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You Can Do This!


You Can Do This!

If your child lashes out and hurts you during meltdowns, it's absolutely heartbreaking, and can leave parents feeling broken, crushed and in total despair. Yet however hard we're finding it, our child is going through an even tougher time, and they need us to be right at the top of our game at the very time we often feel lost and bewildered. 

This workshop is exploring this disconnect, and it will give you plenty of time to talk to others in exactly the same situation, reflect on how it feels, develop a toolbox of new approaches to try at home with your child, and learn about self-care, and how to build up your own emotional resilience and mental strength. 

This 3-hour Workshop has been especially designed for parents who are living with the unpredictability and fear of violent and challenging behaviour (VCB) from a child who also has a neurodevelopmental diagnosis such as a Learning Disability, ADHD, Autism or PDA. Professionals who work with these families are also welcome.

Led by Yvonne Newbold and Malcolm Cooper, the Workshop, will explore the likely reasons behind a child’s VCB and what you can do to address them, as well as looking at ways to protect your own mental-wellbeing and reducing the stress, overwhelm and despair that becomes an inevitable part of parenting a child with VCB.

 During this Workshop you will -

 Explore approaches and strategies that can make a significant difference

 Meet and talk to other parents who are in the same situation

 Learn why self-care is an essential element of supporting your child

 Understand more about the mind/body link, and how stress affects our immunity

 Be able to find time to recharge and relax every day

 Build your emotional resilience, and learn how to be mentally stronger

 Experience a blissful relaxation session as part of the Workshop

 Leave with a toolbox of strategies, approaches and ideas that can help

 Have more confidence to start to get your family back on track


 Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This event is for adults only, aged 18 or above


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email Yvonne - eXZvbm5lIHwgeXZvbm5lbmV3Ym9sZCAhIGNvbQ==


What's the refund policy?

30 days except in mitigating circumstances


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please have your ticket easily accessible on your phone, but it's not necessary to print your tickets


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

As long as we know in advance - please email Yvonne on eXZvbm5lIHwgeXZvbm5lbmV3Ym9sZCAhIGNvbQ== if you are giving your ticket to someone else



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