DAY 2- LBTH Parent Conference 2021: Families Matter - The Road Ahead

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Families Matter: The Road Ahead - a conference planned with parents for parents.

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As the government announces its ‘roadmap’ to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in the months ahead, the Parent and Family Support Service welcomes parents, carers and guardians to join the first virtual conference with keynote speakers, webinars and workshops taking place over three days to fit in with busy family life.

Day 2 - Opening Message and Keynote Speech

9.55am Arrival in virtual waiting room

10.00am Welcome and look at the day ahead

10.10am Keynote Speaker: James Thomas, Corporate Director – Children and Culture

10.30am Close

Link to opening event

https://zoom.us/j/92356243490?pwd=ZXN6U2luMUxqUWJCK3hWVzNTNUdUUT09

Meeting ID: 923 5624 3490Passcode: JAFLU4

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Webinar/Workshop Times

Morning: 10.45-11.45am

Lunchtime Daily Discussion: 12.00-12.45pm

Afternoon: 1.30-2.30pm

Evening: 6.30-7.30pm

Prize Draw

Each participant of a webinar/workshop will be entered into a prize draw to win family tickets from our conference partners, including Rich Mix, Half Moon Young People’s Theatre and Discover Children’s Story Centre.

The more webinars/workshops you attend the more entries for the prize draw!

Zoom meeting registration links for Day 2 webinars are provided below to help you log on easily.

Please still book your selection of webinars and workshops if you have not already done so to help us manage numbers but you are welcome to join any of the sessions using the links provided below.

We look forward to seeing you on Day 2 of the Parent Conference!

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Your Child’s Mental Health and Wellbeing

Delivered by The Parental Engagement Team with an introduction to the Tower Hamlets Education Wellbeing Service.

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 10.45 - 11.45am - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/94880000158?pwd=dlVpS2FZdFFMelBkQ3BHOHhRY2tGQT09

Meeting ID: 948 8000 0158 Passcode: e3djCt

Workshop 2 - 6.30 - 7.30pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/91405843275?pwd=NXRMM3dSTXhCVkY3RzUzODdxVld5dz09

Meeting ID: 914 0584 3275 Passcode: 4gpDiM

Being a parent is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding and yet overwhelming jobs anyone can do. As parents and carers, you play an important role in your child’s mental health. Some children and young people have enjoyed being off school, while others will have struggled. Some may be coming to terms with family problems, loss or changes to their home life.

Understanding what is going on for your child and helping to support them mentally, emotionally and physically will not only be a great thing for them but will also help you feel more involved in your child’s life.

Also find out about Tower Hamlets Education Wellbeing Service (THEWS), known nationally as a schools Mental Health Support Team. The team has three core functions - to provide early intervention

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Improving Parent Wellbeing and Resilience

Delivered by The Parental Engagement Team with an introduction to the Talking Therapies Service

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 1.30 - 2.30pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/96097042939?pwd=aHM4UzRoSzhaRFpQdERFb1J3TnQzdz09

Meeting ID: 960 9704 2939 Passcode: v8z9dn

Workshop 2 - 6.30 - 7.30pm - - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/95779903656?pwd=Q2M3ZmN1ZUlnN3hKcjdMalVkSmFjZz09

Meeting ID: 957 7990 3656 Passcode: 6kBXLZ

Importance of emotional wellbeing; helping parents to identify early warning signs of anxiety, emotional distress and to develop a sense of positive emotional health and resilience. We will also cover:

  • What is resilience and why is it important
  • How wellbeing promotes resilience
  • Negative impacts of stress

Also find out about the Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies NHS service that provides Talking Therapies to adults in Tower Hamlets. They provide support for mild to moderate mental health difficulties like low mood, depression, stress and anxiety via online treatment, groups, webinars as well as 1:1 work.

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Parenting Post-Lockdown

Delivered by The Parental Engagement Team

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 10.45 - 11.45am - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/94255535696?pwd=OCtQc3JIb211d3ZsaG5wcWtuVGxMUT09

Meeting ID: 942 5553 5696 Passcode: 850855

Workshop 2 - 1.30 - 2.30pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/96014283119?pwd=VVlSdElMYzhHL3huYVBNeVVJemNsQT09

Meeting ID: 960 1428 3119 Passcode: 037664

As a result of the pandemic, people’s lives have been disrupted and parents are concerned about how to re-establish routines and manage their children’s behaviour post-lockdown.

