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Understanding /supporting children’s behaviour during the COVID-19 lockdown

7.30PM to 9PM
Digital Webinar - Online Event.

This series of three 90 minute online workshops has been developed to support families of children with SEND during the Covid-19 lockdown.
About this Event

A series of 3 linked workshops for parents and carers of children with SEND, living, or attending a school, in Berkshire. You will be booking to attend all 3 sessions via Zoom webinar.

This is a challenging time for all of us and many children are finding the lockdown stressful. However, some children with SEND have additional pressures and, as a result, they can struggle to regulate their emotions and behaviour at times of stress.

These workshops have been designed for parents and carers of children who are showing behaviours of concern such as anger, aggression and physical harm. They aim to explore the underlying causes of such behaviours and provide practical positive strategies for reducing stress and creating a calm environment. The workshops are written and delivered by parents of children with SEND who have personal experience of the issues raised.

Workshop 1: Tuesday 2 June

Workshop 2: Tuesday 9 June

Workshop 3: Tuesday 16 June

Time: 7.30pm - 9pm

Cost: Free for families with children living, or attending a school, in Berkshire (£5 refundable booking deposit). We have a small number of tickets available for non-Berkshire families at a cost of £15 (£5 per workshop).

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Workshop 1: Parental self-care (2 June)

This workshop focuses on the importance of parental wellbeing. We will start by thinking about our own stress levels and how we can identify and respond to our own needs.

Why is parental self-care important?
Understanding our own stress levels and responses
Developing healthy coping strategies
Being stress-aware
Sources of help and support

Workshop 2: Understanding our children’s behaviour (9 June)

This workshop looks at some of the potential causes of stress in children with SEND at this challenging time. We will look closely at how these triggers may link to behaviours of concern and how we might be able to respond positively to them.

The relationship between stress, anxiety and behaviour
Being curious about the causes of behaviour
Developing security in these uncertain times
Understanding the role of the sensory environment

Workshop 3: Supporting our children’s emotional regulation (16 June)

This final workshop looks at how we can support our children’s emotional regulation so that the whole family can identify and respond to stress in positive ways.

What is emotional regulation
Understanding and reducing demands
Building an emotional vocabulary
De-escalation – the Low Arousal Approach
Crisis Management

Event details

Organiser and Contact Details

Parenting Special Children

Event Repeats

There are currently no upcoming scheduled repeats

Event reminders

You can send yourself a reminder email three days prior to events taking place. 'Understanding /supporting children’s behaviour during the COVID-19 lockdown' took place on 02 June 2020.