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Monday, 27 April 2020
Shoreham-by-Sea

ACE - Adverse Childhood Experiences Toolkit

These free programmes are delivered to and designed for adults (aged 18 years and upwards) who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); these are stressful or traumatic experiences in childhood, including abuse, neglect, witnessing domestic abuse, growing up with substance misuse, parental absence, mental illness or crime within the home. Living with ACEs can result in individuals

Monday, 27 April 2020
Horsham

Making Sense of Transition to Secondary School - EVENING WORKSHOP

A discussion based workshop which aims to help parent/carers support their child with SEND say goodbye to primary school and prepare for secondary school. The workshop will be tailored to the attendees needs but aims to look at topics such as making new friends and keeping in touch with old friends, feelings good and bad, including worries and practical preparations. Our workshops are free but w

Tuesday, 28 April 2020
Horsham

ACE - Adverse Childhood Experiences Toolkit

These free programmes are delivered to and designed for adults (aged 18 years and upwards) who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); these are stressful or traumatic experiences in childhood, including abuse, neglect, witnessing domestic abuse, growing up with substance misuse, parental absence, mental illness or crime within the home. Living with ACEs can result in individuals

Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Dominion Rd

ACE - Adverse Childhood Experiences Toolkit

These free programmes are delivered to and designed for adults (aged 18 years and upwards) who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); these are stressful or traumatic experiences in childhood, including abuse, neglect, witnessing domestic abuse, growing up with substance misuse, parental absence, mental illness or crime within the home. Living with ACEs can result in individuals

Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Bognor Regis

Group Counselling - Bognor Regis

Do you feel overwhelmed by your responsibilities as a carer? Do you suffer from anxiety, stress or depression? Would you benefit from counselling and the support of other parent-carers? To support parent-carers with these challenges we are developing a new group counselling project for parents based in Bognor Regis and Crawley. The six-week group sessions will provide parents with a safe and sup

Saturday, 2 May 2020
Worthing

Writing in the SAND

The SAND café is hosting a monthly event for writers and creatives wanting some peace and quiet to get on with their projects. Writing in the SAND takes place every first Saturday of the month from 09:30-15:30 and costs £30 for the entire day. Hosted by an ex Oak Grove student, the day will involve breakfast, lunch and unlimited refreshments around a structured schedule of personal quiet time, w

Saturday, 2 May 2020
Haywards Heath

0-5 Stay and Play Session

0-5 Stay and Play session at Beech Hurst Gardens. For children aged 0-5 years old. Siblings of any age are welcome. Refreshments available. £6 per family. Please bring a picnic.

Wednesday, 6 May 2020
Worthing

Making Sense of It All : 2 Day Foundation Course - Worthing

Has your child been recently identified as having additional needs? Do you find the systems and support for special educational needs confusing? Would you benefit from a broad overview of how it all works? This new two day course has been designed to provide an introduction on all the key issues parent-carers will encounter as your children grow and develop. It aims to empower parents of childre

Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Crawley

Making Sense of Education, Health, Care (EHC) Needs, Assessments and Plans

What is an EHCP? What is it for? How does it work? SENDIAS will be giving an overview of what happens during an EHC needs assessment, what a good EHCP should contain, how needs and provision link together, and how outcomes should be ‘SMART’. Annual reviews, transitions from statements to EHCPs, and appeals will also be touched upon. To gain maximum benefit from this workshop it will help you to

Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Worthing

Making Sense of It All : 2 Day Foundation Course - Worthing

Has your child been recently identified as having additional needs? Do you find the systems and support for special educational needs confusing? Would you benefit from a broad overview of how it all works? This new two day course has been designed to provide an introduction on all the key issues parent-carers will encounter as your children grow and develop. It aims to empower parents of childre

Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Chichester

Anxiety and ASD Training session

This will be a workshop giving practical strategies to help you to understand and support autistic people. It will illustrate the main causes of anxiety for autistic people and give examples to show these. This event is suitable for: Autistic individuals Teachers/Support Staff working with ASD students Parents Friends of ASD people The costs are listed on the event booking system. You must book

Thursday, 21 May 2020
Shoreham-By-Sea

Handling Stress and Building Your Own Resilience

Learn how to recognise stress in yourself, strategies to reduce it and how to become more resilient. Our workshops are free but we would welcome a small donation to the charity (suggestion is £3). Please choose EITHER a donation ticket OR a free ticket on Eventbrite. To book a place please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/handling-stress-and-building-your-own-resilience-tickets-979945493