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

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:

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: crowdfunding/amanda-knowles- ylys