Family Transitions Triple P is a 5 session program that offers suggestions and ideas on positive parenting to help promote your child's development, look after yourself as a parent and manage the stresses and demands involved in going through a separation or divorce.
It's designed to support parents who are making the transition through separation or divorce.
What is covered in the sessions?
Divorce - a family transition.
During this session, parents learn the parent traps during separation and divorce, how to talk to their children about separation and divorce, and how to help children manage their emotions.
Coping with emotions (1).
Parents learn to identify unhelpful emotions (e.g., stress, anxiety, anger) and the link between these unhelpful emotions and parenting. Coping skills and relaxation strategies will also be discussed during this session.
Coping with emotions (2).
This session teaches parents how thoughts influence emotions and how they can challenge those automatic unhelpful thoughts. They will also learn coping strategies and how to take care of themselves.
During this session, the practitioner explains to parents the model of conflict and provides different conflict response styles. Parents will learn assertive communication skills, how to hold a child-related discussion with their former partner, problem solving techniques, and develop a parenting plan.
Balancing work, family and play.
During this session, the practitioner discusses with parents developing a new family identity, social support, and developing new romantic relationships.