Navigating Transitions - Bounce Forward

Navigating Transitions

A four-session course for parents with resources to use at home 


Children and young people will face many transitions throughout their lives. Change and uncertainty is something we can help our children learn to navigate.

How do we support children to deal well with transition? Whether the move is from primary to secondary, to a new school or setting, or to a new teacher or class. It can be an anxious time for parents. The way they approach the changes their children face can be the difference between a stressful or a manageable transition. Knowing how best to manage our own emotions, worries and actions is vital for supporting children in the best possible way.

This is a series of four 60 minute on-line webinars for parents. The course explores how to support children and young people to face transitions and change with resilience. Practical resources will be provided to use at home to encourage a growth mindset to change and uncertainty.

Dates for the next course will be released soon. Please contact us via the contact form if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

More Information

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  • Are the sessions available on-demand?

    Yes, each live session will be recorded and sent to you after so you can watch them in your own time.

  • Who is it for?

    Parents who want to explore how best to help their children deal well with transition, change and uncertainty.

    The course is useful for parents with children of school age.

    This course builds on Raise Resilience.

    It is not a requirement to have completed Raise Resilience, although it would beneficial as this course builds and extends our understanding of resilience in relation to change and uncertainty.

  • Where is it?

    The live webinars will take place on Zoom, an online platform that allows you to see the trainer and the content. If you don’t already have the Zoom app, you can download it for free here. Once installed on your device, simply click on the meeting link provided by us at the allocated time, and we will take care of the rest. There is a useful video tutorial on how to join a meeting here.

  • Can I ask questions?

    Absolutely, we encourage you to get involved through live chat and Q&A functions.



  • Will you be able to see me?

    No, the sessions are one-way, so it’s only the Bounce Forward trainer on the screen.

  • Disclaimer

    It is important to understand the sessions will invite participants to consider, reflect on and learn skills to develop emotional resilience. The course will explore transition, change and uncertainty in the context of real life circumstances, but is not intended to solve individual problems, significant life challenges or provide therapeutic support of any kind.

    By confirming your attendance, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions and taking full responsibility for your suitability to attend.

Click here to contact us with any questions, and we hope to see you there!

Terms and conditions

Course Overview 

Session 1: Recognising personal concerns and barriers 

This session provides a space to share concerns and recognise we are not on our own. We all face challenges and change is a constant, so we will explore the link between emotions, energy and our ability to take control.

Session 2: Developing a growth mindset to change 

This session will consider unhelpful habits of thinking in relation to transition, change and uncertainty. The focus will be on exploring the differences between a fixed and growth mindset.

Session 3: Supporting children to recognise and regulate unhelpful emotions

This is session will explore evidence based strategies for dealing with anxiety, stress and dealing with strong reactions to change.

Session 4: Creating and strengthening human connections for transitions 

This session will focus on how we can play to our strengths when dealing with uncertainty and change. It will also explore a practical approach for assertive communication.

What parents tell us about Resilient Transitions  

There are some real gems of knowledge in the course.

I’ve tried the ideas and it really does make you think about how you react. It has changed the way I think about change!

Wow! I now realise that I have actually been making things worse, and now I have so many pointers to help moving forward.