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Gade Family Support

 

 

Parenting Courses & Workshops

September –December 2019

Booking is essential

 

 

Not Fine in School Workshop

Dates: Tuesday 15 October 2019

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

What’s it about? Workshop supporting parents whose child/ren are experiencing school refusal and attendance difficulties.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

To book: Contact Emma Christie on 01442 278793 or email: christiee.gadesfs@kls.herts.sch.uk

 

Housing 1:1 Advice Sessions

Dates: Monday 23rd September 2019

Time: 9.30am – 9.55am, 10.00am – 10.25am, 10.30am – 10.55am, 11.00am – 11.25am

What’s it about? Speak to a member of Dacorum Borough Council Housing Team for a free 25 minute appointment who will offer advice and guidance to any housing queries.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Family Toolkit

Dates: Thursday 26th September – Thursday 17th October 2019

Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

What’s it about? The Parenting Puzzle is a toolkit of useful ideas to help you enjoy family life. The Nurturing Programme builds on our existing parenting skills and helps us think about: why children behave as they do, the feelings behind behaviour (ours and theirs), different approaches to discipline, developing co-operation and self-discipline in children, the importance of looking after ourselves.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

 

Autism Support – 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Tuesday 8th October 2019

Time: 9.30am – 10.00am, 10.05am – 10.35am, 10.40am – 11.10am and 11.15am – 11.45am

What’s it about? Jill Stevens, Specialist Teacher for Autism & Communication will be holding free 30 minute 1:1 advice for parents with children who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnosis or suspected ASD.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Not Fine in School Workshop

Dates: Tuesday 15th October 2019

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

What’s it about? Workshop supporting parents whose child/ren are experiencing school refusal and attendance difficulties.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

 

Debt Management – 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Thursday 24th October 2019

Time: 9.30am – 10.00am, 10.05am – 10.35am, 10.40am – 11.10am and 11.15am – 11.45am

What’s it about? CAP provides a free and comprehensive debt counselling service. They help local families overcome the difficulties of debt. As part of their service, they offer 1:1 advice, where you can speak confidentially to one of their fully qualified debt coaches to discuss the best options to get on top of your money worries.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

 

Teen Brain – 4 week course

Dates: Wednesday 13th November – Wednesday 4th December 2019

Time: 10.00am -12.00pm

What’s it about? The workshop offer an opportunity to understand something of what's going on in the adolescent brain and provide strategies for supporting and communicating with young people. The following is covered:

the foundations of positive parenting: providing warmth and structure

messages from research: the teenage brain, sleeping habits and more

handling difficult issues: drug & alcohol, social media. sex, sexuality and staying safe

power, boundaries and problem solving

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

 

Housing 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Monday 18th November 2019

Time: 9.30am – 9.55am, 10.00am – 10.25am, 10.30am – 10.55am, 11.00am – 11.25am

What’s it about? Speak to a member of Dacorum Borough Council Housing Team for a free 25 minute appointment who will offer advice and guidance to any housing queries.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

 

Autism Support – 1:1 Advice Sessions

Date: Tuesday 10th December 2019

Time: 9.30am – 10.00am, 10.05am – 10.35am, 10.40am – 11.10am and 11.15am – 11.45am

What’s it about? Jill Stevens, Specialist Teacher for Autism & Communication will be holding free 30 minute 1:1 advice for parents with children who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnosis or suspected ASD.

Where: Gade Community Room, Gade Schools Family Support, c/o Chaulden Junior School, HP1 2JU

Please note - If you would like to book onto our courses or to find out more information please contact

Emma Christie on 01442 278793 or email: christiee.gadesfs@kls.herts.sch.uk

Please be aware that if we don’t get a minimum amount of people on the above courses unfortunately

 

 

Gade Schools Family Support are now a Foodbank collector, if you would like to make a contribution donations would be gratefully received. Please bring any items into our office.

 

 

 

During the summer break whilst your school is closed, if you feel you need some family support or information to help you during this time the following web sites provide a range of different information:

 

www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/familiesfirst 

www.familylives.org.uk 

www.relate.org.uk

www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk 

www.gadeschoolsfamilysupport.co.uk 

www.childline.org.uk 

 

If your matter is urgent you can contact Hertfordshire's Children's Services on 0300 123 4043.

 

We wish you all a very safe and restful summer break.

 

The Schools Partnership support programme is now an integral part of every school in our area which allows us greater access to a wide range of support for children, young people, parents and the wider community.

They also work with the local community and other organisations to provide children, their families with a range of services and activities that will help improve children’s achievement, wellbeing and more opportunities to succeed in a wide variety of areas.

 

Please click on the link for their website

www.gadeschoolsfamilysupport.co.uk

Senior Schools Family Worker
Judi Hardy
01442 278774 or 07984 976169
My working days are: Monday - Thursday

In order to make a referral please contact Emma Christie on 01442 278793

 

For more information or to book any of the sessions, please contact
Emma Christie on 01442 278793 or email - christiee.gadesfs@kls.herts.sch.uk

 

 

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