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

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