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

Thu 29 April, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Please note the online session that was due to be held on the 14th & 21st January has been postponed. The new dates are 29th April & 6th May.

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

Duration: 2 weeks (29th April & 6th May)

Who is this online session for?
This course is designed for parents/carers of someone under 16 with additional support needs. This event is open to carers from Edinburgh and Midlothian.

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 Rebecca Caulfield, Senior 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.


Thu 29 April, 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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