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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 

Autumn Term Parent Carer Training Calendar 

Please see the Autumn Term training calendar here

Autumn Term Professional Training Calendar 

Please see the Autumn Term training calendar here

Overview of Training available for parent/carers in December please see each organisation tab for further details

Monday 6th December - 10am

BBPCF – Get Together for parent/carer of children aged 0-5  

Tuesday 7th, 14th 21st of December and 4th and 11th of January

11am to 12 noon

Carers in Beds – Child Anxiety course

Tuesday 7th December

7pm to 9pm

Early Help – Triple P Coping with Teenagers emotions  

Bedford Borough Early Help Team

Triple P Coping with Teenagers Emotions 

Tuesday 7th of December 7pm to 9pm

In this session, parents discuss some of the reasons teenagers have emotional reactions and the skills that teens need to calm themselves down. Several positive parenting strategies are introduced to help parents teach their teen to better manage their emotions.

To book email

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum

Get together for parent carers of children age 0-5

Monday 6th December - 10am


Jenny Higham, the new team manager for the Early Years Support Team will be joining us to meet parents and talk about her service.

If you have a child in Bedford Borough age 0-5 with any kind of additional need (whether diagnosed or not) please join us for this online, informal discussion. You are very welcome whether you are already a member or not.

Book your place here

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 Beds

Child Anxiety

11am to 12 noon Tuesday 7th, 14th 21 of December and 4th and 11th of January

Join our Wellneing Practitioner, Caroline Carter, for this five week self guided course helping your child manage their fears and worries.

Come along in person at the office or on Zoom.

Sign-up here for the Wellbeing Child Anxiety wellbeing group

ONLINE Parent/Carer Module An Introduction to Speech and Language Communication