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Sibling Issues & Training on the Sibshop Model

  • What to do about the concerns often experienced by brothers and sisters:  peer issues, resentment, loss, and concerns about the future (just to name a few!)
  • How to increase the unique opportunities often experienced by siblings, including compassion, advocacy, insight, and tolerance
  • Strategies to decrease siblings’ concerns and increase their opportunities
  • How to help your agencies provide “sibling-friendly” services
  • How to plan and run Sibshops, the award-winning, kid-friendly mix of peer support and recreationThis training is perfect for clinicians, educators, and system partners who are looking to develop a SibShop program within their community.

    Sibshop Training Schedule:  Friday November 22, 2019 (Day 1)

    Brothers and Sisters of people with special needs. Day 1 focuses on the concerns and opportunities frequently experienced by brothers and sisters of people with special needs.  During this workshop, participants share what they have observed in their families or the families they serve.  Day 1 open to parents, adult siblings, administrators & professionals

  • 9:00-12:00 – Brothers and sisters of people with special needs:  Unique concerns, unique opportunities
  • 1:00-2:30 – A panel of brothers and sisters
  • 2:45-3:30 – Sibshops:  Getting started

    Sibshop Training Schedule:  Saturday November 23, 2019 (Day 2)

    Day 2 is a Sibshop demonstration / training day for those seeking certification
    Participating in this workshop is the very best way to learn about what Sibshops are all about.  This workshop provides participants with the materials and know-how they will need to start, plan, and conduct the activities for their own first Sibshop.

  • 9:00-10:00 – Preparation for demonstration Sibshop
  • 10:00-2:00 – Demonstration Sibshop
  • 2:00-3:00 – Debriefing and planning for local Sibshop programs

    Fee:$200 (For 2 days)

    Please send checks payable to:
    Brookville Center for Children’s Services, Sibshop
    189 Wheatley Road, #5 Attn:  Joanna Kilkenny
    Brookville, NY  11545

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