Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partner Family Awareness Consciousness Togetherness (FACT) are conducting parenting skills education with parents in several communities on the West Coast of Berbice as of April, 2017.
FACT will target over 160 parents for parenting sessions. As at May 31, 2017, FACT has engaged 21 parents for these sessions in communities such as Calcutta, Mahaicony, Shieldstown and Belladrum.
Parenting session are designed to decrease violent approaches to discipline in the home and improve communication between parent and child. Parenting sessions afford parents the opportunity to learn how their childhood experiences helped to shape their current approach to discipline. They will also learn about non violent approaches to discipline.
The aim of the CRA is to protect children from violence and abuse so that they can have the opportunity to grow up in a violence free environment and achieve their full potential. Parents play a pivotal role in achieving this