Support Parent Training – session 1
DATE: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
(Must attend both sessions to become a certified Support Parent)
Session 1 – Tuesday, April 19, 2022 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Session 2 – Tuesday, April 26, 2022 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
LOCATION: Zoom link will be provided
TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
DESCRIPTION OF WORKSHOP: This 2-session workshop provides four hours of evidence-based training which will give you (a parent of a child with special health care needs) the skills to be able to support another parent effectively. The goal of the Support Parent Program is to help educate, inspire and empower parents and their children to live rich, fulfilling lives in spite of many challenges. As a representative of Family Connection, a Support Parent provides emotional support and information to families of individuals with disabilities or other special needs. Support Parents connect with other families, either by telephone or by email, and provide a safe listening environment that can be a wealth of information to other families. All attendees who complete the training will receive a certificate as well as additional opportunities for skill development and volunteer time during their year commitment with Family Connection of SC.