Course Provider: Dr Sue Evans
Course Administrator: Sarah Price
Two-day add-on training for staff already trained as Incredible Years Group Leaders.
This course is open only to staff who are skilled and experienced in working with children ASD. The training will be particularly suitable for clinical and educational psychologist, speech and language therapists, learning disability nurses and social workers, teachers and family support practitioners who are experienced in working with young children with ASD
(Please note: Delegates MUST have completed a three-day BASIC training before attending this course). This training is free to participants employed by agencies in Powys. For delegates outside of Powys the cost is £300 plus VAT.
Participants will learn how to deliver the programme in a collaborative way. The training teaches the following content:
Staff will be able to offer this 12–16 session programme to parents of young children (aged 2-8) on the Autism spectrum or with language delays, in order to promote communication skills, children’s emotional regulation, social competence, language skills, school readiness, and social relationships skills.
Group process issues such as empowering parents, collaborating, dealing with resistance, confronting and teaching, supporting and advocating for parents will be considered, with opportunities to practice these skills.