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Training for parents/carers

Following feedback that parents/carers wanted to have one place which listed all the training available to them, we are pleased to launch our new monthly training page on the Local Offer.

This page will be regularly updated as we become aware of more training available so do keep coming back to check for updates. Please contact us  if you are aware of any training that you feel should be included on this page 

Overview of online training available for parent carers in April please see each organisation tab for further details

Wednesday 7 April 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 

Carers in Beds - Transitioning to the ‘New Normal’: Helping  Parents and Children During Their Return to School  

Monday 12th April 1pm -3pm

Triple P Discussion Group - - Dealing with Disobedience

Monday 12th April 7pm -9pm

Triple P Discussion Group - - Managing Fighting and Aggression

Tuesday’s 13th, 20th, 27th April & 3rd May

 

10am -11.30am

Triple P Discussion Groups - Transitions Group A 

Tuesdays 13th, 20th,27th April & 4th, 11th and 18th May 

6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Carers in Beds - Managing Challenging Behaviour with Primary School Age Children (6-week course) Run by Caroline Carter (CIB Wellbeing Practitioner) 

Thursday 15th April 10am

 

BBPCF Health Update and Get Together

Thursday’s 15th, 22nd, 29th April & 5th May

 

4.30pm – 6pm

Triple P Discussion Groups - Transitions Group B 

Thursday 18th April

10am to 12:30pm

Autism Beds – The First Steps  to Supporting a Child with Autism Spectrum Condition training Cost £5

Monday 19th April – 10am

BBPCF - Demand Avoidance Training

Monday 19th April 6:30pm -8:30pm

Triple P Discussion Group - - Teen Brain Matters

Monday 26th April – 10am

BBPCF -CAMHS Get Together

Monday 26th April 7:30pm

ADHDWiseUK - ADHD Parent Carer talk.

For those raising children with ADHD, this free talk will blend theory and practice to show the reasons why children behave as they do and strategies for making positive change. 

Book here

Thursday 29th April 6:30pm -8:30pm

Triple P Discussion Group - - Coping with Teenage Emotions

ADHDWiseUK - ADHD Parent Carer talk

Monday 26th April

7:30pm

ADHDWiseUK - ADHD Parent Carer talk.

For those raising children with ADHD, this free talk will blend theory and practice to show the reasons why children behave as they do and strategies for making positive change. 

Book here

 

Autism Bedfordshire

Thursday 18th April

10am to 12:30pm

Autism Beds – The First Steps  to Supporting a Child with Autism Spectrum Condition training Cost

A relaxed session, specifically for parents and carers of  children who are undiagnosed, newly diagnosed, or going through the diagnostic process

To book a place email enquiries@autismbeds.org or call 01234 214871

 

Thursday 29th April 

7:30pm to 9pm

Autism Beds – Parent/Carer Network FREE

A safe place to talk about Autism, and a chance to talk to other parent/carers who understand and to share experience and  knowledge

To book a place email enquiries@autismbeds.org or call 01234 214871

Bedford Borough Early Help Team

Triple P provides  tips and ideas that make parenting easier and help you come up with ideas on how to manage fighting and aggression.  Due to Covid 19 all sesions are being provided online.

Tuesday’s

10am -11.30am

13th, 20th, 27th April

& 3rd May

Triple P Discussion Groups - Transitions Group A  

Thursday’s

4.30pm – 6pm

15th, 22nd, 29th April, & 5th May

 

Triple P Discussion Groups - Transitions Group B 

Monday 12th April

1pm -3pm

 

Triple P Discussion Group - Dealing with Disobedience

Monday 12th April

7pm -9pm

 

Triple P Discussion Group - Managing Fighting and Aggression

Monday 19th April

6:30pm -8:30pm

 

Teen Brain Matters

Thursday 29th April

6:30pm -8:30pm

Triple P Discussion Group - Coping with Teenage Emotions

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum

To book please email communications@bbpcf.co.uk 

Thursday 15th April 10am

 

Health Update and Get Together

Jo Drew (Designated Clinical Officer SEND Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group) will be joining us to give an update from the ‘Health’ perspective and take your questions.  You are also welcome to join us for a general get together and chat.

Monday 19th April – 10am

Demand Avoidance Training

Autism Bedfordshire will be delivering this training exclusively for members of the forum. 

Monday 26th April  - 10am

 

CAMHS Get Together

The CAMHS service will be joining us to give a brief update on their service and you will have the opportunity to ask them questions.

Wednesday 28th April – 6.30pm

 

SIBS Information Session

This workshop is for parents of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities who want to know more about supporting siblings. It will give parents an insight into siblings’ needs and experiences and gives some ideas for giving siblings attention.

BLMK SEND eLearning for Parents and Practitioners

Bedford Borough Council and Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum have worked with partners from across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes to coproduce a set of 3 eLearning modules where you can learn more about SEND and the Childrens and Families Act 2014.

You can access the training through clicking here . You will need to register as a new user to be able to access the training. For many of the registration questions parents can simply answer N/A.

The below video gives an introduction to what to expect from this eLearning

 

 

Carers in Bedfordshire

Carers in Beds provide a range of support and training for unpaid carers and can be viewed here.  We have picked up the specific parent carers training events below 

Wednesday 7 April 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 

Transitioning to the ‘New Normal’: Helping Parents and Children During Their Return to School   Run by Caroline Carter (CIB Wellbeing Practitioner)

Join us for a workshop on how to identify anxious thoughts that your child and/or you are experiencing and know what to do next in the context of COVID   To register click HERE 

 

Tuesdays 

13th, 20th,27th April & 4th, 11th and 18th May 

6:00pm - 7:00pm 

 

Managing Challenging Behaviour with Primary School Age Children (6-week course) Run by Caroline Carter (CIB Wellbeing Practitioner) 

Based on the Manchester Model of Challenging Behaviour, for primary school aged children, this 6-week course aims to promote positive relationships, attachment and pro-social behaviour through sensitive responding. 

To register click HERE 

 

Recovery college - New Online Prospectus for April 2021

 April 

Our courses and workshops focus on mental health and wellbeing. 

Enrolment is easy – simply email or telephone us to enrol on a course or workshop. 

Email: elft.recoverycollege@nhs.net

Telephone: 01234 263621