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Family Support Worker

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


***WHILST SCHOOL IS NOT OPEN WE ARE RUNNING CUPPA AND CALL CLUB SESSIONS FOR ALL PARENTS & CARERS ****

                 


 

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                                                           Information for Parents and Carers

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) have created 2 minute blogs on their Top 10 tips for positive parenting during the global pandemic.  These tips cover:

  • Listening and responding
  • Keepings kids occupied
  • Look for what you like
  • Why routines help
  • Reassure your kids
  • Answering questions
  • Family action plan
  • Tolerating uncertainty
  • Taking care of yourself
  • Staying in touch

 To watch the video blogs please clickhere.

 

 

 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