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Non Violent Resistance (NVR) - 10 Weekly Group Sessions

Free Event

Date: January 19, 2017

NVR10  weekly group sessions for parents and carers of children and young people presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour.

The sessions will take place on Thursday mornings starting at 10.15am and finishing at 12.45pm on:

January 19th and 26th
February 2nd, 9th and 23rd
March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th

This is a closed group that includes training on NVR.

If you are a two-parent family it is most beneficial if both parents attend where possible. We understand that is not always possible.

Please only enrol if you can make it a priority to attend each week.

(We hope to run another group in South London after Easter – places will need to be secured by a social worker applying for funding from the ASF)

Availability: 0

Facilitating and managing meaningful contact - London

Price: £169.20

Date: January 25, 2017

B3K68P Father holding daughter at beachMost children who are adopted or fostered have some level of contact with their birth family, whether face to face or by letter – yet the psychological impact of this contact isn’t always considered.  This training for professionals, with Louis Sydney, psychotherapist, author and specialist adoption consultant, will explore what makes ‘good’ contact.  Louis will provide a framework and model for assessing, evaluating and planning contact arrangements.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Adoption after childlessness - London

Price: £104.70

Date: January 26, 2017

Adoption after childlessnessThere are many complex and socially taboo emotions that can arise around the loss at not being a biological parent.  There are equally complex unspoken and spoken losses that some adoptive children cannot understand or explain and this may result in challenging behaviour.  Jody Day, author and founder of Gateway Women, has developed this NEW training day where adoptive parents can explore some of the difficult and contradictory feelings that adoption can evoke in a safe and confidential space.  Jody will enable attendees to learn new ways of thinking and speaking about loss and understand how your child’s ‘hidden losses’ can be expressed and supported.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Taming the tiger - London

Price: £199.80

Date: February 1, 2017

Taming the tigerChildren who find it difficult to regulate their emotions can display behaviour that is sudden, unexpected, unprovoked and causes problems at home and school.  In this training for parents and professionals, Dr Renee Marks, a much sought after figure in the world of trauma and dissociation, will explain how trauma changes the brain and the emotional regulation of children.  Renee will discuss trauma based behaviours and provide practical strategies that enable children to become calmer and engage more effectively with life.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Taming the tiger - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: February 8, 2017

Taming the tigerChildren who find it difficult to regulate their emotions can display behaviour that is sudden, unexpected, unprovoked and causes problems at home and school.  In this training for parents and professionals, Dr Renee Marks, a much sought after figure in the world of trauma and dissociation, will explain how trauma changes the brain and the emotional regulation of children.  Renee will discuss trauma based behaviours and provide practical strategies that enable children to become calmer and engage more effectively with life.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Life story work with troubled children and teenagers - London

Price: £169.00

Date: February 22, 2017

Life story work professionalsTherapeutic Life Story Work is deep reflective work with children and young people to enable them to accept who they are and move forward.  In this training for professionals, Professor Richard Rose, world leading expert on Life Story work, will offer his expertise and experience on helping children understand past events and the effect that people in their lives have had on their self-image, self-esteem and sense of self.  Richard will explain how to create life story books, interpret opportunities during the process and confront trauma and difficult behaviour.  All these skills are valuable to aid the recovery of a child from abuse, trauma and neglect.  This is a MUST ATTEND training for all professionals working with troubled children and teenagers.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Life story work with troubled children and teenagers - Leeds

Price: £169.00

Date: February 23, 2017

Life story work professionalsTherapeutic Life Story Work is deep reflective work with children and young people to enable them to accept who they are and move forward.  In this training for professionals, Professor Richard Rose, world leading expert on Life Story work, will offer his expertise and experience on helping children understand past events and the effect that people in their lives have had on their self-image, self-esteem and sense of self.  Richard will explain how to create life story books, interpret opportunities during the process and confront trauma and difficult behaviour.  All these skills are valuable to aid the recovery of a child from abuse, trauma and neglect.  This is a MUST ATTEND training for all professionals working with troubled children and teenagers.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Foundation Training in Delivering Non Violent Resistance (NVR)

Price: £480.00

Date: February 23, 2017

NVR

This course is for professionals working with parents and carers of children and young people presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour.

The sessions will start at 10.00am and finish at 5.00pm on:

Thursday 23 February
Friday 24 February
Saturday 25 February

These sessions will take place at Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Non Violent Resistance and New Authority Awareness Day - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: February 28, 2017

NVR 1 dayChild to parent violence is finally being recognised as a real risk factor in permanent placements. It is both frightening and distressing and difficult to know where to turn to for help. Non violent resistance (NVR) is a method that helps parents learn how to deal with these violent behaviours in children. This workshop is highly recommended for all parents of permanence but particularly those whose children are violent.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Non Violent Resistance and New Authority Awareness Day - London

Price: £104.70

Date: March 1, 2017

NVR 1 dayChild to parent violence is finally being recognised as a real risk factor in permanent placements. It is both frightening and distressing and difficult to know where to turn to for help. Non violent resistance (NVR) is a method that helps parents learn how to deal with these violent behaviours in children. This workshop is highly recommended for all parents of permanence but particularly those whose children are violent.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level One (DDP) - Leeds

Price: £1179.00

Date: March 6, 2017

DDP 4 daysDyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) developed by Dan Hughes, is both a therapy and a framework for communicating with and helping families of children who have experienced early trauma. This 4 day Level One training presented by Dr Kim Golding, who was trained and mentored by Dan Hughes, is for professionals working with children and young people with trauma-attachment problems. Kim will explore the principles of DDP through discussion, hands on activities and experiential exercises. Attendees will gain the confidence to apply DDP principles to their work with children and families.

