Wilma's Social Workshops - Building skills to support families

For Organisations, Schools and Child Care

Wilma’s Social Workshops can come to you to deliver existing training packages or customised workshops, on site to your team or organisation.

Workshops can be tailored to the needs of your staff, the size of the group and your budget:

  • Beginner or experienced level.
  • Suited to learning preferences and group size; such as theoretical presentation, a mixture of theoretical framework and practical exercises or predominantly experiential learning. Facilitation of group discussions is an option too.
  • Multiple workshops to suit practitioners with different training needs, such as 2 x 6 (or 2 x 3) hours workshops. 
  • Option of additional presentation for parents and caregivers. 
  • All workshops and presentations are child-centred, family inclusive, trauma informed and strengths based.
  • Each day is equivalent to 6 hours of professional development (unless different length has been negotiated)
  • Workshops are aimed at professionals, who work with children, adolescents and their parents or caregivers.      

Customised Packages

Wilma’s Social Workshops can develop a package to suit the specific needs of your team or organisation. This could be in the form of training, mentoring, capacity building, observation of and reflection on practice. Wilma will facilitate a safe environment to the best of her abilities with respect for participants unique life experiences, dreams, ambitions and boundaries.

Topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Enhancing attachment and social-emotional development 
  • Responding to challenging behaviours
  • Complex Trauma and strategies for recovery (0-18 years) 
  • Trauma Informed Practice
  • Training and mentoring education and child care staff regarding social-emotional and behavioural difficulties in children & youth 
  • Counselling children & teenagers
  • Play & expressive therapeutic strategies, body-based & sensory interventions
  • Parenting & family support, including foster families and families with complex needs
  • Sexual Abuse & inappropriate sexual behaviours

Wilma’s Social Workshops Customised Training can be delivered in half day (3 hrs, NB for Perth Metro only), full day (6 hrs) or multiple days.

For Communities

 Wilma's Social Workshops can facilitate presentations for parents and community groups, related to attachment, emotional regulation, social-emotional development, responding to challenging behaviours, effect of trauma on child development, supporting children and adolescents after a traumatic event, sexual abuse and sexual inappropriate behaviours, play and creative activities to support parent-child connections.

Please contact Wilma to discuss the needs of your team, organisation or community. Phone: 0429 163 357 or wilma@wilmassocialworkshops.com.au 

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