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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 Training available for parent/carers in June please see each organisation tab for further details

Date

Course

Friday 3rd June 2020  10am to 12 noon

EARLY HELP-  Developing good Bedtime routines for Parent/Carers of Children aged 3 to 12 year old

 

Tuesday 7th June - 11am to 12 noon

 

 

BBPCF - Worry Management Workshop Queen's Park Neighbourhood Centre, Marlborough Road, MK40 4LE

 

Tuesday 7th June 2022 1pm to 3pm

EARLY HELP - Managing Fighting and Aggression for Parents/Carers of Children aged 3 to 12 year old

 

Wednesday 9:30am to 11:30am 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th June, 6th and 13th July 2022

EARLY HELP - Steeping Stones parents of children with a developmental disability or additional need aged 3-12 years old

 

10am to 11am Wed 8th, 15th 22nd and 29th of June Carers in Beds Wellbeing Group Carers Stress Busting

Carers in Beds Wellbeing Group Carers Stress Busting

Wednesday 12:00pm to 1:30pm 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th June, 6th and 13th July 2022

EARLY HELP - Fear-Less Triple P supports parents to help children/Young People manage their anxiety more effectively

 

Friday 10th June 10am to 11:30am

HEALTH - ONLINE ADHD in Children and Young people: Challenges, Strengths and Treatment Options

 

Monday 13th of June 9:30am to 11:30am

 

HEALTH - ONLINE Supporting speech language and communication needs with Becky Crouch (SLT)

Thursday 16th June 2022 7pm-9pm   

 

 

 

EARLY HELP – Coping with Teenage Emotions

Monday (3 Weeks) 7pm to 9pm on 20th, 27th of June and 4th July 2022

 

EARLY HELP Fear-Less Triple P supports parents to help children/Young People manage their anxiety more effectively.

 

Friday 24th June 2022 2pm to 4pm -

EARLY HELP Building Teenage Survival Skills

 

Health Webinars on ADHD and SALT as part of the Summer of SEND

Friday 10th June 10am to 11:30am - ONLINE ADHD in Children and Young people: Challenges, Strengths and Treatment Options

Join consultant community paediatrician Dr Yemula  to explore ADHD in children and young people, including challenges, strengths and treatment options

To book click here


Monday 13th of June from 9:30am to 11:30am - ONLINE Supporting speech language and communication needs with Becky Crouch (SLT)

A universal workshop to develop knowledge and understanding of speech, language, and communication development. 

To book click here 

Bedford Borough Early Help Team

10am to 12 noon Friday 3rd June 2020 - Developing good Bedtime routines for Parent/Carers of Children aged 3 to 12 year old

What is the online workshop about?

The developing good bedtime routines workshop is a two hour stand alone workshop where you will meet other parents experiencing similar issues. This workshop gives you some useful tips to develop a positive bedtime routine and teach your child to fall sleep in their own bed and stay in their bed until morning time. These workshops will be relaxed and informal; you can contribute as much or as little as you want. We will watch some video clips of common parenting issues, have a chat about these, share some tips and ideas and you choose the strategies you feel with work with your family.  

Questions

If you have any questions please contact Martyn.Lee@bedford.gov.uk or on 01234 276147

How do I book?

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk 

Cost

All Triple P courses are free 


1pm to 3pm Tuesday 7th June 2022 - Managing Fighting and Aggression for Parents/Carers of Children aged 3 to 12 year old

What is the online workshop about?

The managing fighting and aggression online workshop is a two hour stand alone workshop where you will meet other parents experiencing similar issues. You will receive lots of positive tips and strategies proven to work with all families. These group sessions will be relaxed and informal; you can contribute as much or as little as you want. We will watch some video clips of common parenting issues, have a chat about these, share some tips and ideas and you choose the strategies you feel with work with your family. 

Questions

If you have any questions please contact Martyn.Lee@bedford.gov.uk or on 01234 276147

How do I book?

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk 

Cost

All Triple P courses are free 


Wednesday 9:30am to 11:30am 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th June, 6th and 13th July 2022 - Steeping Stones parents of children with a developmental disability or additional need aged 3-12 years old

Stepping Stones Triple P has been developed for parents of children with a developmental disability or additional need. Because it’s based on Triple P’s proven parenting strategies, it gives you ways to deal with the kinds of childhood behaviour problems and issues that can make family life stressful.

Stepping Stones Triple P has been evaluated with real families and has been shown to work with children with intellectual and physical disabilities who have disruptive behaviour.

Who is this for?

• Parents of children with a disability (3years to 12years)

Stepping Stones Triple P can help you

• manage problem behaviour and developmental issues common in children

with disabilities

• encourage behaviour you like

• cope with stress

• develop a close relationship with your child

• teach your child new skills

Questions

If you have any questions please contact Martyn.Lee@bedford.gov.uk or on 01234 276147

How do I book?

