Non-violent resistance group (NVR)

This course will run over 8 weeks, each sessions is two hours long.  There are 12 spaces available for this course

The NVR (Non-Violent Resistance) parenting group  is based around a strategy use to help manage the violent, aggressive and harmful behaviours in children and adolescents. The basis of this strategy is from ideas and ethology from Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Rosa Parks.

The key concepts covered on the in NVR parenting are to:

  • de-escalate conflicts
  • increase parental presence
  • taking a firm stand against any acts of violence
  • announcing this commitment to your child or adolescent
  • arranging sit-ins
  • breaking the cycle of shame and silence
  • recruiting and utilising supporters
  • use of reconciliation gestures that despite a young person’s behaviour will help to increase positive interactions between parents, children and young people.

Group dates

Date and timeBook a place
8 January to 25 March 2020
(no group 19 March 2020)

10am to 12pm

Book a place at the event

Once you have booked onto the group, we will email you address details.

22 April to 15 July 2020
(no group 27 May 2020)

10am to 12pm

For learning and development information, please call us on 03000 42 05 08 or email PAST@kent.gov.uk.

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