Please note: All training courses are fully booked until February, additional places may be available via Plymouth Children Young People and Families Service. For more information, please contact Abbie: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Plymouth Parent Advocacy Project (part of the Plymouth Highbury Trust) is running a series of sessions on how to work effectively with parents with a learning disability.
This course is suitable for anyone who works with parents with learning disabilities in a care or support environment from either children’s’ or adults services, health, education and social care and the voluntary sector. This could include Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Health visitors, Early Years Workers, Parent Support Advisers, Foster Carers and Midwives.
The course will cover:
•What is a learning disability/difficulty?
•How to identify a parent with a possible learning disability
•How to engage and effectively communicate with parents supporting them to meet their child’s needs and keep them safe
•The key features of the Department of Health’s Good Practice Guide in working with parents with a learning disability
•The perspective of parents
•The role of an Advocate and purpose of the project
21/01/20-09:30-13:30- Guildhall Charter Room-FULLY BOOKED
19/02/20- 09:30-13:30- Guildhall Charter Room
“Can I also take this opportunity to thank both yourself and Claire for delivering the training to the team on Tuesday. Myself and the team found this really informative, beneficial to our roles and we all really enjoyed it.”
Paulette Almeida- Family Group Conferencing and Mediation Service, May 2019