Accessing Public Services Toolkit Workshops

Our Accessing Public Services Toolkit Workshops are designed to help families access the services that their children need, and are entitled to.

Our popular Accessing Public Services Toolkit aims to support disabled people and carers, as well as their families and advisers, who are encountering difficulties with the statutory agencies in relation to the provision of health, social care and education support services. The toolkit aims to unpick these problems and to develop effective strategies for resolving them. You can download the Toolkit here.

These free workshops will use the information and resources in our Accessing Public Services Toolkit to help parents and carers, and the professionals who support them, to access the services that their children need. They will be delivered by a Cerebra professional together with a parent/carer who has first hand experience.

Each workshop lasts for around 3-4 hours and includes a presentation on the toolkit and case studies for group work. There will also be the opportunity to discuss and share experiences. The workshops are provided free of charge.

Workshop dates and locations

29th November 2018 – Sutton, Surrey
5th December 2018 – Sheffield
11th December 2018 – Coalville, Leicestershire
13th December 2018 – Glasgow
23rd January 2019 – Sleaford, Lincolnshire
24th January 2019 – London
30th January 2019 – London
30th January 2019 – Glasgow
26th February 2019 – London
5th March 2019 – Bristol
9th March 2019 – Dartford, Kent

If you would like to book a place at any of the above workshops please contact Beverley Hitchcock at [email protected].

Coming soon:

We’ll bring you more details of these workshops as soon as they are confirmed:

  • Devon
  • Lincolnshire
  • Warwickshire
  • Leicestershire
  • London
  • Coventry
  • Berkshire
  • Cornwall
  • Hampshire

We are currently looking for groups to host our Problem-solving Toolkit workshops. All we would ask is that the group cover the hire of a venue (preferably with an overhead projector and wifi access), refreshments, publicity and bookings.

If you are interested in holding a workshop, then please contact Beverley Hitchcock at [email protected].