Please see below for information about 3 online parent workshops, taking place this term, which are being offered by ‘Family Lives’ and funded by HCC.
The following courses are being offered:
1. Bringing Up Confident Children for Parents of Children aged 5 to 13 with ADHD (1 x 6-week group)
2. Bringing Up Confident Children for Parents of Children aged 5 to 15 with SEN (1 x 8-week group)
3. Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16 (3 x 6-week groups on different days/times)
|Bringing Up Confident Children for Parents of Children aged 5 to 13 with SEN||12.30 – 2.30||Thursday||1, 8, 15 & 22 Oct & 5, 12, 19 & 26 Nov|
|Bringing Up Confident Children for Parents of Children aged 5 to 13 with ADHD||12.30 – 2.30||Monday||9, 16, 23, 30 Nov & 7, 14 December 2020|
|Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16||7pm-9pm||Wednesday||7, 14, 21 Oct & 4,11,18 November 2020|
|Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16||7pm-9pm||Thursday||12,19,26 November and 3,10,17 December|
|Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16||9.30-11.30||Friday||13, 20 & 27 November & 4, 11 & 18 December 2020|
Please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a referral if you would be interested in taking part in any of these courses.
Please find links below to the July newsletter for ADD-vance, with useful information for parents of children with diagnosed or suspected ADHD and ASD.
They are running their hugely popular free course: ‘Understanding ADHD and Autism’ online and are offering some new dates for this. It gets booked up very quickly and booking opens on Friday 3rd July at 1pm.
ADD-vance are also offering a series of webinars, entitled, ‘Going Back to School after COVID’. Booking for the webinars opens on Monday 6th July at 1pm.
For more information about either the course or the webinar, click on the links below.
BBC Bitesize have published an article about building resilience in children, which will be helpful for so many children in these very uncertain times. Please find the link to the article below.
NESSie are offering 2 free counselling sessions to parents/carers or children either via Zoom or a phone call. Each session will last up to 50 minutes. I imagine this will get booked up very quickly. See the document below to find out how to register your interest.
A recording of the LIVE Young People’s COVID-19 webinar is now available to view via the link below. It may be of interest to some of our older children.
The webinar addressed questions that have been raised by young people. The webinar panel included Professor Jim McManus, Herts Director of Public Health; Councillor Tim Hutchings, Cabinet Member for Public Health; Simon Newland, Education Operations Director, Hertfordshire County Council; and Liz Shapland, Deputy Education Services Director, Herts for Learning.
Below is a link to updated sources of information to support children’s emotional well-being, provided by the Educational Psychology Service. If you have any concerns about your child, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Delaney, the SENDCo/Mental Health Lead at school: email@example.com
Please find below a link to resources provided by the NSPCC to support children’s wellbeing during this difficult time.
Family Lives are delivering free onlie parenting groups during Covid-19 to support parents. The groups, funded by Herts County Council, are aimed at parents of :
· Pre Teens/Teens showing challenging behaviour and/or where there is a family first assessment, child in need or child protection plan
· Children with ADHD
Please find further details below, including information on how to book a place in one of the groups.