Parent Support Worker
Who am I and how can I support?
My name is Hayley Stephens, I am a mother of 3 children, and I am your Parent Support Worker.
I support families through listening, discussing small changes to help equip you, and signposting to further support available.
I support with the following and more:
- Parenting strategies
- Parenting courses
- Self-esteem & confidence support
- Wellbeing plans
- Family routines
- Handling worries & anxiety
- General family concerns
- Understanding emotions & behaviours
- Healthy eating
- Exercise plans
I always aim to ensure that parents/carers feel listened to and understood, and leave feeling more empowered, equipped and positive about themselves and tackling the challenges faced with at home.
If you have any questions, support needs and ideas going forward, please feel free to email, call or drop a note into reception.
Half-Termly Monday Cuppa & Cake
You can also join me at one of the Monday Cuppa & Cake mornings where we are joined by our BCP Council Navigator Luisa Burgess – who also provides further signposting and support.
Trickbox Parenting Courses
I also run 3 weekly Trick Box Parenting Courses throughout the year and they cover the below subjects which ultimately aim to support you at home too.
- Stress unpacked
- Goal Setting
Building Happy Life Habits
Trick Box is a simple, fun and effective whole school, whole journey, emotional management and personal development programme, supporting children and young people from ages 3 - 18 and their families.
Evidence-based, inclusive and developing mental wellbeing in line with DFE guidelines, Trick Box programmes develop positive life habits to help deal with challenges in the here and now, as well as building a repertoire of personal skills for the future, helping individuals to thrive.
Tel: 01202 527683 Ext: 211
I work all day Monday and Wednesday & Thursday afternoons.
Family Support Links
Visit BCP Council for cost of living support for children
Visit Kids Sendiass for free and impartial information, advice, and support for the families of children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs.
Visit Dorset Council for parenting support courses
Supporting healthy Minds
Visit Smiling Mind to to provide accessible, life-long tools to support healthy minds.
Visit the Family Information Directory for help and information about healthy family relationships
An Introduction to Autism and Neurodiversity for Parents