United for Boys!

All around the world, millions of children – girls and boys alike – are affected by sexual abuse, exploitation and harmful behaviours. All children deserve a childhood free of these threats, but because boys and girls have different experiences and needs when it comes to sexual violence, we need to ensure that we are working to support them … Read more

FdA/BA Degree in Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations

This is a degree for people working (or volunteering) with children or adolescents or with vulnerable or challenging adults.  It is taught at the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalysis Studies, a fast growing world-class centre for the study of unconscious and psychosocial processes affecting human behaviour at the University of Essex.  You can find full … Read more

Arcus Consultancy

Arcus Consultancy Ltd is many things, its two people, Hannah Dobbs and Stuart Macmanomy, a management team that worked together to create a home for children where they felt safe and loved. Within a year the home went from requires improvement to outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. Arcus Consultancy Ltd is most importantly a … Read more

Film Screening: Resilience – The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope

The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the most important public health findings of a generation. Resilience is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. Screening on 16th May 2019 at Pamoja Hall, THE SPACE, … Read more

Places Available for Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work with Children

An Award Winning Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work With Children & Young People UPDATE: THERE ARE A FEW PLACES AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE, BUT THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY 14th JUNE. APPLY NOW! An award-winning Level 3 course, with an option to continue to a Level 5 Foundation Degree, run by The Mulberry Bush and validated by the University of the … Read more

University of Essex: Senior Lecturer Post

University of Essex Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies Ref: REQ02420 The Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies (PPS) is recognised internationally as one of the leading Departments for work that focuses on the role of the unconscious mind in mental health, culture and society and the many psychosocial factors which influence … Read more

Conference: Energy, Creative Collaboration and Wellbeing in Organizations

13-16 JUNE 2019 Ex-Convent S. Giovanni Battista, Celleno, Viterbo, ITALY The primary task of this conference is to offer participants the opportunity to explore how awareness of resources, energy and creative collaboration can introduce wellbeing into the organisations to which they belong. The conference is directed at individuals from all walks of life, who are interested in understanding groups, organisational dimensions and the … Read more

London showing of the documentary film Resilience

Wednesday 3 April 2019 19:30 Vue Cinema Piccadilly London A ground-breaking new film on the biology of stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences and its links to major illnesses. Highlighting the effects of trauma in the body and how behaviour is impacted in heightened state of survival mode. This is a must see viewing for anyone working with vulnerable children … Read more

Level 3 Certificate in Therapeutic Group Work with Children and Young People – sign up now

Group Work is used by staff across many schools, colleges and care settings with children and young people, including pre-schools, schools & colleges and care settings. Used well, groups can be a powerful tool, enabling children to learn to work safely and productively together. This experiential qualification enables practitioners to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to make effective use of a … Read more

Crossing the lines conference

An experiential learning event designed to support reflection at a time of significant change This event is for all those who are interested in exploring aspects of leadership, followership and their role in the workplace and elsewhere, comprising a weekend of small group, large group and inter-group events which enable participants to learn about the … Read more

Creative relationships – Co-production in Therapeutic Child Care and Education

Creative Relationships Conference: Co-production in Therapeutic Child Care and Education Thursday 21st March 2019 Wrexham Glyndŵr University and The Consortium for Therapeutic Communities present this exciting and innovative conference – the 5th annual event. This year’s event will see a change to the structure with a mixture of performance and presentations and the use of small, facilitated … Read more