Happy Kids Happy You delivers a programme of six 2-hour workshops to parents. The aim of this programme is to enable parents to develop enduring skills for communicating more effectively with their children. It represents an additional way for parents to discover the toolkit of methods that Happy Kids Happy You provides.
We also offer training and personal development to childcare practitioners, including nursery staff, breakfast and after school care providers, childminders, foster carers, Early Years Professionals, NQTs and teaching assistants. This training focuses on the three areas of communicating with children, parents and colleagues:
The children you care for:
o The Happy Kids Happy You approach: a series of workshops covering key aspects of communicating with children including your words, body language and attitude.
The parent-practitioner partnership:
o Developing your relationships with parents and carers
Building trust, respect and support in the parent-practitioner partnership to achieve better outcomes for children.
Working with your colleagues:
o Using NLP to bring out the best in your team
Techniques to communicate more effectively with your colleagues to get more of what you want in your setting.
o Coaching skills for middle managers
Using a coaching approach to improve working relationships and staff performance in your childcare setting.
What people say about Happy Kids Happy You courses and workshops:
“Really interesting course which lets you reflect on what you are currently doing in nursery and helps you brainstorm solutions to the problems you face.”
Sian, Nursery Assistant
“Fantastic and engaging – very pragmatic about the usefulness of using positive language and thought.”
Pre-school/Play Group worker
“Very interesting and thought provoking. A key part of working with children and adults.”
“Good mix of activities + theory. Linked with practice for practitioners.”
“Useful approach and created very encouraging environment with potentially very sensitive issues handled. Liked the reflective nature and simplicity of the approach.”
Michelle, FS Coordinator