LEAD//FOLLOW online equipping webinar for leaders – Working with children and young people with additional needs.
Published on January 13, 2021
Join with Mark Arnold, an additional needs specialist, to explore how we can support children and young people with additional needs. Together you will learn how we can ensure that GB continues to be a hope-filled and safe environment for young people to navigate this challenging time.
Saturday 6 February 2021, 1300-1430 (GMT, UK time)
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(be aware we are now on GMT not BST)
Booking will close on Wednesday 2 February at Midday UK time.
The webinar will be led Mark Arnold:
Mark Arnold is the Additional Needs Ministry Director at leading national Christian children’s and youth organisation Urban Saints and is Co-Founder of the Additional Needs Alliance, a vibrant and fast-growing online community. He is an enthusiastic national and international advocate for children and young people with additional (special) needs or disabilities and is passionate about enabling everyone engaging with them to be inspired, trained and well resourced. Mark is Executive Officer for Churches for All and is a Living Fully Network partner, a member of the Council for Disabled Children and the European Disability Network, and writes a monthly additional needs column for Premier Youth and Children’s Work (YCW) magazine. He blogs as the national award winning ‘The Additional Needs Blogfather’, and is father to James who is Autistic and has associated Learning Difficulties and Epilepsy.
LEAD//FOLLOW is a series of online equipping webinars for GB leaders and officers which will run from September 2020 to June 2021. Each webinar will be led by expert facilitators inside and outside the GB family and are free for GB leaders. The 90 min webinar will be held by Zoom and accessible to GB leaders to join live online.
Please note that spaces on each webinar is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served space. Please only book if you’re able to attend.
If you’re a registered GB leader/officer, you can book online for this webinar here.
On the day, please ensure that you’re logged into the Zoom call ready for the meeting to begin about 5-10 minutes before. Zoom is a really easy piece of software to use. Here is how you can download the software to your computer in advance. It’s best to use it with a laptop with a webcam. We’d love to ‘see’ you!
Please contact Girls Brigade International if you have any problems.
Please note that we realise that the date and time may not be convenient for some Fellowships and we will be releasing the recording in due course.