Non-Violent Resistance, from hostility to harmony – eight week online course


14/09/2022 - 02/11/2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Type

Non-Violent Resistance, From Hostility to Harmony  – changing a child’s challenging behaviour

Eight week online course via Zoom

Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) is a simple and empowering method for families to connect with children of any age and to reduce or eradicate challenging behaviour. Lasting change can happen in just a few months for those who diligently apply the principles,

Gill Tree, NVR Trainer and Mentor, will be running a virtual course NVR, From Hostility to Harmony, from Wednesday 14 September to Wednesday 9 November, breaking for half-term on Wednesday 26 October.

The unique programme, NVR combined with neuro linguistic programming, and stress management, will to teach you to:

  • De-escalate conflict during emotionally charged incidents
  • Prioritise problematic behaviours with a view to changing them
  • Break the ‘seal of silence’, overcome your isolation and develop support networks within your community
  • Raise your authority through organised protests
  • Repair your relationship through reconciliation gestures, repair and relationship based play
  • Desist in engaging with the behaviour, to disrupt the learnt and patterned negative behaviour of your child
  • Ensure extreme self-care, practice self -regulation and meet your own needs
  • Develop reflective forms of communication and non-verbal communication
  • Apply the NVR approach to discipline and natural consequences
  • Apply NVR principles in a trauma informed manner

The course will  consist of eight two-hour group sessions and four one-hour individual sessions, plus access to the e-course.

10am to 12pm (midday) on Wednesday mornings, starting Wednesday 14 September 

Wed 14 Sept 10.00am – 12.00pm
Wed 21 Sept 10.00am – 12.00pm
Wed 28 Sept 10.00am – 12.00pm
Wed 5 Oct 10.00am – 12.00pm
Wed 12 Oct 10.00am – 12.00pm
Wed 19 Oct 10.00am – 12.00pm
Half Term 10.00am – 12.00pm
Wed 2 Nov 10.00am – 12.00pm
Wed 9 Nov 10.00am – 12.00pm



The course will be paid for by the Adoption Support Fund, and the cost will be deducted out of your child’s Annual Fair Access Limit.

To register your interest, please email us:
Please include your children’s names, their date of birth, the named social worker, telephone number and confirmation of your email address.