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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

 

***WHILST SOCIAL DISTANCING IS IN FORCE WE ARE RUNNING CUPPA AND CALL CLUB SESSIONS FOR ALL PARENTS & CARERS ****



June2020                      

                                                           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.


Mums Matter Courses

February course: February 19th for 6 consecutive weeks 9:30-11:00

March course: March 15th, 22nd, 29th, April 12th, 19th and 26th.  We are offering two times on these dates: 9:30-11:00 and 1:00-2:30pm.

 

Mums Matter is a free six week course designed for mums in Suffolk who are pregnant or with babies up to the age of 2.  It will enable women to develop different tools and strategies for managing and coping with their mental health.  There is also an opportunity for additional 1-to-1 counselling for those that feel they need it.  The course is being run online via zoom and is being held during the day, with the next course starting in February.  More details, including how to refer, are on the Suffolk MIND website:

 

https://www.suffolkmind.org.uk/services/mums-matter/

 

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


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