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Other practitioner led parenting sessions

Midwives and health visitors 

Midwives and health visitors offer specialised programmes for expectant and new parents which include baby steps, young mums, getting to know your baby and early breastfeeding support.

Children and family centres 

All the children and family centres offer a range of activities and support, either virtually or face-to-face. More information and centre activity timetables can be found on the children and family centre pages.

Rise themed sessions

Rise offer themed sessions on areas of early mental health and wellbeing concerns parents and carers may have about their children.

Standing in the Gap

Standing in the Gap is a child mental health charity supporting families with pre-school and primary aged children. They have developed a range of resources and workshops designed to support emotional wellbeing in children.

Current workshops include:

  • Managing anxiety in 4 to 11-year-olds
  • Understanding your four-year-old and getting them ready for school
  • Preparing your child for secondary school

Workshops, digital resources, and worksheets can all be found on their website.

Warwickshire family and community learning

Family Learning offers workshops for families on a range of topics:

Parenting Project workshops

The Parenting Project have developed a Parenting in Mind programme, which offers a variety of solutions to identify and meet the challenges parents may be facing. Workshops and support offered include Learning Together sessions to support parents learning and playing together with their children, anxiety and mindfulness workshops for parents and the Sensitive Parenting Programme for expectant and new parents. Family wellbeing practitioners are also available in some areas who can offer emotional support, signposting and advocacy.

Keeping your family safe online

This is a free two-hour session suitable for parents and carers of older children and teenagers. It covers:

  • how young people are groomed online
  • how we can keep young people safe online
  • how we can monitor the websites they are looking at
  • how parents can apply security measures on young people’s devices to keep them safe

Safe in Warwickshire - find out when the next course is running

Recovery and Wellbeing Academy

The Academy offers a wide range of courses and workshops designed to empower your mental health and wellbeing provided by several partner organisations working together. Courses are delivered face to face and online via Zoom. All academy courses and workshops are completely free of charge and open to anyone over the age of 18 living in Coventry and Warwickshire who wants to better manage or understand their mental health and wellbeing. Friends, family, staff, and carers are encouraged to attend as they strongly believe in learning together to get the most out of the courses on offer.

Find out more about the Recovery and Wellbeing Academy

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