This workshop will raise some of the key issues around parenting toddlers to teens and will explore strategies which will enable parents to encourage their children to return to the ‘new normal’.

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Healthy Relationships

Delivered by The Parental Engagement Team and Overland Children’s Centre

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 10.45 - 11.45am - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/98405819565?pwd=aEt2Q3FNVVE1WUNXUzdzUi9TeEZVZz09

Meeting ID: 984 0581 9565 Passcode: 567173

Workshop 2 - 1.30 - 2.30pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/98405819565?pwd=aEt2Q3FNVVE1WUNXUzdzUi9TeEZVZz09

Meeting ID: 984 0581 9565 Passcode: 567173

Find out how healthy relationships positively impact our children including tips on:

  • how to co-parent under stress
  • how parents' wellness and relationship impact our ability to parent

The session will also look at family models, positive communication and emotions. It will touch on divorce and separation issues with strategies to ensure children’s needs are continually met and an effective co-parenting relationship is maintained and/or developed at times of stress or transition.

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Keeping Children Safe Online During Covid-19

Delivered by Digital Awareness UK

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 10.45 - 11.45am - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/92831483608?pwd=ejduSjBEQmlDV05SN2lOUTAzRHhhdz09

Meeting ID: 928 3148 3608 Passcode: 803480

Workshop 2 - 1.30 - 2.30pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/93956172213?pwd=MHZteEUreE5RbU14Mjcvd2s4dHFVQT09

Meeting ID: 939 5617 2213 Passcode: 611698

Screen time amongst young people has reportedly increased by 500% during lockdown, so keeping young people safe online has never been more important. Online issues such as bullying, hate speech, fake news, sexual harassment and exposure to upsetting content have increased at an alarming rate during the pandemic.

Delivered by leading online safety organisation, Digital Awareness UK, this workshop will cover the latest apps and digital trends, critical issues from sexting to selfies and screen time to inappropriate content. We will also offer plenty of guidance and tips that will help families to establish happier and healthier tech home lives.

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Financial Wellbeing Advice

Delivered by The Tackling Poverty Team

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 6.30 - 7.30pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/96479533329?pwd=ZGM5aWt1aXd0ZEQrRDA3a1p1cTNtZz09

Meeting ID: 964 7953 3329 Passcode: 5eqxQ1

This webinar aims to provide practical financial advice for parents. The pandemic has made the need for financial resilience more prevalent than ever. This webinar will provide useful advice on how to become more financially resilient and information on where you can go to get support. The topics that will be covered are:

  • Welfare benefit support
  • Budgeting and money management tools
  • Grants
  • Housing costs
  • Coronavirus financial impacts
  • Local organisations who can help with debt, employment, food support and welfare/grant application support

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The Lunchtime Daily Discussion: Covid Vaccination Awareness

Delivered by The Public Health

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 12.00 - 12.45pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/91567141122?pwd=cDZQbCtvcnRSa2NrV3N1VnNHQ2lGUT09

Meeting ID: 915 6714 1122 Passcode: H2q5Y8

Vaccination is a huge part of the road to recovery from coronavirus. Learn more about what families can do to support the roll out of the vaccination in our community. It’s important that people are ready when they are called.

Questions? Ask them here.

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Daily SEND Q&A Session

Delivered by Tower Hamlets Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice Support Service (SENDIASS)

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Workshop 1 - 6.30 - 7.30pm - Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/98338668352?pwd=S2ZhSnlEbEN1NHFmeGR4ZkVGWDZjdz09

Meeting ID: 983 3866 8352 Passcode: X6gy47

An opportunity for parents to ask questions around Special Educational Needs and Disability.

  • Getting support from the school
  • Applying for an EHCP
  • Looking for the right school
  • Home schooling

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Please note – all confirmed registration bookings will receive the Zoom webinar details one day before the event.

The Zoom meeting details are for the registered participant only and are not to be shared more widely.

For more information email parentalengagement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

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