New book aims to improve children’s motivation and achievement

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth have produced a new children’s book that uses innovative research to raise pupils’ motivation and achievement. ‘My Hero’ is the seventh in a series of beautifully illustrated books, which help children to manage and change their emotions so they can learn from mistakes and not to fear them. They are designed for … Read more

Course Lead Vacancy at Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust

Vacancy for Course Lead for Postgraduate Certificate Course in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Well-being: Multidisciplinary Practice, Gloucestershire Counselling service Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust are seeking a qualified and accredited individual with substantial experience in working with children and families and in training course management, to join the course team as Course Lead. Read … Read more

One Day Seminar from The International Centre and Research in Practice (2)

‘Developing Research for the Children’s Residential Care Sector’ Where: The Mulberry Bush School, Linden House Annexe. Click here for map link When: Tuesday 31st January 2017 Time: 10.00 – 15.00 (registration from 09.30) Cost: £45.00 including lunch For: Residential practitioners, providers, researchers and academics This event is CPD accredited. The day will offer talks and workshops … Read more

One Day Seminar from The International Centre and Research in Practice

International Centre Resarch In Practice

‘Developing Research for the Children’s Residential Care Sector’ Where: The Mulberry Bush School, Linden House Annexe. Click here for map link When: Friday 18th November Time: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm Cost: £45.00 including lunch For: Residential practitioners, providers, researchers and academics This event is CPD accredited. The day will offer talks and workshops on setting … Read more

“On Literature” by Dr Keith White

Thankfully for those of us who live alongside, and try to understand, support and care for children, whether as parents, teachers, counsellors, therapists, or social workers, know that there is a range of sources of knowledge and wisdom available to help us. Such resources are over and above our own intuitions, common sense and experience.  … Read more

Martha Mattingly: A Life to Celebrate; a Legacy to Implement

Dr. Martha Mattingly, Professor Emeritus of Applied Developmental Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, died on February 4, 2013. Martha leaves a legacy which contributed to the development of the Child and Youth Care profession in significant ways. Among her contributions is leadership in writing and implementing the Association of Child and Youth Care Practitioners … Read more