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PlayBoard NI Play Training 

Published on: 13/12/2018

As part of the ‘Play Matters’ initiative which is being facilitated by PlayBoard NI in collaboration with the Department of Education, PlayBoard NI is holding 'Play Training for Professionals' and 'Play Awareness Sessions for Parents' workshops.

Play Training for Professionals

PlayBoard NI’s Play Training for Professionals programme is targeted at those who work directly with parents and families. This one-day free training session will equip professionals with the skills to better understand play and pro-actively promote play to parents and families.

Who should attend?

  • This may be particularly of interest to those working as:
  • Health Visitors and/or Child Health Assistants
  • Social Workers and/or Family Support Workers
  • Professionals working with children with disabilities
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Relevant professionals from within Community and Voluntary sector

https://www.playboard.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Play-for-Professionals-Flyer.pdf

Bookings are open – please visit https://www.playboard.org/play-training-for-professionals/

 

Play Awareness Sessions for Parents

Have you a group of parents and carers interested in practical tips and ideas for play opportunities for their children.

PlayBoard NI’s Play Awareness sessions for Parents are designed specifically for parents and carers. This half-day Play Awareness session will strengthen parents understanding of play and its importance to the growth and development of their children. They will also gain practical ideas which they can incorporate into their homes or local community to enhance opportunities for play.

The Play for Parents programme is part of the overall ‘Play Matters’ initiative which is being facilitated by PlayBoard NI in collaboration with the Department of Education.

The programme is funded by the Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP).

To find out more information please visit: www.playboard.co.uk.

Should you have any queries or wish to discuss the Play for Parents programme further, please don’t hesitate to contact Karen Witherspoon at: karen.witherspoon@playboard.co.uk

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