Good Practice in Working with Parents with a Learning Disability

Thu Dec 12 2019 at 01:30 pm to 04:30 pm
Plymouth Guildhall (Astor/Charter rooms), Guildhall Square, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Plymouth Guildhall (Astor/Charter rooms), Guildhall Square, Plymouth, United Kingdom

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Plymouth Parent Advocacy Project
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The Plymouth Parent Advocacy Project (part of the Plymouth Highbury Trust) is running a series of sessions on how to work effectively with parents with a learning disability.

This course is suitable for anyone who works with parents with learning disabilities in a care or support environment from either childrens’ or adults services, health, education and social care and the voluntary  sector.  This could include Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Health visitors, Early Years Workers, Parent Support Advisors, Foster Carers and Midwives.  

The course will cover:



What is a learning disability/difficulty?



How to identify a parent with a possible learning disability



How to engage and effectively communicate with parents supporting  them to meet their child’s needs and keep them safe



The key features of the Department of Health's Good Practice Guide in working with parents with a learning disability 



The perspective of parents



The role of an Advocate and purpose of the project



This course is being offered free.  However, non cancellation will result in a £35.00 charge

10 further places for each course are available through :

Abbie Webb Clerical Officer Children Young People and Families Services Plymouth City Council Midland House,

Notte Street Plymouth PL1 2EJ

T +441752304505 E abbie ! webb | plymouth ! gov ! uk
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