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Training Programme

Through ChEWS we are able to offer free information sessions to adults who are supporting children and young people in Kirklees. All sessions are held in The Barn at Northorpe Hall, Mirfield.

These sessions are aimed at any adult, professional or parent, who is supporting the emotional health of children and young people in Kirklees.  Please note these session are NOT appropriate for those experienced, working /caring for children and young people with complex needs of those looking for an advanced knowledge of the subjects – they are basic introductory sessions.

To book on any of the sessions, please click of the link below and complete your details on the online Eventbrite form.
Please ensure you can attend; the information sessions quickly book up and we often have waiting lists. If you are unable to attend please inform us so the place can go to someone else.

Additional learning sessions may be available to those who have requested support and are waiting to meet a support worker or counsellor.  Details are sent to those waiting in a monthly newsletter.

Due to previous non-attendance.  There will be a charge of £30 per person for non-attendance without notification.

The following session dates are now available:

(Dates to be confirmed)

Understanding Self-Harm

The session is aimed at any adult, including parents, who would like more information about self-harm. Aims of the session include:
• What is self-harm?
• Why young people may self-harm
• Why young people may self-harm in secret
• How best to support someone who self-harms

Available Dates: TBC


Introduction to Anxiety

The session will provide an insight into anxiety. What it is, who can anxiety affect, the possible causes of anxiety and the impact of this.

Available Dates: TBC


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Risk and Resilience

This session aims to increase an awareness of mental health and take a look at what part you can play in support the mental health of children and young people. We will explore risk and resilience factors impacting on children’s mental health.

Available Dates: TBC

Sleep and Sleep Cycles

Learn more about the importance of sleep for children and young people and how this can be affected.

Available Dates: TBC