This 8-week programme has been developed by CBS in conjunction with Valleys Kids. It is aimed at parents who have children with behaviour that challenges and have no diagnosis.
Week 1: Introductions – To complete pre-group questionnaires, give you an overview of the programme, and an opportunity for you to share your stories with other parents in a similar situation.
Week 2: Behaviour that challenges & how to manage it – To give you relevant and understandable information about what behaviour that challenges is, and ways to deal with it.
Week 3: Behaviour Communication & Self-esteem- To demonstrate the importance of good communication, both talking and listening, to show the importance of feelings and impact on behaviour, and to show the importance and impact of praise.
Week 4: School Pathways– To give you relevant and understandable information about the education system and prepare you for your journey.
Week 5: Health Pathways – To give you relevant and understandable information about the health system and prepare you for your journey.
Week 6: Self-care To demonstrate the importance of parental self-care.
Week 7: Information Session – To provide you with information and details on other services and what they can do to help you and your family.
Week 8: Celebration – To evaluate the programme and celebrate our successes.
Upcoming dates for 2020:
Date: Every Wednesday from 23rd September – 11th November
Excludes half term
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Held at 33 Gelliwastad Road, Pontypridd CF37 2BN
If you think this programme could be beneficial to you, please apply below and we will phone or email you to discuss further arrangements.
The programme is intended to provide adults and children with the understanding, skills and ability to lead emotionally healthy lives, build resilience, empathy, self-esteem and support positive relationships and to inspire positive changes.
The 10-week Nurturing Programme is effective in universal settings and is also used by practitioners to deliver targeted support as part of specialist interventions such as: working with parents in prison, and parents whose children have special needs
Lego Based Therapy is a Social development programme for children with ASD and related conditions such as ADHD. It is now used in school settings and is often recommended by professionals as an intervention for children with social communication needs.
We have a 2 week programme to train parents to be able to use Lego Based Therapy at home with their children.