For: Families with children under 5 years old.
Specific criteria: Targeted programme aimed at families with wider family difficulties (Up to Level 4*) such as social isolation, domestic abuse, substance misuse and parental literacy problems. This programme is aimed at mums or dads who have a difficult relationship with their baby and/or toddler.
Overview: Mellow Parenting is a set of programmes developed to support parents and their children in forming good relationships. The foundation of all the programmes is attachment theory with particular emphasis on the transmission of attachment and relationship styles across generations.
Benefits: The aim is to improve parent-child interaction.
Delivered by: Highly trained staff from a variety of backgrounds.
Length of course Groups are held over a full day and last for 14 weeks.
*LSCB Threshold Document