The Barbados Youth Service (BYS) will assist in the facilitation of an upcoming parenting seminar and workshop.
The seminar and workshop will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Almond Beach Resort, Heywoods, St. Peter under the theme, ‘Strengthening Communities through Effective Parenting: Our Children, Our Investment.’
According to coordinator and social work intern at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Ashanki Doughlin, the session is geared towards assisting in the fostering and building of relationships through “quality connections between parents/guardians and their children or wards”.
The workshops and seminars will specifically target parents and guardians of BYS trainees, as well as those enrolled in the Endless Possibilities Programme and the Community Technology Programme of the Community Development Department.
Some of the topics to be discussed are: Managing the Social and Sexual Dynamics of the Adolescent; The Economic Management of Your Household; and The Impact of the Male Presence within the Family.