Upcoming Courses

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Please note: Our courses are available to members only.  Please apply for your free membership here. If you apply for a course and are a non-member, you are agreeing to us creating a membership for you.


Course Title: IPSEA – Level 2 SEND Law Training – All about the Law around EHCP’s

Date: Sunday 29th April 2018

Time: Registration 9.30-10am. Course starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm

Venue: Kent Event Centre,  Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JF. Training is taking place in Bredhurst room in the Clive Emson Conference Building

Cost: Parent/Carers £20, Professionals £50. Prices are per person

Refreshments and Lunch: Are included in the cost

Trainer: Maria Bloom from IPSEA

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

Following on from the IPSEA Level 1 SEND Law training day we are running the Level 2 Intermediate course.

The aim of the intermediate level course is to provide a more in-depth knowledge of certain areas of the law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (“SEN Law”)

Topics covered during the Level 2 day include:

  1. Inclusion
  2. The duty to specify in an EHC plan
  3. Annual Reviews
  4. Transition from statements to an EHC plan – what is a good EHC plan?
  5. Mediation
  6. Introduction to Social Care Law
  7. Introduction to Health Care Law
  8. Personal Budgets and Direct Payments
  9. Home to School Transport
  10. Mental Capacity

The course relates to the law as it applies in England.

Parent/Carers and school based professionals are welcome to book.

Please Note: Due to this being an advanced course, it is a requirement to have attended either the IPSEA Level 1 Training day, the IPSEA Foundation course or similar EHCP training.

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THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GO ON THE WAITING LIST PLEASE EMAIL info@21together.org.uk

Course Title: Growing Up – A practical workshop to support young people with Down’s Syndrome

Date: Friday 11th  May 2018

Time: Registration 9am-9.30am. Course starts at 9.30am and finishes at 4pm

Venue: Ashford Chamber of Commerce, Ashford Business Point, Waterbrook Avenue, Sevington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LH

Cost: Parent/Carers £10, Professionals £40. Prices are per person

Refreshments and Lunch: Are included in the cost

Trainer: Julie Knight from Inclusively Down

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

This hands-on workshop will support you to develop, manage and promote social and emotional skills and look at what we can do to further this for children and young people with Down syndrome. We will consider practical strategies and resources to give you experience of and confidence in doing this

During the course of the day we will explore:

  • What we mean by ‘social skills’ and ‘social development’? (e.g. relationships, play/leisure, independence & self-help and social behaviour)
  • How do we teach a social skill?
  • Practical activities we can do with our children and young people to support areas that cannot be avoided including:
    • Socially appropriate behaviour
    • Understanding relationships
    • Appropriate touch
    • Body changes
    • Stranger danger
    • Developing friendships
    • Independence in self- care routines
    • Developing responsibility and making decisions
    • The importance of privacy

At the end of the day you will feel more confident in supporting your child through the growing up process, have an awareness of practical resources and activities you can use to support your child through this process.

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GO ON THE WAITING LIST PLEASE EMAIL info@21together.org.uk

 


 

Course Title: Support and Practice in Early Years and Primary Education for Parents/Carers and Professionals

Date: Wednesday 26th September 2018

Time: Registration 9am-9.30am. Course starts at 9.30am and finishes at 4pm

Venue: Kent Event Centre, Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JF. Training is taking place in Bredhurst room in the Clive Emson Conference Building

Cost: Parent/Carers £10, Professionals £40. Prices are per person

Refreshments and Lunch: Are included in the cost

Trainer: Lucy Clark/Julie Knight

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

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Course Title: Support and Practice in Secondary Education for Parents/Carers and Professionals

Date: Thursday 27th September 2018

Time: Registration 9am-9.30am. Course starts at 9.30am and finishes at 4pm

Venue: Ashford Chamber of Commerce, Ashford Business Point, Waterbrook Avenue, Sevington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LH

Cost: Parent/Carers £10, Professionals £40. Prices are per person

Refreshments and Lunch: Are included in the cost

Trainer: Lucy Clark/Julie Knight

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

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