The professionals of the Institute have worked in recent years in the development and creation of a school for parents, in order to guide their educational action. This proposal is addressed to Associations of fathers and mothers, City Councils and other organizations and entities that wish to incorporate it into their program of activities.


The School of fathers and mothers consists of a variable cycle of work sessions, directed to fathers and mothers, of an approximate duration of an hour and a half to two hours each, divided into three parts:

first part: presentation of the topic,
Second part: work in small groups, and
third part: comments, debate and questions.

With this model of work, the School of fathers and mothers aims to go beyond being a simple cycle of conferences, to become a participatory pedagogical activity, in which the starting point is the own experience of the parents and assistants.

The sessions are conducted by leading professionals in psychology, pedagogy and medicine, with proven experience in the field of education and / or health, and can be developed in the classroom of the Institute or in the place that the requesting entity decide

Since the School of parents works as a Permanent Seminar, and therefore its continuity is valued as a success element. It is advisable that the organizing entity is responsible for having interested persons register, if possible, for all sessions. A minimum participation of 14 people and a maximum participation of 30 is recommended.

Depending on the case, support material will be provided throughout the session with basic information on the subject.

Next, a possible program is proposed for each of the age groups that the proposal contemplates. Since it is only a proposal, other topics can be suggested or modified according to the interests of each group of parents.

Primary education

The topics that make up this section can be considered as basic educational content, from the family point of view. These are the themes that initiate work with younger parents.
Main topics

Psychological characteristics of children from 6 to 12 years old
Psychological characteristics of puberty
Make a couple, make parents
Development of self-esteem and autonomy

Complementary themes

Where we come from? Sexuality and affectivity
Educate in the rights, educate in the duties
Educate in values
Educational styles
Basic health habits
Family leisure
Rules of coexistence: order life at home
Educate emotional intelligence
Communication skills parent-children
Resolution of problems in the parent-child relationship
Parents and divorced mothers
Put limits and hold
Reward and punish
Prevention of sexual abuse
Prevention of tobacco and alcohol consumption
Sexuality and affectivity in puberty

Secondary education

The themes that make up this section focus on adolescent age, in a broad sense.
Main topics

Basic characteristics of adolescence
Changes in the relationship between parents – children during adolescence

Complementary themes

Adolescence and risk
Educational styles
Leisure as an educational and relationship space
Educate the / with emotional intelligence
Communication skills parent-children
Resolution of problems in the parent-child relationship
Leisure in adolescence
Parents and divorced mothers
Prevention of drug addiction in adolescence
Sexuality and adolescence


As already mentioned, these are some of the topics that are proposed. Obviously, the school or organizing entity can propose other issues to work on other interests and, if necessary, the Institute for the Study of Sexuality and the Couple will select among its members and / or collaborators those professionals most suitable for Work on each new topic.

If the school, in an initial phase of the work and to attract a greater number of possible fathers and mothers, prefers it, most of the topics can be reconverted into conferences, but with the cost that the group dynamics will be lost.

You can see an updated list of schools in which we have held conferences or activities of School of fathers and mothers in the clients page.