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Family Support Workers

Our federation has 2 Family Support Workers, Vashti Davis and Liza Wright. The aim of the Family Support Worker is to support and work with young people and their families offering a wide range of practical and emotional support.


                       
                          Vashti Davis                                 Liza Wright

Availability:

Vashti:  Maternity Leave

Liza:      Mon, Tues & Fri @ Bramford

             Thursday @ Somersham

 

How to contact our Family Support Workers:

Phone:  Bramford 01473 741598

             Somersham 01473 831251

Email:   office@bramfordprimary.net

              office@somershamprimary.net

Web:     www.bramsomfederation.net

 

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Please find below a list of Parenting Courses coming up in the following terms.


The Spring Term  Programmes are as follows, please click on links to find out more about the courses:

 

Monday 13th January Triple P Stepping Stones Willows Children Centre 9:30-12pm for 9 weeks ( limited spaces available)

Tuesday 14th January Group Triple P Oaks 2-11yrs  Primary School 9:30-11:30am for 8 weeks

Tuesday 14th January Solihull Approach- younger children Highfield Hub 9:30-11:30am for 10 weeks

Tuesday 14th January Solihull for Teens Westbourne Academy  6-8pm for 10 weeks

Wednesday 15th January Solihull Approach Castle Hill Primary School 9:30-11:30am for 10 weeks – please note this group is now full

Wednesday 22nd February Triple P Family Transitions for divorced and Separated parents  Willows Children Centre 6:30-8:30pm for 5 weeks

 

Dates for a further Triple P evening group and a Triple P Family Transitions in West Ipswich are  being planned after the February half term. Dates TBC. 

 

Summer Term :

 Tuesday 28th April -Strengthening Families Programme 10-14yrs Whitton Community Primary School 4pm-6:30pm for 7 weeks

 Wednesday 29th April Triple P Stepping Stones Castle Hill Primary School 9:30pm – 12pm for 9 weeks

 


 

Referrals to be made through the Portal for School Professionals and parents/carers, https://cypportal.suffolk.gov.uk/web/portal/pages/home or if you would like support or advice on any of the above courses or referral then please speak to our, Family Support Worker, Liza Wright.


Parenting Support:

Parents might wish to get some more advice from our area's Parenting Co-ordinator. Their details are:

Kay Witchells,

Area d Parenting Co-ordinator,

Children & Young People's Services.

Tel: 01394 605060.  Mob: 07540 671191

Email: kay.witchells@suffolk.gov.uk


Recommended Books:

The Incredible Years - A Trouble-Shooting Guide for Parents of Children Aged 2-8 Years by Carolyn Webster Stratton. ISBN 978-1-892222-04-6

How to Promote Children's Social and Emotional Competence by Carolyn Webster Stratton. ISBN 978-0-7619-6501-5


Useful Websites:

www.suffolk.gov.uk/theparenthub


www.home-start.org.uk

www.familylives.org.uk

www.theministryofparenting.com


www.incredibleyears.com


www.minded.org.uk/


www.nspcc.org.uk/


www.citizensadvice.org.uk


www.livewellsuffolk.org.uk


www.kidshealth.org


www.nhs.uk