Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde, will officially launch a Training of Trainers Parenting Workshop on Friday, March 13, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
The programme, which is being conducted by the Ministry, in collaboration with PAREDOS (Parent Education for Development in Barbados), has as its theme Lighting the Way to Positive Parenting.
Sessions, which started on February 29, are geared at teaching participants how to deliver training in parenting skills to parents and potential parents across Barbados.
The target group includes nurses, social workers, teachers, guidance counsellors and members of the clergy. The 10-week training programme is aimed at persons with a knowledge of psychology, sociology, social work, poverty, financial management and other thematic areas.