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.
Body Image and Self-Esteem (aged 11+)
Do you struggle finding positive things to say about yourself? Would you like to work towards feeling more confident about yourself? This workshop could be for you! We will spend time exploring what both body image and self-esteem means to you and how to nurture your resilience in this.
Exam Anxiety (aged 14+)
Do you stress out at the thought of exams? Do you feel like you struggle to manage during exam season? This workshop can help you keep calm and carry on by learning practical strategies to manage exam anxiety.
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.
Post 16 Transition (aged 14+)
Are you panicking about your future? Do you need some guidance on the transition after turning 16? This workshop will help you prepare for leaving school/college and to help you to manage your worries by exploring coping strategies.
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.
Transitioning to High School/Middle School (Ages 10 and 11 must be accompanied by a parent/carer)
Is your child worried about going to a new school, finding their way around a new environment or making new friends? This workshop explores how you can support your child during this transition and give them strategies to help themselves!
Understanding and Managing Emotions (aged 11+)
Do you feel like you're struggling to manage your hot thoughts? Do you feel like your emotions sometimes take over and you lose control? Do you struggle to react calmly to situations? This workshop will help you understand yourself better and to help you implement strategies to manage your emotions.
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.
ADHD Awareness Session
ADHD/ADD - Workshop aimed at raising awareness and better understanding of ADHD/ADD through information and videos where you can meet others and share your experiences in a relaxed environment.
ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition) Awareness Session
Workshops aimed at raising awareness and better understanding of Autism. Take the opportunity to see what autism is from the perspective of autistic people through videos and information presented by the ASC family worker, meet others and share your experiences in a relaxed environment.
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.

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.