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Courses and Support for Families

This page is regularly updated with the courses and support that is available for parents, carers and families in Hertfordshire.

June 2021

  • Talking Dads

    Published 24/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    Dads play an important role in a child’s life. This FREE ONLINE COURSE will help you be the Dad you want to be!
    Wednesdays 7.45-9.15pm 15th Sept-20th Oct, Course ID 455
    Tuesdays 7.45-9.15pm 2nd Nov-7th Dec, Course ID 456

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  • Supporting Links - Family Courses

    Published 24/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    Parent and Carer Support Online Courses Autumn Term 2021

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  • Talking Additional Needs

    Published 24/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    Free 6 week courses for parents and carers of children aged 2-19 years with a recognised additional need. Diagnosis is not essential.
    Tuesdays 8.00-9.30pm 2nd Nov-7th Dec, Course ID SL448
    Tuesdays 9.45-11.15am 14th Sept-19th Oct, Course ID SL447
    Wednesdays 9.45-11.15am 3rd Nov-8th Dec, Course ID SL449

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  • Talking Teens

    Published 24/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    FREE 6 week online courses for parents and carers of children aged 12-19
    Thursdays 7.45-9.15pm 16th Sept-21st Oct

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  • Family Support Service

    Published 24/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    Hertfordshire’s Family Centre Service is made up of the Public Health Nursing Service (Health Visitors and School Nurses) and the Family Support Service. Our purpose is to support children and families to have the best start in life, develop well and thrive. This leaflet (see below) provides you with details of what the Family Support Service offers and how to access it.

    Get in touch... we're here to help support you
    Call: 0300 123 7572
    Visit:www.hertsfamilycentres.org

    To register, visit www.hertsfamilycentres.org our friendly team will then contact you.

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  • Tips & Tools for Sleep - FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP

    Published 18/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    An online introductory workshop for parent/carers of children up to 18 years with a diagnosis (or suspected diagnosis) of ADHD and/or Autism

    Who is this course for?
    HERTFORDSHIRE RESIDENTS ONLY

    Learning outcomes:
    -To understand the common problems associated with sleep and neurodiversity
    -To understand the root of the problem and how this has developed
    -To understand the importance of good ‘sleep hygiene’
    -To be able to identify strategies that others have used to overcome sleep issues
    -To know where to go for more help

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  • Understanding Autism in Girls - FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP

    Published 18/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    An online introductory workshop for parent/carers of children up to 18 years with a diagnosis (or suspected diagnosis) of ADHD and/or Autism

    Who is this course for?
    HERTFORDSHIRE RESIDENTS ONLY

    Learning outcomes:
    -To understand the characteristics of Autism
    -To explore how Autism may presently differently in girls and women
    -To learn strategies to support girls on the autism spectrum
    -To know where to get more help.

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  • Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance

    Published 18/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    An online introductory workshop for parent/carers of children up to 18 years with a diagnosis (or suspected diagnosis) of ADHD and/or Autism.

    Who is this course for?
    HERTFORDSHIRE RESIDENTS ONLY

    Learning outcomes:
    -To understand more about the ‘PDA’ presentation of autism
    -To explore helpful support strategies
    -To know where to get more help.

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  • SPACE Courses

    Published 17/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    SPACE 
    Understanding and supporting emotional regulation - 1st July @6pm
    Understanding and supporting executive functioning difficulties - 5th July @ 6pm

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  • SPACE Family Quiz-

    Published 17/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    SPACE Family Quiz- Wednesday 30th June 2021 @ 6pm

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  • Transfer from Primary to Secondary School

    Published 17/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    Online sessions for parents regarding secondary school transition.

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  • Stand-by-me Bereavement Support

    Published 07/06/21, by Michaela Jones

    Bereavement Groupwork Programme
    Online sessions - Saturday mornings.

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June 2021