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Parent-carers require a range of skills above and beyond the normal parenting experience. Whether it’s understanding your child’s behaviour or helping them achieve better sleep, access to training is vital to helping parents develop these skills.

Reaching Families delivers a series of training workshops across a wide variety of subjects that we know are challenges for parents and families, including:-

Our training is delivered in a road show format, which means we can reach families right across West Sussex.

Summer 2019 Workshops

Making Sense of Challenging
Behaviour (2-11 years)
*Evening workshop*

Wednesday 1st May
6.45pm – 9.30pm
Broadfield Community Centre, Crawley

Making Sense of Transition to Secondary School Tuesday 7th May
9.15am – 12.00pm
The Regis School, Bognor Regis

Making Sense of Issues around Food
*Evening workshop*

Monday 20th May
6.45pm – 9.30pm
Chichester Baptist Church
Making Sense of Support at School Tuesday 21st May
9.45am – 12.00pm
Lancing Parish Hall
Making Sense of Bullying
*New workshop*
Tuesday 18th June
9.45am – 12.30pm
Trafalgar Road Baptist Church, Horsham
Handling Stress and Building
Your Own Resilience
Friday 21st June
9.45am – 12.30pm
Thomas A Becket Infant School, Worthing
Making Sense of Anxiety
(Primary aged children)
Tuesday 25th June
9.45am – 12.30pm
Billingshurst Community Centre
Making Sense of Parenting Siblings
of Children with SEND
Thursday 4th July
9.45am – 12.30am
The Kings Church, Burgess Hill

How to book

To book a place on one of our workshops please do so at Eventbrite using the button below.

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If you have any difficulty booking a place or would like any further information, please contact us on 01903 366360 or via email.

Commission Us

Reaching Families are also available to deliver tailor made training to suit the particular needs of schools, parent support groups, other charities, etc. If your group would like training on a specific subject we can manage and deliver this for you including sourcing and commissioning trainers, marketing, administration, booking venues, organising catering and refreshments, follow up evaluation, etc. If you would like to discuss training for your school or group please contact our Project Manager, Brian O'Hagan for an informal discussion of your requirements.

Visit our Parent Guides page where
you can find out how to get hold of
your copy of Making Sense of It All
or Making Sense of Adult Life,
our guides to accessing services
and support for families of children
and young people with special needs
and disabilities in West Sussex.


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