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Building a Resilient Community

 

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Three Rivers District Council and Watford Families First Partnership are hosting a day of workshops to help increase our community's understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) and how we can support people to be resilient to the challenges of negative experience.

The aim of the workshop is to show how to support and engage both communities and professionals to further understand human behaviour and enhance quality of life for all. 

Location

Watermeet, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1EH (Google Map)

There are several car parks located around Watersmeet at a walking distance. For more information: Click here 

Rickmansworth Station is also located less than a 10 minute walk away. This station can be accessed from the Metropolitan and Chiltern Line.

Workshops

The aim of the workshop is to show how to support and engage both communities and professionals to further understand human behaviour and enhance quality of life for all. There will be a film screening of the film 'Resilience' followed by a panel discussion on the issues raised. Times are as follows:

  • Residents and Community: 9am - 10.30am or 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Professionals: 11am- 1pm or 1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • Educational Professionals: 4pm - 6pm

The workshop is free of charge, but you must book a place to attend. Book Here.

Market Stalls

The market place will run alongside the workshops on the day. They will offer preventative and reactive support for trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s). This is there for all to engage with troubles you may be facing, for advice, or for general questions about their roles to offer.

The market place is a great way for you to promote your organisation whilst engaging the attendees in your practices, support and advice that you have to offer. We are keen to demonstrate a holistic approach to managing and preventing trauma, so complimentary therapies are encouraged to sign up too.

The stalls will be held alongside workshops and as people leave them, allowing you to meet everyone who has attended. Times below are inclusive of 30minutes prior to your slot to allow time to set up. Stalls are not limited to one slot. However, if wanting more than one time slot, or to book a stall for the whole day we would ask for a donation which will go to a local charity. 

 Slot times and target audiences are:

  • Community and Residents: 10:00 - 11:30
  • Professionals: 12:30 - 14:00
  • Professionals: 15:00 - 16:30
  • Educational Professionals: 17:30 -19:30
  • Community and Residents: 20:00 – 21:30

Spaces are limited and slots will be confirmed once all applications have been received. The deadline for expressing an interest in having a stall is 13th March. If you would like to enquire about a stall or express interest please contact myself on aimee.carson@threerivers.gov.uk or call me on 01923 776611. If you would like to apply for a slot please fill in the Application Form (docx).