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 - Post 16
(For young people aged 16-18 returning to a post 16 provision ) Are you struggling with the thought of going back to an education setting after covid-19? This workshop may be for you, join us online for an hour to explore your strengths, challenges and life in lockdown! This workshop looks at how to build your resilience through the transition back to life after covid using a toolkit that looks at routines, self-care and coping strategies
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.
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.
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.
Back to School Support for Parents and Carers
Do you want to find out more about how you can support your child in preparing to return to education? This workshop looks to provide parents and carers a chance to explore and discuss practical ideas and advice on supporting children and young people back into school.
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
Introduction to Children and Young People's Mental Health
Provides a general overview of good mental health and resources to support poor mental health
Introduction to Self-Harm
Information on how to support young people who use self-harm as a coping mechanism.
Maintaining Positive Emotional Well-being
Looking at self-care to enhance our sense of positive well-being
Positive Communication and Attachment
Understanding the importance of how we talk and interact with young people to minimise communication breakdown.
Scaffolding Self-Esteem
Low self-esteem can have a massive impact on emotional and mental wellbeing, so this session provides tips in building confidence and a growth mind-set.
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.
Supporting Sleep
Understanding the science of sleep, challenges faced due to lack of sleep and suggestions on how to improve our sleep.
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.
The Teenage Brain
Information on the changes which occur in teenagers and how we can support them constructively through this time.
Understanding and Supporting Anxiety
Information about what anxiety is and resources to support manage anxiety when this becomes overwhelming.
Understanding Behaviour as Communication
A brief overview of why children may behave the way they do.

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.

As the workshops are online, 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.