One Reading news

Here you can keep up with the latest news and events from the One Reading partnership.

  • Online bereavement training for schools
    26 May 2020

    Winston’s Wish, the childhood bereavement charity, has created four free e-learning courses for those in contact with bereaved children. These online training courses will help you understand how grief affects a child or young person and how you can help them cope with their grief. The courses are designed for schools, but would be useful ...

  • New mental health support for young people in Reading
    19 May 2020

    No5 Young People is providing two new ways for young people to talk about their mental health worries and receive help during this difficult time. One is driven by their young ambassadors who have volunteered to answer mental health-related questions via video and the other is a new helpline offering support from a qualified counsellor. New ...

  • Webinar workshops by Parenting Special Children
    13 May 2020

    Parenting Special Children are offering regular workshops on a variety of topics related to the wellbeing and care of children and young people with difficult early life experiences. These are delivered by in-house practitioners as well as visiting guest speakers, at a very low cost for parents and carers. Upcoming webinars Creating a ‘new normal’: Managing attachments ...

  • Update from children and young people’s service at Royal Berkshire Hospital
    7 May 2020

    The Children’s Emergency Department, both ‘hot’ (those presenting with Covid-19 symptoms) and ‘cold’ (those presenting without Covid-19 symptoms) has moved to the Pain Clinic which is behind the Endoscopy Department. Access for walk-ins and non-blue light ambulances is via the south wing car park entrance. Blue light ambulances will access via the Endoscopy entrance. For context, ...

  • Post-16 opportunities for young people – update from the Elevate Team
    7 May 2020

    Careers advice for 16-18 year olds (up to 25 for care leavers and those with SEND) Due to the current coronavirus situation, the Elevate careers team are unable to work from their base at Reading Central Library but are still available to offer support and careers advice virtually, via email and telephone. Elevate offer free careers advice ...

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