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk 

Cost

All Triple P courses are free 

 


Wednesday 12:00pm to 1:30pm 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th June, 6th and 13th July 2022 - Fear-Less Triple P supports parents to help children/Young People manage their anxiety more effectively.

Fear-Less Triple P is a cognitive-behavioural parenting intervention that supports parents to help children manage their anxiety more effectively.

The program encourages parents to generalize strategies to all family members, not just the child of concern.

Fear-Less Triple P aims to help parents to set a good example of coping with anxiety, coach their children to become more emotionally resilient, and develop a toolbox of strategies and choose the most effective to respond to their child’s anxiety.

The Fear-Less Triple P program can either be completed in six group sessions.

Suited to parents or caregivers of children aged from 6 to 18 years who have low to moderate levels of anxiety that cause significant distress or impact on their everyday functioning.

Questions

If you have any questions please contact Martyn.Lee@bedford.gov.uk or on 01234 276147

How do I book?

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk 

Cost

All Triple P courses are free 


Thursday 16th June 2022 7pm-9pm - Coping with Teenage Emotions

So what is this online  workshop all about?


The ‘coping with teenagers emotions’ workshop lasts two hours , usually there will be a group of  other parents . This workshop gives some practical suggestions to help you teach your teenager how to manage their emotions & how to manage any problems. The tips and strategies have been proven to work with families. The workshop will be relaxed and informal; you can talk as much or as little as you want. We will watch some video clips of common parenting issues. Have a chat about these, share some tips and ideas and you will choose the strategies you feel will work for your family. 

What is the online workshop about?

The dealing with disobedience workshop is a two hour stand alone workshop where you will meet other parents experiencing similar issues. You will receive lots of positive tips and strategies proven to work with all families. These group sessions will be relaxed and informal; you can contribute as much or as little as you want. We will watch some video clips of common parenting issues, have a chat about these, share some tips and ideas and you choose the strategies you feel with work with your family.

Questions

If you have any questions please contact Martyn.Lee@bedford.gov.uk or on 01234 276147

How do I book?

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk 

Cost

All Triple P courses are free 


Monday (3 Weeks) 7pm to 9pm on 20th, 27th of June and 4th July 2022 - Fear-Less Triple P supports parents to help children/Young People manage their anxiety more effectively.

Fear-Less Triple P is a cognitive-behavioural parenting intervention that supports parents to help children manage their anxiety more effectively.

The program encourages parents to generalize strategies to all family members, not just the child of concern.

Fear-Less Triple P aims to help parents to set a good example of coping with anxiety, coach their children to become more emotionally resilient, and develop a toolbox of strategies and choose the most effective to respond to their child’s anxiety.

Suited to parents or caregivers of children aged from 6 to 18 years who have low to moderate levels of anxiety that cause significant distress or impact on their everyday functioning.

Questions

If you have any questions please contact Martyn.Lee@bedford.gov.uk or on 01234 276147

How do I book?

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk 

Cost

All Triple P courses are free 


2pm to 4pm Friday 24th June 2022 - Building Teenage Survival Skills

The workshop will be relaxed and informal; you can talk as much or as little as you want. We will watch some video clips of common parenting issues, have a chat about these, share some tips and ideas and you will choose the strategies you feel will work for your family. 

Questions

If you have any questions please contact Martyn.Lee@bedford.gov.uk or on 01234 276147

How do I book?

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk 

Cost

All Triple P courses are free 

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum

The below training is FREE of charge for members of the foum. To join which is FREE please complete a membership form by clicking here 

Worry Management Workshop

Tuesday 7th June - 11am-12pm

Queen's Park Neighbourhood Centre, Marlborough Road, MK40 4LE

We all worry from time to time, but sometimes our worrying can become a little out of control. This workshop is an introduction at how we can identify these worries and how we can manage them better using CBT techniques.

The in-person workshop covers:

Understanding anxiety and worry ​

Recognising worries​

Learning how to manage worry

Book your place


Continence Team Get Together

Thursday 16th June - 10am

Do you have concerns about your child, are they struggling with incontinence? Do you need some support?

 

Please come and join us online to speak to the continence team and ask any questions you have.

Book your place

 

Bedfordshire and Luton Recovery College

The Summer Prospectus 2022 is out now. View the handy flip version here.

Click to download here: The latest prospectus.

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

10am to 11am Wed 8th, 15th 22nd and 29th of June Carers in Beds Wellbeing Group Carers Stress Busting

A 4-week Programme to support carers manage and alleviate stress.

Available in person on online via Zoom. Sign up here for Carers Stress Busting

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