Yesterday it was announced that the Solihull Online programme would be free and available for parents and carers.

The Solihull online programme is an online course for parents of children aged between 6 months and 19 years old.

It is available in different languages and is the first online course for parents to be awarded the Governments CANparent Quality Mark.

Christina McKelvie, SNP MSP for Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse said:

‘’This is very welcoming news from the Scottish Government. It is vital that we do all we can to support parents and carers during these unprecedented times.

‘’The programme will help children get more support by helping their carers and parents gain a deeper understand of how young people may be feeling during this difficult time.

‘’It has now been made available on PC’s, Macs, iPads, laptops and tablets and can be accessed by visiting