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Good Practice in Working with Parents with a Learning Disability

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Plymouth Guildhall (Astor/Charter rooms)

Guildhall Square

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The Plymouth Parent Advocacy Project (part of the Plymouth Highbury Trust) is running a series of sessions on how to work effectively with parents with a learning disability.

This course is suitable for anyone who works with parents with learning disabilities in a care or support environment from either childrens’ or adults services, health, education and social care and the voluntary sector. This could include Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Health visitors, Early Years Workers, Parent Support Advisors, Foster Carers and Midwives.

The course will cover:

  • What is a learning disability/difficulty?

  • How to identify a parent with a possible learning disability

  • How to engage and effectively communicate with parents supporting them to meet their child’s needs and keep them safe

  • The key features of the Department of Health's Good Practice Guide in working with parents with a learning disability

  • The perspective of parents

  • The role of an Advocate and purpose of the project

This course is being offered free. However, non cancellation will result in a £35.00 charge

An additional 10 places for each course have been prioritised for staff working in Plymouth CYPFS and are available through :

Abbie Webb
Clerical Officer
Children Young People and Families Services
Plymouth City Council
Midland House,

Notte Street
Plymouth
PL1 2EJ

T +441752304505
E abbie.webb@plymouth.gov.uk


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