Free Workshops

Workshops for Children and Young People
and their Parents/Carers

For Child/Young Person
Note that we need to send you materials through the post for young people sessions - so you must sign up at least 7 days before the session is due to take place.
Back to School - Primary
(For children in primary school aged 8-11 must be accompanied by a parent/carer) Is your child worried about returning to school and the changes that may have taken place due to social distancing and the break in education? This practical workshop is for children and parents/carers to explore together some strategies to support this transition.
Back to School - Secondary
(For young people aged 11-16 retuning to secondary education) Are you struggling with the thought of going back to an education setting after covid-19? Join us online for an hour to help you explore your feelings towards this change and give practical advice and ideas on how to manage this transition.
Building Resilience (aged 8-11 must be accompanied by a parent/carer)
Does your child struggle to manage their emotions? Do they find it hard to cope and bounce back from difficult situations? This workshop will explore ways that you can help them build up their emotional resilience and improve their confidence.
General Anxiety (aged 11+)
Do you find yourself scared about doing things and aren't sure why? Do you find it difficult to manage your worries? Do you sometimes find that you want to avoid people or situations? This workshop will help you understand your anxieties, provide you with strategies to take back control and help you feel a little better.
Low Mood (aged 11+)
Do you feel that you have no energy or motivation? Do you struggle to see a reason to get out of bed in a morning? Do you feel like you're a burden? This workshop will help you gain an understanding of low mood and how it can impact on daily functioning. It will focus on increasing positive behaviours and explore ways that you can improve your emotional wellbeing.
Managing Worry (aged 8-11 must be accompanied by a parent/carer)
Does your child find it difficult to manage their worries? Do you find that they worry about things they don't necessarily need to? This workshop will look at practical worry managing strategies to help support your child.
Self-Harm Information Session (aged 11+)
Worried about self-harm? It could be you or someone that you know. Many people self-harm for different reasons. This workshop will help you understand what self-harm is, why people may do it and how to go about making changes.
Understanding Your Emotions (Moodmasters) 11+ (Years 7 and above)
This workshop will help young people gain a better understanding of our emotions. Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy and need help to understand what is happening in our brains. For young people aged 11 and over.
For Parent/Carer
Any materials required for parent/carer sessions will be shared by email - so please sign up at least 2 days before the session is due to take place.
Chill 'N' Chat
A peer support session for parent/carers in Kirklees of children and young people who are experiencing challenges to their emotional and mental health
Exploring Loss and Grief
To develop an understanding of loss and grief and how to support with bereavement in CYP
Healthy Relationship with Food
A look at the relationship between food and mood, how to make food fun and look at behaviours that may indicate there is an issue.
Introduction to Children and Young People's Mental Health
Provides a general overview of good mental health and resources to support poor mental health
Maintaining Positive Emotional Well-being
Looking at self-care to enhance our sense of positive well-being
Supporting CYP with Parental Separation
To understanding the impact this can have on the emotional and mental wellbeing of CYP with a view to minimising this and promoting positive co-parenting.
The impact of the digital age on mental wellbeing
Information on how to keep our CYP safe using the internet and social media to avoid the potential of a negative impact emotionally and mentally.
Understanding and Supporting Anxiety
Information about what anxiety is and resources to support manage anxiety when this becomes overwhelming.

Please choose the workshop(s) you would like to attend and then complete the form below.

You can book one session in each workshop group.

Please ensure you provide the full name and date of birth of the young person - even if you are booking a parent/carer session.

You must supply a mobile phone number. Your will receive a text message. To confirm your places on the workshop(s) you must reply to this message. We will also send a text message before each workshop as a reminder.

If you have booked an online workshop, we also need an email address to send you an invite to the session and your postal address so that we can send you materials for use in the session.