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

Film Screening: “Resilience – the biology of stress and science of hope”

The Mulberry Bush, in conjunction with Oxford Brookes University, are hosting a screening of the film “Resilience – the biology of stress and science of hope” on February 6th as part of Children’s Mental Health Week (#childrensmentalhealthweek). Full details and tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/resilience-tickets-53918002196

Have you booked your ticket yet? Institute of Recovery from Childhood Trauma Best Practice Forum

IRCT BPF, 7 December 2018: Assessing needs and measuring change to improve outcomes for traumatised children We are delighted to extend an invitation from the Earl of Listowel, our Patron, to attend the next Institute of Recovery from Childhood Trauma Best Practice Forum on the 7th December 2018 at the House of Lords from 11.30 to 13.30. There … Read more

World record attempt to help only child in the UK with rare form of cancer

A very special world-record attempt will take place in Telford, Shropshire, on Sunday 14th October to help raise money for potentially life-saving treatment for the only child in the UK with a rare form of cancer. Near Haploid Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia affects just 0.5 per cent of children in the world – and little Zac Oliver, age four, from … Read more

Crowdfunding for ‘Your Life, Your Story’

Caregiver Amanda Knowles MBE and care experienced Rosie Canning Author and Doctoral Researcher are seeking support to fund a unique annual event: ‘Your Life, Your Story’, a literary festival bringing care experienced adults together with published authors, artists and poets. Find out more and how to fund this initiative here: https://www.justgiving.com/ crowdfunding/amanda-knowles- ylys  

First ever study of serious case reviews of sudden unexpected infant deaths

For the first time in England a study has been conducted of official investigations of unexpected infant deaths. Domestic violence, mental health problems and substance misuse highlighted as factors Most cases occurred when intoxicated parents shared sleeping surfaces with child Many happen following a sudden change in family circumstances The research was conducted by academics … Read more