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 “Who’s in Charge?”: Child/Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (APVA): Berkshire – Zoom

An 8 week course providing a therapeutic approach for Berkshire parents/carers of children and young people with special needs (aged 8 – 16) who are violent or aggressive.

AIMS:

  • Provide a supportive environment to share experiences and ideas
  • Reduce the guilt and shame which most parents feel
  • Offer ideas to help you develop individual strategies for managing your child’s behaviour
  • Explore ways of increasing safety and well-being
  • Help parents feel more in control and less stressed

SESSION OUTLINES:

1)     Introductions and “Who’s in Charge?” course outline

2)     Influences and “Causes” of violent and abusive behaviours

3)    Child: Controlling and Abusive Behaviours

4)    Parent: Behaviour Management Options

5)    Styles of Parenting

6)    Child & Parent: Exploring the Concept of Anger

7)    Assertiveness

8)    Self-care, Resilience and Maintenance

9)    One session review after 3 months (date to be decided during the course)

 

Dates: All Monday evenings: 7-9pm: 25th January, 1st and 8th February, break for Half Term, 22nd February, 1st, 8th,15th and 22nd March. (Follow up session: expected June 2021).

Cost: £20 per person. Please note we can only accept bookings from parent/carers with a child who lives, or attends a school, in Berkshire.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO BOOK.

This workshop will be lead by PSC specialist parenting practitioners Denise Challis and Helen Cattermole.

We are very grateful to Berkshire Community Foundation for funding this event.

 

Zoom

You will need a Zoom account to access this event. You can sign up here: https://zoom.us/freesignup/

Zoom will ask you to register/sign in so please allow time for this before the event starts. The event link, ID and password will be in your Eventbrite registration confirmation email – click the red event button. Please check your junk folder! A reminder will be sent on the morning each session.

The events are best viewed on a PC or laptop. Please have the latest version of Zoom installed. You can download the software here: https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting 

Details

Date
Monday 25 January 2021
Time
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

VENUE
Online Event
United Kingdom
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