Parent and Carer Support and Information Sessions on Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues
Please find attached a flyer and poster about the next Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health.
Each monthly session has a different topic focus. There is also an opportunity for parents and carers to meet other parents and supportive professionals in a safe relaxed environment. Parents and carers of 11-18 year olds from in and around Edinburgh are welcome to attend any of the sessions.
The next Parent and Carer Support and Information sessions will take place on-
Tuesday 25th April 2017, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, EH8 9ER, 6.30-8.30pm (There is on street parking available at the venue)
Communication and Teenagers Exploring the challenges of keeping the lines of communication open with teenagers who have emotional wellbeing and mental health issues. Considering ways to listen so that teenagers talk and talk so that teenagers listen.
Tuesday 30th May 2017, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, EH8 9ER, 6.30-8.30pm (There is on street parking available at the venue)
Stress and the Teenage Brain
Friday 16th June 2017, 9.30-11.30am Venue to be confirmed
Self Harm– This session will be facilitated by Edinburgh Self Harm Project, Penumbra
Parents and carers please let Jillian Hart know (through your child’s guidance teacher or the school office) if you would like to attend any of these sessions.
Assessing Children’s Progress: A Guide for Parents
Schools have been asked to share information on the National Improvement Framework and the Governments plans for assessing Children’s Progress. A leaflet from the Scottish Government, “A Guide for Parents and Carers” is now available on our Family Learning Page.