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Caring for a child with additional support needs and coping with behaviour that challenges

Thu 24 March, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Led by VOCAL and a Clinical Psychologist from CAHMS, this short course explores behaviour that challenges and shares tips and advice for coping with this.

Duration: 2 weeks (24th & 31st March)

Who is this online session for?
This event is open to carers from Edinburgh only.

This course is designed for parents/carers of someone under 16 with additional support needs.

Outcomes of this online session

Week 1 – How Do We Feel About the Behaviour
Unpredictable or challenging behaviour can generate a wide range of emotions for parents/carers. This session delivered by VOCAL provides a space to explore feelings and to develop strategies to deal with them.

Week 2 – Understanding the Behaviour
This session delivered by the CAHMS team explores why certain behaviours arise and how best we can understand them. There is practical advice about how to deal with some situations and about where to turn for support.

Delivered by
Week 1 will be delivered by Aga Newsome, Carer Training Officer at VOCAL.
Week 2 will be presented by Dr Louise McCool, Clinical Psychologist, CAMHS Intellectual Disability.

Online Instructions
This course will be delivered online. Details of how to join the meeting will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on 0131 622 6666.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if you need to go on the waiting list for this event. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run some may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.


Thu 24 March, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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