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PIP offers free training workshops for parents and carers of children with special needs or disabilities.
VENUE: All meetings are at held at Carer’s Support Centre, 24 – 26 George Street, Croydon CR0 1PB
TO BOOK: Places are limited, so please book by contacting the PIP office on 020 8663 5626 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

2019

FEBRUARY

Self Advocacy (evening session)

Tansy Muller (PiP)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Monday 25th February 7pm-9.30pm

Solution Circle
PiP Team Thursday 28th February 10.30am-12.30pm

MARCH

Sexuality & Relationships

Izzy Valenti                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Tuesday 5th March 10am-1pm

This workshop has been designed for parents and carers and will help equip them with the skills and confidence to support their children in areas of sexual and emotional health.
Participants will also gain confidence to challenge inappropriate behaviours in an appropriate manner.


The session will be delivered in a relaxed fashion enabling participants to explore some key areas in sexuality and sex education, including

o Teaching privacy rules – How, and at what age, to discuss this
o Inappropriate sexual behaviour and how to manage it
o Personal space and boundaries of body

o Relationships – how to ensure the child/young person stays safe and is able to be assertive

o Sexual health – contraception

o Keeping safe online

There will also allow time for individual questions

Understanding the decision to exclude

Aurelija Mulier, KIDS SENDIASS
Thursday 14th March 10am-1pm
The session will cover:

-what exclusion is
-why are children excluded
-the different types of exclusion
-steps a school should put in place before an exclusion occurs
-the exclusion process
-the appeals process
-what happens after a child is excluded?
-alternatives to exclusion
-relationships, behaviour and learning

Wills & Trusts

Philip Warford - Renaissance Legal
Wednesday 20th March 10am-12.30pm

Solution Circle

PiP Team Thursday 21st March 10.30am-12.30pm

Travel Training

Monica Clarke, Independent Travel Assessor
Tuesday 26th March 10am-1pm

This is an opportunity for parents and carers to learn more about Croydon’s Independent Travel Training programme with Independent Travel Assessor Monica Clarke.

The session will cover;

- How do we decide that the child is ready for travel training?
- What happens at the assessment?
- How children are prepared for independence – learning the route, keeping safe, dealing with things that can go wrong.

Hear the experience of previous participants and their families in the training programme.

APRIL

Solution Circle

PiP Team Thursday 25th April 10.30am-12.30pm

Transport

Jackie Wright, Travel Assistance Commissioner
Tue
sday 30th April 10am-1pm

Jackie will talk about the results of the Post 16 Travel Assistance Consultation, the application process, and travel training.

 

Made of Money (5 part workshop)

 PiP Team
Thursdays 25th April, 2nd May, 9th May, 16th May & 23rd May 10am-12.30pm