Availability: 0

Living with an angry child - London

Price: £104.70

Date: March 14, 2017

Livint with an angry childLiving with an angry  child is exhausting and, at times, debilitating: so many of our adopted or fostered children are angry. Holly van Gulden has empathy and knowledge and combines all of this with good humour.  Put this seminar on your ‘must go’ calendar!

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Living with an angry child - Leeds

Price: £199.80

Date: March 15, 2017

Livint with an angry childLiving with an angry  child is exhausting and, at times, debilitating: so many of our adopted or fostered children are angry. Holly van Gulden has empathy and knowledge and combines all of this with good humour.  Put this seminar on your ‘must go’ calendar!

Availability: Spaces remaining.

The challenges of adding a sibling to the family - London

Price: £104.70

Date: March 17, 2017

To have a family with 2 or more children is a wish that many couples have.  If the second (third, or  +) child  does not, or cannot arrive naturally, adoption may well be considered. This workshop/training day will explore the issues involved in adding a sibling to an existing family via adoption. The day will offer a mixture of learning, as well as exploring and sharing with each other. Some honest, real life examples of successes and difficulties will be given, whereby the factors that will increase a positive outcome for all family members will be emphasised.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Parenting a child affected by domestic abuse and violence - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: March 22, 2017

Crying illtle asian girl with her fighting parents in the backgroundMany adopted and fostered children will have witnessed domestic abuse and violence in their early years.  This can have a  profound effect on children.  Gemma Ridge, a Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist will explain the different types of abuse and the harm and impact this can have on children.  Gemma will explore strategies and techniques to support parenting these children and understanding their experiences.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Introduction to Theraplay® - London

Price: £199.80

Date: May 15, 2017

Introduction to TheraplayTheraplay® is a short-term, playful, engaging treatment that focuses on parent-child relationships and can help adoptive/foster children form secure attachments. This one-day workshop introduces the key elements of Theraplay. The focus will be on practical strategies that can be taken away and used by parents in the home, and by professionals in their practice. A qualified Theraplay trainer will be on hand to work with you. This day is designed for anyone who would like to know more about Theraplay, including those who make referrals and professionals considering adding Theraplay to their practice. This may include adoptive parents and foster carers, psychologists and psychiatrists, social workers, counsellors, family therapists, play therapists, teachers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, adoption/post-adoption counsellors and medical professionals.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Introductory Theraplay & Marshak Interaction Method (MIM) Training - London

Price: £1179.00

Date: May 16, 2017

Introductory Therpalay & MIMPLEASE NOTE: This is a four day workshop taking place on the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th May 2017.

 

This workshop is appropriate for all professionals who work with children and families.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Group Theraplay - using Theraplay in a group setting - London

Price: £150.00

Date: May 20, 2017

Group TheraplayGroup Theraplay takes the theraplay ideas and puts them into practice in a group setting.  Using playful, co-operative and nurturing activities the emotional well-being of children is enhanced in a group setting. This one day interactive, intensive and practical workshop will show you how to  use your theraplay training to work successfully in a group setting.  You will be given ideas of how to apply theraplay principles in group treatment,  tips on how to manage the group and ideas to deal with problems or resistance. For therapists, counsellors, social workers, teachers and those working with groups of children or families this is a MUST attend workshop.  Please note attendees must have completed Level 1 Theraplay & MIM to participate.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Introduction to Theraplay® - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: October 9, 2017

Introduction to TheraplayTheraplay® is a short-term, playful, engaging treatment that focuses on parent-child relationships and can help adoptive/foster children form secure attachments. This one-day workshop introduces the key elements of Theraplay. The focus will be on practical strategies that can be taken away and used by parents in the home, and by professionals in their practice. A qualified Theraplay trainer will be on hand to work with you. This day is designed for anyone who would like to know more about Theraplay, including those who make referrals and professionals considering adding Theraplay to their practice. This may include adoptive parents and foster carers, psychologists and psychiatrists, social workers, counsellors, family therapists, play therapists, teachers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, adoption/post-adoption counsellors and medical professionals.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Introductory Theraplay & Marshak Interaction Method (MIM) Training - Leeds

Price: £1179.00

Date: October 10, 2017

Introductory Therpalay & MIMPLEASE NOTE: This is a four day workshop taking place on the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th October 2017.

 

This workshop is appropriate for all professionals who work with children and families.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Group Theraplay - using Theraplay in a group setting - Leeds

Price: £159.60

Date: October 14, 2017

Group TheraplayGroup Theraplay takes the theraplay ideas and puts them into practice in a group setting.  Using playful, co-operative and nurturing activities the emotional well-being of children is enhanced in a group setting. This one day interactive, intensive and practical workshop will show you how to  use your theraplay training to work successfully in a group setting.  You will be given ideas of how to apply theraplay principles in group treatment,  tips on how to manage the group and ideas to deal with problems or resistance. For therapists, counsellors, social workers, teachers and those working with groups of children or families this is a MUST attend workshop.  Please note attendees must have completed Level 1 Theraplay & MIM to participate.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

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