Events

Lego Club

Set up for children on the autistic spectrum and those with special needs. It is a friendly place where they and their parents can enjoy a change of scenery whilst really being themselves! This is a relaxed event for children and young people to create, socialise and develop friendships.

Hertfordshire Family Centre Service

A selection of events held live on Facebook.

Families in Focus - Handling Anger

For parents and carers living with a child aged 5 - 11 years.

This course will enable you and your family to learn proven strategies to reduce stress and anger in your family, discover new ways to communicate and how to create a calm family environment.

Families in Focus SEN

A complete guide to parenting children aged 2 - 11 years, with all Special Educational Needs.

Families in Focus - A complete guide to parenting children with ALL special educational needs

This CAN-parent Quailty Award evidence-based course is for parents living in Hertfordshire and parenting children from 2 - 11 years with Autism, ADHD, SEN and related conditions inclusive of those awaiting assessment/diagnosis.

Autumn Online Courses

A schedule of online courses across the Autumn term.

For full details of each course and how to refer to providers please go to www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/parentingsupport or visit the provider links.

Supporting Links - Parent Support

Talking Families - Free 6 week course for parents and carers of children aged 0-12

Talking Teens - Free 6 week course for parents and carers of children aged 12-19

Talking Dads - This FREE course will help you be the Dad you want to be! Over 6 weekly sessions, fathers and male carers of children aged 0-19

Natural Flair - Natural steps to stronger, safer families

This fun and inspiring online parent coaching course develops confidence, resilience and emotional wellbeing - It is packed full of strategies to support your family to manage their feelings and tips to support a calmer family life.

Topics covered include:

  • What it means to feel safe - how do we know?
  • Problem solving and resilience skills
  • How to support our child's worries
  • Why do we get triggered? Our 'unwritten rules'
  • How to build and maintain an effective support network
  • Strategies to stay in control of our emotions
  • What is behind anger and how this impacts behaviour

Parents need to be referred onto this course or have a specific parenting need. For more information or to book a space please call 01992 446 051 Email: [email protected]

Parent Network October

  • Understandng more about children's sensory world
  • Choosing the right school that fits your child
  • How SEN support works in schools
  • Tips for keeping children with SEND safe online

Supporting Links - Understanding behaviour in your child with additional needs

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