What’s this course about?   

This course will help you to understand the reasons why children may find change difficult, and ways that children’s ability to cope with change positively can be supported at home.   

Course format:   

This is an online course where you’ll learn together and take part in practical group activities, all in a relaxed and friendly environment.   

Who will benefit from attending?  

This course is for parents and carers who want to support their child/children through change.  

What will I learn?   

  • Explore the reasons why children may find change difficult    
  • Discover ways that children’s ability to cope with change positively can be supported at home   
  • Develop an awareness of how visual supports such as visual timetables, calendars/countdowns and social situation stories are used to help children prepare for change  
  • Find out where to go for further help, advice and support   

How long is the course?   

This is run as a single 2-hour session, with some activities to do at home to help you practise your skills.   

Will I be assessed?   

You will be required to complete some paperwork during this course. This will record and support your learning journey and successes.   

Entry Requirements:   

FaCL online courses are funded by the education and skills funding agency. Courses are no cost to learners if they are 19+ and have been a resident in UK/EU for 3+years. 

and if you can tick any of these criteria: 

  • have less than 5 GCSEs grades a-c 
  • in receipt of benefits  
  • are a service family 
  • are a family with SEN children 
  • are unemployed 

If you are unsure if you are eligible, we are always happy to talk things through carefully. 

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