A friendly opportunity to learn what is meant by ‘Person Centred’ and why this approach is so important.

For parents and carers of children & young people age 0-25 with special educational needs or disability.

The aims of the workshop are:

  1. Gain an understanding of Education Health & Care plan ‘outcomes’ .
  2. Learn how to prepare for a ‘review meeting’ and improve confidence so you can participate fully in your child’s Person-Centred Review.
  3. Linking ‘Person Centred Approaches’ to Preparation for Adulthood.
  4. Provide quality information jointly delivered by professional trainer and a parent carer.
  5. Meet with other parent carers.
  6. PLUS – ANYTHING you wanted to know about Person Centred Reviews and didn’t know who to ask!

Come and join us on one of these dates:

19th June, 9.30 – 12.30  Ferndown.

26th June, 6.30 – 8.30   Dorchester.

5th July, 11.00 – 2.00    Sturminster Newton.

10th July, 9.30 – 12.30 Weymouth.

Trainers: Gill Howard and Elaine Okopski
Gill and Elaine are both trained Person-Centred Review Facilitators


Gill Howard is Deputy Head of Yewstock School and has a wide experience of working in secondary schools as a teacher and Special Educational Needs coordinator. (SENCo)


Elaine Okopski is a parent and carer of a 19-year-old son with a disability. She has spent the last 9 years volunteering with Dorset Parent Carer Council.


Click here for flyer: Person Centred Review FLYER.docx

Click here for booking form: Person Centred Review BOOKING FORM


TO BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE complete attached booking form and return to:

dpcc@dorsetparentcarercouncil.co.uk or bookings.tadss@westfield.dorset.sch.uk

or post to TADSS, Westfield Arts College, Littlemoor Road, Weymouth DT3 6AA