Protective Behaviours

This is a 6-week programme with the core themes of protective behaviours and is available to any referred parents across Hertfordshire.

This programme runs as 6 x two-hour sessions, focusing on different areas of emotional resilience,  including dealing with conflict.  Participants are advised to attend all workshops to achieve maximum benefit.  

8th September to 20th October 2021

4th October to 8th November 2021

4th November to 9th December 2021

The Secrets to Parenting Your Teenager

This is a 6-week programme focusing on different areas of parenting teenagers, available to any referred parents across Hertfordshire.

Participants are advised to attend all of the online workshops to achieve maximum benefit.

13th September to 18th November 2021

10th November to 15th December 2021

Talking Families

Free 6 week online course for parents and carers of children aged 0-12 will help you to:

  • manage challenging and encourage positive behaviour
  • build your child's self-esteem
  • set and maintain boundaries
  • respond to tantrums and difficult feelings in children

14th September to 19th October 2021

15th September to 20th October 2021

1st November to 6th December 2021

Talking Additional Needs

Free 6 week courses for parents and carers of children aged 2-19 years with a recognised additional need. Diagnosis is not essential.

Will help you to:

• Understand your child’s behaviour.
• Find strategies that really work.
• Understand conflict : why it happens and how to handle it.
• Manage anger effectively.
• Motivate, encourage and support your child.
• Manage the different needs within your family.

Tuesdays 9.45-11.15am
14th September to 19th October 2021

Tuesdays 8.00-9.30pm
2nd November to 7th December 2021

Wednesdays 9.45am-11.15am
3rd November to 8th December 2021

Talking Dads

This FREE 6 week online course will help you be the Dad you want to be.

Fathers and male carers of children aged 0-19 will be supported to:

• Increase confidence in your parenting.
• Develop your dad/child relationship, now and for the future.
• Improve listening and communication skills.
• Develop strategies for dealing with anger and conflict.
• Learn how to enforce boundaries.

Wednesdays 7.45-9.15pm
15th September to 20th October 2021

Tuesdays 7.45-9.15pm
2nd November to 7th December 2021

SPACE to Connect

A programme of workshops for children (aged 11-14) who have social communication difficulties.

SPACE, in conjunction with Speech and Language Therapist Samantha Amos, are pleased to be able to run this SPACE to Connect programme for children (aged 11-14 years), who have social communication difficulties.

The group will consist of 8 children/young people.

Cost £22.15

The program will consist of five sessions, taking place on the following dates:

Wednesdays - 15th September, 22nd September, 6th October, 13th October

Time: 4.30-6.30pm

Please note - The venue is on the third floor of Block F. There is no lift to the third floor and no wheelchair access

Talking Teens

A free online 6 week course for parents and carers of children aged 12-19 and will cover:

  • The Teen Brain: Recognising the physical and emotional changes taking place during the teenage years and why their behaviour changes.
  • The link between behaviour and communicating difficult feelings.
  • How to maintain your relationship with good communication.
  • Understanding risk taking behaviour around drugs, alcohol and gang culture.
  • How to negotiate during a conflict situation.

SPACE Family Fitness & Well-Being Class

SPACE, in conjunction with MK, are pleased to present this online fitness and well-being class, which will run weekly for six weeks.

These are fun fitness and wellbeing sessions for SEN children, and siblings and parents/carers are encouraged to join in.

Cost: £5 (plus booking fee)

SPACE Trains and Tracks Play Session

SPACE Hertfordshire, in conjunction with Train and Track, are pleased to host this SPACE exclusive train play session.

This is a perfect, relaxed play session for children with SEN and their siblings, who love trains and all things Thomas! There is a guided age range of 3 to 11 years. We appreciate that, for lots of children, Thomas is a life long passion, and not restricted to the early years.

Cost: £5 (plus booking fee)


Talking ASD & ADHD Workshop: Responding to Anger

For parents and carers of children aged 2-25 years with suspected or diagnosed Autistic Spectrum Disorder and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

An online parenting workshop delivered to your home via Zoom.

This workshop is provided free to parents by Hertfordshire County Council.

Pre-booking essential via Eventbrite or contact Supporting Links (Quoting Ref SL466)
Tel: 01442 300185 / [email protected]