Practitioner development courses

We understand parent carers and their families, and we want to help you improve your confidence and skills supporting them. 

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How we can help you

We understand parent carers and their families, and we want to help you improve your confidence and skills supporting them. 

“Very  informative, lots of facts and information relatable to families I work with.”

About our workshops

Our workshops are delivered and facilitated by our talented Family Support Consultants who have a combination of lived and professional experience in a wide range of topics.

Trainers delivering the workshop will be able to use their knowledge, skills and experience to bring the topics to life and answer your questions or signpost you to further support.

You can purchase a place on one of our practitioner workshops.  Booking is via Eventbrite, and the link can be found under the workshop description or you can view all the available workshops.

Each workshop is packed with useful information and strategies that you can start using with the families you work with straight away.

Practitioners workshops – CPD accredited

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Working with parent carers of children with additional needs & disabilities | CPD accredited

Our CPD accredited workshop is for practitioners working with children across all age ranges.

– Learn practical ideas on how you can support disabled children and their families

– Enhance your skills in understanding parents’ concerns and how best to help them.

This workshop is developed for practitioners working in England as refers to English Legislation. The techniques and skills covered may also be useful to practitioners outside of England. Please get in touch if you would like any further information on this.

You can also commission this workshop to be run live for your setting.

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Toilet training children with additional needs & disabilities – practitioners webinar | CPD accredited

Children with additional needs may not start toilet training until they are older. In this CPD accredited webinar, you’ll learn how to know when they are ready and how to start.

You can also commission this workshop to be run live for your setting.

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Practitioners workshops – all other workshops

Understanding children’s behaviour – practitioners workshop

Gain a better understanding of why young children with additional needs behave the way they do.

You’ll learn ways to handle difficult situations in a calm, stress-free manner. And you’ll explore ways of supporting and encouraging the children you support.

If no events are listed, please do come back soon as we’re always adding new dates. Or you can commission our workshops for practitioners for your setting.

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Supporting children with anxiety – practitioners workshop

What are the causes of anxiety, and how does it make the children you are working with feel?

In this session, you’ll discover strategies to help you and the families you work with recognise and manage anxiety in children.

If no events are listed, please do come back soon as we’re always adding new dates. Or you can commission our workshops for practitioners for your setting.

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“Reminded me of the importance of working with parents and how life may be for them.”

Commission our workshops for your setting

You can also commission our workshops for practitioners for your team or setting. Or perhaps you think it would be useful for parent carers and practitioners to learn alongside each other? That’s something we can facilitate too.

We can host all of our workshops for small or large groups and can deliver face to face or virtually.

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Prices and booking for commissioned workshops

Virtual delivery (up to 20 participants): from £725 + VAT

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Face-to-face delivery: from £1200 + VAT

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“I feel more informed, I can empathise and signpost more.”

For information group booking or multiple purchases, or to book a course, just get in touch: 

Call us: Ellie Goff, Business Development Manager- 07884 742154 
Email us: businessdevelopment@contact.org.uk 

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