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Training

Free 2 day course:

Parents Speaking Up for Their Children in Cheshire East

Wednesdays 8th and 15th October 2014

10am – 2.30pm lunch provided.

Venue: Middlewich Community Church, Brooks Lane,

CW10 0JG

Why should I take part? Anyone who has a child with a disability who wants to become more involved in shaping the services commissioned and delivered throughout Cheshire East.

What will I learn?

  • Tips and strategies to help you get the most out of meetings
  • Communication skills that will help you feel more confident when expressing your views
  • What is meant by ‘participation’

How will I learn?

    • By having discussions and joining in group activities
    • By sharing your own knowledge and experience with other parents and learning from them in return

What will I be able to do at the end of the two days?

      • Use the tips, strategies and skills you’ve learnt to prepare for meetings and take part in them effectively
      • Understand the different types of participation
      • Speak up more confidently for children in Cheshire East, whether it’s your own child or on behalf of the Parent Carer Forum

Some of the topics that you will cover:

  • Using positive language
  • Active listening
  • Developing rapport
  • Understanding different perspectives, from parents and professionals
  • What participation means and why it’s important
  • Explore the role of the parent representative
  • Tips on how to stay calm and feel confident in meetings

For more information or to book a place contact Suzanne at cheshireeastpcf@gmail.com

All transport and childcare costs will be covered as per our expenses policy

Please note this is one set of training delivered over 2 days so you should aim to attend both Wednesdays.

 

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