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Make the Difference
in your Family

As the parent of a child or teen with additional needs, such as
neurodivergence or mental health difficulties, you can create calm
and connection in your family, which supports them as well as the
mental wellbeing of the whole family. 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.

Happy Family
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Make the Difference in your Family Workshop Overview

Unit I: How understanding our young person’s needs is vital, and helps to alter our perspective on their behaviour

Unit II: How changing our communication can empower them and offer scaffolding to build independence

Unit III: How this deeper understanding and more empowering
communication create connection, which fosters more calm in the

Unit IV: Discussion around topics such as curiosity, behaviour as
communication, compassion, building trust and collaboration

Unit V: 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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