This session will provide you with an overview of working with vulnerable groups.
The evening will start with two short introductory talks followed by a choice of two workshops which go into more detail of working with either adults and children.
The talks and workshops will be led by Albert Potrony and Tanya Harris. Albert Potrony is, an artist educator who has extensive experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Tanya Harris will share her experience of working in participatory arts in health programmes, encouraging creativity and well-being. Tanya focuses on arts skills development programmes, building empathy and communication between service users, in Community, Education and Health Settings, Galleries and Museums.
Aidan Adams, Education Project Manager from Bow Arts will be on hand to offer his perspectives.
Working with children:
Led by Albert Potrony (Artist Educator) and Stephen Kilgour (Cherry Garden School), this session will provide you with an overview of Special Education and a better understanding of how to work with children with a range of disabilities. Albert’s practical activities will equip you with fun and inventive approaches that you can apply in the classroom to best meet children’s needs.
Working with Adults:
This workshop will enable dialogue and shared learning through positive case studies of working with vulnerable adults effectively. Time will be given to listen to your ideas regarding the work you want to develop, how to develop best practice and give you advice of how to Safeguard yourself and those you will be facilitating.
This session will include scenarios based exercises exploring the perspectives of vulnerable adults. More information to come soon.