unit.


Our Family Support Worker can help with parenting issues such as establishing good routines, encouraging positive behaviour, bedtime and sleep problems, healthy eating, referrals to other agencies to support housing and benefits and supporting parental health and well-being.


“A stronger parent equals a stronger child”

Mandy has many years experience and can also offer support with Triple P Parenting - Positive Parenting Program ® is a parenting and family support system designed to prevent – as well as treat – behavioural and emotional problems in children and teenagers.


It aims to prevent problems in the family, school and community before they arise and to create family environments that encourage children to realise their potential.


What is Triple P?

Triple P is a parenting programme, for children birth - 12, but it doesn’t tell you how to be a parent. It’s more like a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you.

What does Triple P do?

The three Ps in ‘Triple P’ stand for ‘Positive Parenting Programme’ which means your family life is going to be much more enjoyable.

Triple P helps you:

·      Raise happy, confident kids

·      Manage misbehaviour so everyone in the family enjoys life more

·      Set rules and routines that everyone respects and follows

·      Encourage behaviour you like

·      Take care of yourself as a parent

·      Feel confident you’re doing the right thing

How do you do Triple P’s positive parenting programme? 

Because all families are different, Triple P has a range of ways to get your positive parenting programme. Choose anything from single visit consultations to public seminars; group courses to private sessions. You can even do Triple P Online, at home or wherever you like!

Taken from https://www.triplep-parenting.uk.net/uk-en/triple-p/

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