Adults & Health (DASS) Workshop
CCC collaborated with the Newham Council Learning Disabilities and Autism Adults Commissioning Team_, ADULTS & HEALTH (DASS) community, a team focused on enhancing the independence of individuals with disabilities, to create an engaging and empowering workshop. The objective of the workshop was to explore the theme of "Feeling Heard and Valued" and provide participants with practical skills to value themselves in various life situations.
We began with a movement activity designed to get the blood flowing into our brains so we could optimise our creativity. This activity not only energized us but also set a positive and enthusiastic tone for the rest of the session.
The focus of the workshop was to create conversations about personal values. We had meaningful discussions where participants shared their experiences and thoughts on feeling heard and valued. Through interactive exercises and group activities, we encouraged participants to recognise and appreciate their own worth in everyday life. Building upon these discussions, we introduced the concept of mood boards as a means of self-expression. Participants used colours, shapes, and patterns to convey their emotions and personal experiences. Drawing from the SKILLS they had acquired on valuing themselves and feeling heard, participants complimented each other’s mood boards.
Supported by: Newham Council Learning Disabilities and Autism Adults Commissioning Team_, ADULTS & HEALTH (DASS)
"It was an amazing experience getting to host and lead the workshop at Beckton Globe Library for disability awareness week. It was my first time leading a workshop and Rose really helped me prepare and gave me the space and trust to bring my own ideas and energy to the session. All the participants created some incredible artwork and I think everyone really enjoyed the workshop and gave me the confidence to host more in the future."
Dina Chehrazi, SKILLS workshop Leader