Promoting Positive Behaviour workshops

17th December 2014

  • Sheffield City Council has commissioned a series of two-day behaviour management workshops for parents of disabled children and young people.

    The workshop will consider such issues as:
    •    Understanding aggression
    •    Routes of aggression
    •    Diversion, diffusion and de-escalation
    •    How Feelings Drive Behaviours
    •    Personal Safety

    The workshops will be delivered by Dean Cotton who has delivered workshops for a variety of people and settings across the country, including parents, carers and professionals.

    The workshops currently available will be aimed at specific age groups (see below). Please ensure that you book onto the workshop that will give you the most relevant information and strategies for your child or children. Please note you will need to be able to attend both days of the workshop.

    19th & 20th January    Pre-school to primary school
    22nd & 23rd January    Secondary school  up to 18 years
    27th & 28th January    Secondary School up to 18 years
    29th and 30th January     Secondary school up to 18 years
    25th &26th of March    Pre-school to primary school

    Venue: St Marys Church and Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ
    Time: 9.30am to 2.30pm

    Tea and coffee will be available. Lunch is not provided, but there is a café on site or you are welcome to bring along a packed lunch.

    For further information and to book places please contact:
    Linda Wright: email or telephone  0114 27 36993 / 07793076549
    Lorraine Hall: email or telephone 0114 20 39562

    If you are interested in these workshops but you are unable to attend any of the above dates, please let Linda or Lorraine know as this will help them understand the needs of parents and carers when planning workshops in the future.

    If you book a place then find that you are unable to attend, please contact them as soon as possible so that they can offer the place to another parent carer.