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PARENTING SUPPORT GROUP; for families of children with additional needs

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Acton Gardens Community Centre

Bollo Bridge Road

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W3 8UU

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8 WEEK: PARENTING SUPPORT PROGRAMME - For Parents and Carers of Children with Additional Needs

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About the Parenting Support Programme

You are invited to join our Parenting Support Group, an eight-week training and support programme, which has been established for parents/carers of children with disabilities and additional needs.

The Programme starts on 6th May 2021 from 9.30am - 12pm, ending Thursday 1st July (with a week off for Easter on 3rd June). It will be held in Covid-safe conditions at the Acton Gardens Community Centre, LONDON. W3 8UU.

Our group will be lead will by Samia Nelson, a skilled and empathic Transactional Analyst Psychotherapist, who has a wealth of experience in delivering this programme in other parts of London.

Samia focuses on developing resilience within families and positive mental health for parents/carers and their children.Themes include managing emotions; supporting behaviour; personal power; implementing boundaries; working with anger; nurturing ourselves; and accessing services and support.

The course provides an opportunity for parents/carers to build friendships and support networks as we share and learn from one another's experiences - acknowledging our challenges and recognizing what we do.

Week 1 : Getting to know each otherIntroduction to resilience and understanding emotions

Week 2 : Managing emotions / Cycles of feelings and behaviour / Personal power

Week 3: Supporting behaviour & handling anger / Empathy & praise / Expectations

Week 4: Communicating with your child / Consistency & Boundaries

Week 5 : Nurturing ourselves / Time for me

Week 6: Communicating with others/ The 'PAC' model / The Drama Triangle

Week 7: Signposting to external agencies / What remains?

Week 8: Celebrate our parenting / Reflections

Joining Details:

The programme will be delivered under socially distanced conditions at our centre in Acton, but will move online if necessary. If so, we will provide a laptop and broadband to any family that would be unable to participate otherwise.

Dates: Thursday 21 of January to Thursday 18 March 2021 (half term 18 Feb)

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm at Acton Gardens Community Centre.

Register online: https://www.yardo.co.uk/parenting

Self-Selected Fees: we suggest £40/ £80 /£160 for the entire 8 week parenting programme. However, we recognise that some families are under immense financial stress at the moment, so no one will be turned away due to financial reasons.

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NB, we have only ten places so, due to our funding terms, we will prioritise parents who live in Acton W3, or the surrounding neighbourhoods.


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