Online – Helping Parent Volunteer Training 2023

May 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pierce P2P Staff
Online - Helping Parent Volunteer Training 2023 @ Zoom

When:  Two sessions:

Wednesday 5/24/23 at; 10 AM – 12 PM

Wednesday 5/31/23 at; 10 AM – 12 PM

Where:     Zoom Meeting Link Provided Upon Registration

Presented by: Pierce County Parent to Parent

REGISTER HERE If you would like to attend!

Who we are and what we do:

Pierce County Parent to Parent partners with The ARC of Washington and Pierce County community connections to provide support, information, and education for parents of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

This is the required 4-hour training to become a 1:1 helping parent volunteer and support other parents who have just learned their child has a condition or need support for any reason.

Helping Parent Volunteers and staff assist families in coping with many challenging experiences and feelings.

What will I learn?

  • Emotional Support Strategies
  • Emotional Responses/Grief Cycle
  • Self-Care Strategies
  • The Match Process
  • Empowerment
  • Communication & Active Listening
  • PAVE Volunteer Expectations
  • Ways to Volunteer
  • PAVE Programs
  • Local Resources