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In this section you will be able to find out information about all of the courses we are running in Barnet which will support you in your playwork practice. If you have any requests for training please use our message board to let us know what you need.
Barnet Playwork Assessment Centre
Fair Play Barnet is delivering level 2 and 3 qualifications through our Playwork Assessment Centre. An outline of the taught sessions can be found here. 20 learners have started their level 3 Diploma in Playwork and 10 have started their level 2 Award in Playwork. With weekly training sessions and regular support from an assessor, all learners will complete their qualification by the end of the Spring Term. We think this is great news for the children of Barnet!
Fair Play Barnet offers training which cover many important topics relating to working with children and young people. Courses are mostly free to people working with children and young people in Barnet. You can find out further information about each of the courses here.
Angel Crouch, an ADHD Specialist, presents an overview of ADHD, its symptoms, treatment and the way it impacts on the social, emotional and educational development of the child.
Wednesday October 24th 2012 6pm-9pm
Autism: An Introduction
Attendees will gain sufficient insight into Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to enable them to understand the underlying causes of social, communications and behavioural difficulties.
Wednesday October 17th 2012 10am-4pm
Wednesday January 16th 2013 10am-4pm
Autism: Bereavement and Grieving, Change and Loss
Attendees will gain understanding of behavioural responses to stress, the right to accurate information, the need to inform them using communication they can understand and how to help them develop understanding.
Tuesday December 11th 2012 10am-4pm
Autism: Challenging Behaviour
John Mortlock explores the challenging behaviour in children and young people with Autism and what drives it.
Monday November 19th 2012 10am-4pm
Tuesday February 12th 2013 10am-4pm
Autism: Effective Communication and Learning Styles
Attendees will gain insight into the communication problems caused by ASC. They will be able to take part in individual assessments of ability to listen and comprehend spoken language.
Autism: Adolescent Relationships and Sexuality (10-15yrs)
Attendees will gain insight into physical, cognitive, and social changes that normally occur during puberty and be able to identify how well young people with ASC are making those changes.
The aim of this training course is to provide you with an understanding of disability equality and equip you with current best practices that benefit diverse stakeholder groups.
Tuesday July 24th 2012 6pm-9pm
Tuesday October 16th 2012 6pm-9pm
Tuesday January 15th 2013 6pm-9pm
Sandra Redman, a parent of a child with Down syndrome, presents a great insight into working with children with Down syndrome, explaining their need of visual timetables and use of Makaton.
Lesley Haigh, Community Matron for Special Needs, provides this course designed for people working and living with children and young people with Epilepsy, to enable them to gain knowledge and a general understanding of Epilepsy and status epilepticus.
Monday 22nd October 2012 630pm - 930pm PART ONE
Thursday 25th October 2012 630pm - 930pm PART TWO
Makaton Foundation Levels 1-4
Krystle Williams provides an abridged course of Makaton Levels 1-4. This course covers the use and purpose of Makaton and an overview of alternative systems of communication.
Safeguarding Children Level 1
Claire-Marie Dwyer provides training for people who work with all children and young people in play and other out of school settings.
Team Building and Inclusive Play
This course provides learners with a catalogue of inclusive games and ideas to support after school clubs and playschemes in becoming accessible to ALL children and young people.