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Emotional Wellbeing Support Parent Carer Workshops (BFfC)

Brighter Futures for Children are offering a range of workshop and training modules for parents and carers.

We can provide a wide variety of written and on-line resources for school staff, families and young people. These are available on request and via our website and social media. The Family information service also provides support and signposting for families.

Dates and booking details:

Please email to book a place on the workshop, please provide your name, contact number.

Parent Wellbeing and Resilience  6/12/21

12:00 – 1:30pm

Developing your Wellbeing and resilience and reflecting on the impact of this in your home.


Anxiety in Adolescents 9/12/21


Developing and understanding of anxiety in Adolescents with practical strategies.


Resilience and Normalising 19/1/22

9:30 – 11:00      

Increasing children and young people resilience


Depression 27/1/22

9.30-11 And 3.30-5pm  

Understanding Low Mood and Depression 


Autism 3/02/22


Learn about Reading’s Autism growth project.


Adolescent Brain 15/3/22 & 22/3/22

12:00 – 13:30   

A Look at the changes in your adolescent’s brain to help you understand them.


Early Years Big feelings little people  - 10/5/22

9:30 – 11:00      

Understand emotional welling being and emotional regulation in pre-school children.


CUES (Coping with uncertainty in everyday situations) Spring term 2022.

Dates and Time TBC

Specialist 8 week Parent Group Programme for Parents of Autistic Children.

The programme aims to help parents develop strategies to cope with and manage everyday uncertainty. Targeting responses to uncertainty may improve outcomes for autistic young people experiencing anxiety. This programme will be offered by the Primary Mental Health Team and is exclusively for families working with the team, by invitation only.    


Who to contact

Brighter Futures for Children

Where to go


This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.