The government is to issue free £100 vouchers for parenting classes in a scheme known as Can Parent -visit http://www.canparent.org.uk -via Boots the chemist.
The free vouchers will offer parents up to 10 two hour advice sessions on how best to bring up their children.
Often when are unsure on how to handle an issue some advice would be gratefully received.
Initially the free vouchers will only be available in Middlesbrough, Camden in North London and High Peak Derbyshire.
If it is successful it could be extended throughout England and Wales
CANparent Parenting vouchers can be used to get support with issues such as:-
• communicating and staying calm
• managing sleep issues
• learning through play
• coping with difficult behaviour
• rules and routines
• parents working together as a team
• understanding different stages of your child’s development
The scheme will be overseen by the The Department for Education.