Whats On Parenting

Unless otherwise stated all of the workshops/courses will be held at: The Gade Community Room, off of Chaulden Junior School, School Row, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 2JU

Parenting Courses/Workshops September – December 2019
Booking is essential

Workshops:

 

Housing 1:1 Advice Sessions

Dates: Monday 23rd September 2019
Time: 9.30am – 9.55am, 10.00am – 10.25am, 10.30am – 10.55am, 11.00am – 11.25am
What’s it about? Speak to a member of Dacorum Borough Council Housing Team for a free 25 minute appointment who will offer advice and guidance to any housing queries.
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Family Toolkit

Dates: Thursday 26th September – Thursday 17th October 2019
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
What’s it about? The Parenting Puzzle is a toolkit of useful ideas to help you enjoy family life. The Nurturing Programme builds on our existing parenting skills and helps us think about: why children behave as they do, the feelings behind behaviour (ours and theirs), different approaches to discipline, developing co-operation and self-discipline in children, the importance of looking after ourselves.
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Autism Support – 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Tuesday 8th October 2019
Time: 9.30am – 10.00am, 10.05am – 10.35am, 10.40am – 11.10am and 11.15am – 11.45am
What’s it about? Jill Stevens, Specialist Teacher for Autism & Communication will be holding free 30 minute 1:1 advice for parents with children who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnosis or suspected ASD.
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Not Fine in School Workshop

Dates: Tuesday 15th October 2019
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
What’s it about? Workshop supporting parents whose child/ren are experiencing school refusal and attendance difficulties.
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Debt Management – 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Thursday 24th October 2019
Time: 9.30am – 10.00am, 10.05am – 10.35am, 10.40am – 11.10am and 11.15am – 11.45am
What’s it about? CAP provides a free and comprehensive debt counselling service. They help local families overcome the difficulties of debt. As part of their service, they offer 1:1 advice, where you can speak confidentially to one of their fully qualified debt coaches to discuss the best options to get on top of your money worries.
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Teen Brain – 4 week course

Dates: Wednesday 13th November – Wednesday 4th December 2019
Time: 10.00am -12.00pm
What’s it about? The workshop offer an opportunity to understand something of what’s going on in the adolescent brain and provide strategies for supporting and communicating with young people. The following is covered:
• The foundations of positive parenting: providing warmth and structure
• Messages from research: the teenage brain, sleeping habits and more
• Handling difficult issues: drug & alcohol, social media. sex, sexuality and staying safe
• Power, boundaries and problem solving
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Housing 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Monday 18th November 2019
Time: 9.30am – 9.55am, 10.00am – 10.25am, 10.30am – 10.55am, 11.00am – 11.25am
What’s it about? Speak to a member of Dacorum Borough Council Housing Team for a free 25 minute appointment who will offer advice and guidance to any housing queries.
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Autism Support – 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Tuesday 10th December 2019
Time: 9.30am – 10.00am, 10.05am – 10.35am, 10.40am – 11.10am and 11.15am – 11.45am
What’s it about? Jill Stevens, Specialist Teacher for Autism & Communication will be holding free 30 minute 1:1 advice for parents with children who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnosis or suspected ASD.
Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

 

Please note – If you would like to book onto our courses or to find out more information please contact

Emma Christie on 01442 278793 or email: christiee.gadesfs@kls.herts.sch.uk

There is a deadline for booking so please contact us as soon aspossible to get a space!

Please be aware that if we don’t get a minimum amount of people on the above courses unfortunately we will not be able to run them.

Gade Schools Family Support are now a Foodbank collector, if you would like to make a contribution donations would be gratefully received.  Please bring any items into our office.