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Connection with
Yourself First

Why supporting yourself first is never selfish, but an essential step
in supporting your young person with additional needs effectively.


This workshop, delivered by Complex Connexions will help empower parents and carers to support their children and wider family in a positive and impactful way.

Mother and Son
Couple with Daughter

Connection with Yourself First Workshop Overview

Unit I: The concept of co-regulation for your child and teen

Unit II: How connecting with what you need for balance and energy first, is key to co-regulating your young person

Unit III: Understanding yourself better, your triggers and behaviour

Unit IV: Communicating with yourself in a more empowering way

Unit V: Connecting with yourself and how this facilitates connection with your child or teen

Unit VI: Conclusion


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ and Complex Connexions' training courses and workshops are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

Yes, a similar version of this course can be accessed via virtual workshop. Complex Connexions can deliver this training course over a video conferencing platform such as Zoom where they will share their screen, lead discussions with participants and deliver the learning outcomes over the internet. If you would like to access this course via virtual workshop please get in touch.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This workshop is certified by Helping Hands and participants can hold their course certificates as evidence of learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.

We will support you to gain confidence, through understanding your child or teen as more than just their behaviour, to be able to communicate and collaborate with them in a positive and empowering way and to thereby to form stronger and more resilient connections.

As a result, the challenges become a little simpler to navigate and the mental wellbeing of your whole family can be supported.

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Helping Hands Community Hub Ltd.
10 Leeds Road
S9 3TY


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