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Training for parents/carers

Following feedback we now provide a monthly round up of all training available for SEND parents in Bedford Borough.

Round up of Training available in September

To book training for 

Carers in Beds - visit their what's on calendar by click here then click on the date and time 

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - Visit their event page on their website by clicking here 

Autism Bedfordshire - Visit their training page by clicking here

Early Help Triple P Training - Email please make the subject the date time and title of the course 

Wednesday 7th September to  12th of October  11am to 12 noon

Carers in Beds - Managing challenging behaviour with primary school age children

Thursday 8th September, 2022  to 1st of December 9:30am to 11:30am 

BBPCF - Healthy Parent Carer Programme Day Programme


Mondays, 7pm-8.30pm 12th, 19th & 26th September; 3rd, 10th & 17th October 

Early Help - Fear-Less Triple P (Group 1) supports parents to help children/Young People manage their anxiety more effectively.

Monday 12th September to 5th of December 7pm to 9pm 

BBPCF - Healthy Parent Carer Programme Evening Programme 

Tuesday 13th September 7pm-9pm 

Early Help - Coping with Teenage Emotions

Wednesday 14th September 10am to 1pm 

Autism Beds - Anxiety, Autism & Behaviour
£15 Members

£20 Non Members

Tuesday 20th September 2022 10am-12pm - 

Early Help Reducing Family Conflict for parents/carers aged 12 year and older

Tuesday 20th September 2022 6pm to 7pm

Carers in Beds - Low Mood Workshop 

Wednesday 21st September 10am to 11am 

Carers in Beds - Stress  Workshop 

Thursday 22nd September  to 13th of Octover 10am to 11am 

Carers in Beds - Child Anxiety Wellbeing Group

Tuesday 27th September - 9.30am-3.30pm

BBPCF - IPSEA Training for Parent Carers

Wednesday 28th September 10am to 11.30am

BBPCF Anti-Bullying Workshop

Wednesday 28th September 7pm to 8:30pm

BBPCF Anti-Bullying Workshop

Friday 30th September 10am to 11:30am

Carers in Beds - What is Autism, what is PDA, what is a Learning Disability?’


Bedfordshire and Luton Recovery College Autumn Sept to Dec

The 2022 Autumn (September - December) Prospectus is out now.

Click to download here: The latest prospectus.

Click to download the summary version 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



ONLINE Council for Disabled Children level 1 and 2 SEND basic awareness training (Certificate available)

The Council for Disabiled Children is delighted to announce the launch of their SEND Basic Awareness e-learning course. This freely available, self-guided e-learningwill improve people  knowledge and understanding of:

  • the Children and Families Act,
  • the SEND Code of Practice,
  • the Local Offer,
  • the graduated approach

Level 1 link -  Level 1: SEND Basic Awareness | Council for Disabled Children

Level 2 link - Level 2: SEND Basic Awareness | Council for Disabled Children

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