WHEN: Two opportunities:
Saturday 10/15/23 at; 10 AM – 2 PM or
Saturday 5/20/24 at; 10 AM – 2 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 & 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 6-hour training (2 hours completed on your own time) 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
- Communication & Active Listening
- PAVE Volunteer Expectations
- PAVE Programs
- Local Resources