Survival Guide for Parents

Stand Alone Sessions (mostly)

Our Survival Guide for Parents seeks to support parents and carers with common family issues including communication skills, supporting self-esteem, increasing motivation, understanding the basis of anger, anxiety and depression.

Open to anyone 18 or over who lives in Dorset, (including 16-18 year old parents).


Hybrid Sessions (in Class & via Zoom). Classes take place in at the EDAS training room, 54a Ashley Road, Poole, Dorset BH14 9BN

All sessions run from 6:30pm – 8:30pm on Wednesday evenings

Upcoming Dates

Introduction to Autism Part One

3rd Mar 2021

16th Jun 2021

13th Oct 2021

Introduction to Autism Part Two

10th Mar 2021

23rd Jun 2021

20th Oct 2021

Introduction to ADHD

17th Mar 2021

30th Jun 2021

3rd Nov 2021

Addictive Behaviour Awareness

7th April 2021

7th Jul 2021

10th Nov 2021

How to Speak so they Listen and Listen, so they Speak

14th April 2021

14th Jul 2021

17th Nov 2021

How to Communicate with Teenagers

21st April 2021

21st Jul 2021

24th Nov 2021

Raising Self Esteem

28th April 2021

28th Jul 2021

1st Dec 2021

Family Meetings and How to Run Them

5th May 2021

1st Sep 2021

8th Dec 2021

Understanding Anxiety and Depression part One

12th May 2021

8th Sep 2021

15th Dec 2021

Support with Anxiety and Depression part Two

19th May 2021

15th Sep 2021

12th Jan 2022

How to Speak so they Listen and Listen, so they Speak

26th May 2021

22nd Sep 2021

19th Jan 2022

Understanding Anger Part One

2nd Jun 2021

29th Sep 2021

26th Jan 2022

Understanding Anger Part Two

9th Jun 2021

6th Oct 2021

2nd Feb 2022

To book a place please contact 01202 743279 or email  


£10.00 per person per session

Payment by bank transfer, by telephone calling 01202 612896, by cash at the EDAS Training office or by PayPal to EDAS (Essential Drug and Alcohol Services).

Booking your place

Complete Online Booking Form or Download Booking Form

For more information

Please contact our Training department:

Telephone: 01202 743279 | Email: 

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