Parent Sessions at Withycombe

Free Information sessions for Parents.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

(Parents, teaching assistants, teachers, child-minders and other interested parties all very welcome.)

1:30 – 3pm repeated 3:30 - 5pm in the community room at

WITHYCOMBE RALEIGH C OF E PRIMARY SCHOOL

Topic

Date

Notes

How social stories and comic strips help anxious kids/those with ASD.

Friday 11th 

January

 

As anxiety is at the root of so many behaviours, anyone wanting a greater understanding of these would benefit from attending. 

 Attachment/Challenging behaviour (including reciprocity, shame, resilience, the explosive child and bids for attention)

Friday 18th 

January  

Children who overreact /are not maximising their potential. Understanding, sensing and changing disruptive behaviour. We are fortunate to have a very experienced retired educational psychologist co-presenting at this and several more sessions.

THRIVE / BOXALL / ELSA / SDQ etc

Friday 25th 

January

We will be looking at different ways to assess a child’s emotional state and progress in this area.

Is there an effective alternative to punishment? Which praise is effective in eliciting better behaviour.

Friday 1st February

How can I control the children if I don’t punish/ reward them? Strategies to gain compliance by connection rather than coercion/ bribery.

 

 Sibling Rivalry

Friday 8th  

February 

Brilliant and effective ideas from various sources, including: How to prevent sibling fighting, Why kids hit siblings and how to help them stop, Bickering in the back seat, how to stay calm when they are pushing your buttons!

Language Development including the Communication Chain

Friday 15th February

Having poorly developed language skills is hugely under-diagnosed; if your child is frustrating you, this could be the cause – come along and find out more! (Also useful if your child has ASD.)

 

 

 

NO CHARGE: REFRESHMENTS INCLUDED!  PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE OTHER TOPICS

To book a place or ask for further information, please call 01395-263397 ext2 and leave a message if no answer,

or email chollingsworth@wrpschool.org and I will get back to you. Thank you.