- Kingsmoor Lower School, Kingsmoor Close, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1EY
In this section, you will find useful information regarding support for families.
There are courses, advice, techniques and resources
Have a browse!
Upcoming CHUMS Workshops
These workshops are designed as a starting point for families with children who have low level difficulties and may not have accessed support from mental health services.
Places for workshops are limited and allocated on a first-come, first served basis.
If families wish to attend any workshop, they need to complete the attached registration form and return it to email@example.com along with the date they wish to attend.
Parent Sleep Workshop (Parent only with children aged 12 and under) - The workshop will cover the following topics; why sleep is important, what is ‘good’ sleep, possible causes of sleep difficulties and learning strategies to help overcome sleep problems.
·Monday 25th April 9:30-11:30am
·Tuesday 12th July 17:00pm-19:00pm
Teenage Sleep Workshop (Children aged 13+) - The workshop will cover the following topics; why sleep is important, what is ‘good’ sleep, sleep hygiene tips and strategies for managing worries at night.
·Thursday 16th June 16:00pm-18:00pm
0-5 Resiliency Workshop (Parent’s only) - The workshop will look at the importance of relationships, healthy attachment and how children are constantly learning from those around them. It will cover emotional regulation and how parents/carers are in a prime position to model healthy emotional regulation and behaviours. The workshop will also cover strategies and techniques to help build resiliency in children.
·Thursday 21st April 9:30am-11:30am
·Tuesday 21st June 17:00pm-19:00pm
Primary Resiliency Workshop (Parent workshop for children aged 6-12) – The workshop will cover the following topics; mental health vs mental health problems, emotional regulation, psychoeducation around anxiety and low mood, and strategies for relaxation.
·Wednesday 18th May 9:30am-11:30am
Secondary Resiliency Workshop (For Teens aged 13+) – The workshop will cover the following topics; mental health vs mental health problems, emotional regulation, psychoeducation around anxiety and low mood, and strategies for relaxation.
·Tuesday 5th July 16:00pm-18:00pm
Parent Self Esteem Workshop (Parent only for children 5-12 years of age)- One off workshop which equips parents with an understanding of self-esteem and ways to promote high self-esteem through parenting style and collaborative activities to try at home with their young person.
·Monday 18th July 17:00pm-19:00pm
Teenage Self Esteem Workshop (Parents and young people 13+) - One off workshop which equips teenagers with an understanding of self-esteem and tools to build confidence through though challenging, relaxation and activities to celebrate strengths and successes. Workshop also offers parental tips for building self-esteem in adolescence.
·Wednesday 8th June 16:00pm-18:00pm
Anxiety Workshop (For parents of children under the age of 12) - The workshop will cover the following topics; Emotional development in children, emotional regulation, psychoeducation around anxiety and anxiety management strategies.
·Monday 16th May 9:30am-11:30am
Transition Workshops – One-off psychoeducation workshops that provides anxiety /behavioural strategies based on guided self-help to help children with transitions to new schools / reintegration back to school. Parents and young people can attend:
·Lower-Middle transitions (parent only) – Thursday 11th August 17:00pm-19:00pm
·Primary-Secondary/Middle-Upper transitions (Parent and young person) – Monday 22nd August 9:30am-11:30am
Parent insight into bereavement & loss, autism and online risk
Pathological demand avoidance
MIND support for fatherhood & Pregnancy and motherhood
Emotional wellbeing sessions for parents
Children speaking and stammering
Wellbeing sessions for parents
Wellbeing for parents of year 4 children
Positive parenting course
Family Information Directory
The Central Bedfordshire's Family Information Directory contains lots of information about childcare settings, local and national organisations that offer support and advice, children's centres and local activities in Central Bedfordshire.
Young people mental health support
REVIVE women's support group
Parent tips for talking
Struggling to cope?
Working from home
Stress in children
Support and Information
Nursing team support
Courses for parents/carers
Coming back to school
Useful resources for managing anxieties