IRCT Best Practice Forums – ‘Recovery through Enrichment’

Friday 25th September 2020, 9.30am – 11.30am, online (Zoom) Former Virtual School Head and Co-Director of training and consultancy company, Aspiring for Children, Bernadette Alexander is also Enrichment Coordinator on behalf of John Lyon’s Charity for the Virtual Schools of Barnet, Brent, Ealing and Harrow. She believes that the use of specific enrichment activities, focused … Read more

IRCT Best Practice Forums

‘Looking Back Looking Forward: Insights through COVID and Beyond’ is a series of two webinars organised by IRCT. Both sessions will feature two speakers and include time for discussion and questions. IRCT Best Practice Webinar – Health & Social Care Friday 17 July 9.30 – 11.00 Speakers: Dr Lin Graham Ray (Designated Nurse Looked After … Read more

Frontline Work in Turbulent Times – Therapeutic Care during Coronavirus

An online event for all front line staff to reflect on the issues they face working with challenging people in a complex time This event will create space to reflect on the issues faced when working with challenging people in a complex time, through a series of dynamic, facilitated group sessions to explore recent experiences … Read more

University of Essex Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations

Introducing the University of Essex Foundation Degree Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations We’d like to let you know about this innovative degree programme, specially designed for people who work in social care, education or mental health settings and want to progress their careers. We think the programme is special because:- It is tailored for people … Read more

Safeguarding Children in the Digital Age conference

Safeguarding Children in the Digital Age

Early bird rate expires Friday 14th February 2020 – book your places today! The 4th national conference on Safeguarding Children in the Digital Age will provide essential learning for the entire children’s workforce. B bringing together leading online safety experts and safeguarding professionals to equip you with the understanding, skills and confidence to ensure children … Read more

Kindle, iBook and Kobo versions of our e-book now available

We recently self-published an e-book of the memoirs of Alan Wendelken, who attended and subsequently became a staff member at Finchden Manor (you can read a review of the book here). It is now available to buy for your Kindle, Apple device or Kobo Reader:   Buy the book for Amazon Kindle   Buy the book for … Read more

Learning From Action International Conference

The 9th International Working Conference LFA 2019 will be held at Ostello al Deserto, Chiavenna, Italy on the 18th to 20th October, offering an opportunity for direct learning, through living together in a temporary community, with the aim of understanding actions that influence and mobilise individuals and groups and which are not usually expressed either because they … Read more

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