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Supporting Siblings: Workshop for parents

3-4 hour in-house event, 15-25 participants

This workshop is for:

Parents of disabled children who want to know more about supporting siblings.
NB This workshop is only for parents and not for professionals.

Purpose of the workshop:

This workshop will help parents of disabled children find ways of giving attention, information, and support to the other children in their families

What participants will gain:

  • Insight into siblings’ needs and experiences
  • Practical ideas for giving siblings attention, explaining disability and supporting siblings with their feelings

Cost

Cost: Statutory sector £500, Voluntary sector £400 – plus trainer expenses (travel expenses are from West Yorkshire)

To book a workshop for your group or organisation contact Sibs


Managing feelings: Workshop for adult siblings

3 hour in house event, 10-15 participants

This workshop is for:

This workshop is for adult siblings who have grown up with a disabled brother or sister

Purpose of the workshop:

To help adult siblings cope with their feelings as siblings and to feel part of a supportive community of others who understand their situation

Adult siblings will gain:

  • Acknowledgement of their unique experiences and feelings as siblings – both positive and negative
  • Tips for managing their feelings
  • A support network of adult siblings
  • Information on where to get further help and support

Cost

Cost: Statutory sector £500, Voluntary sector £400 – plus trainer expenses (travel expenses are from West Yorkshire)

To book a workshop for your group or organisation contact Sibs


Planning for the future: Workshop for adult siblings

3-4 hour in house event, 10 – 15 partcipants

This workshop is for:

This workshop is for adult siblings who have an adult brother or sister with a life-long learning disability

Purpose of the workshop:

To help adult siblings make informed choices about the role they want to play in future care and support, and to provide them with information on the practical aspects of planning for the future

Adult siblings will gain:

  • Acknowledgement of their concerns about future care and support
  • Tips for making decisions about the role they want to have
  • Information about care and support options, personal budgets, managing finances, mental capacity and making decisions for someone else, legal and financial planning, support for carers….
  • Ideas for communicating with parents and other family members around future planning
  • Confidence to take the first steps around planning for the future

Cost: Statutory sector £500, Voluntary sector £400 – plus trainer expenses

To book this workshop for your group or organisation contact Sibs


Bespoke training

Sibs also runs bespoke in-house training for organisations on a range of sibling issues. Talk to us about your training needs.