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September 2018

Attachment Disordered Child and Therapeutic Parenting (PACE) in real life

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
South West Head Office, 46 – 47 Brook Street
Tavistock, Devon PL19 0HE United Kingdom
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This course is being run by Inspire Training over two days and includes topics such as: Day 1 Different strategies for different children How the children we care for differ from securely attached children. Why 'normal' behavioural schemes do not work. Preventative strategies & Recognising triggers How can we prevent some of the more difficult behaviours from starting? Why do some behaviours affect me more than others? Save yourself the hassle! Strategies for taming the amygdala, cortisol and stress. Different…

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Attachment Disordered Child and Therapeutic Parenting (PACE) in real life

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
South West Head Office, 46 – 47 Brook Street
Tavistock, Devon PL19 0HE United Kingdom
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This course is being run by Inspire Training over two days and includes topics such as: Day 1 Different strategies for different children How the children we care for differ from securely attached children. Why 'normal' behavioural schemes do not work. Preventative strategies & Recognising triggers How can we prevent some of the more difficult behaviours from starting? Why do some behaviours affect me more than others? Save yourself the hassle! Strategies for taming the amygdala, cortisol and stress. Different…

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October 2018

Wessex Support Group

October 3 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Middlemoor Fire Station, Middlemoor Fire Station
Exeter, EX2 7AP United Kingdom

Join us for the Wessex Support Group on 3rd October 10.30 - 2pm.

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Carers Support Group Wessex

October 3 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Middlemoor Fire Station, Middlemoor Fire Station
Exeter, EX2 7AP United Kingdom
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This is always an informal event where foster carers and staff can discuss any issues/ concerns they are experiencing as well as catching up with other foster carers. Join us at the Community Room at Middlemoor Fire Station  

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Digital Wellbeing Training

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
South West Head Office, 46 – 47 Brook Street
Tavistock, Devon PL19 0HE United Kingdom

This course run by Dialogue Training covers topics such as: Identifying the issues which might affect young people online Identifying particular areas of risk for young people and the factors which increase their vulnerability Recognising that social media and the use of technology is now an integral part of young people’s lives today Learning how to keep young people safe online and enable them to benefit from the use of technology Knowing where to go for information and support Learning…

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Carers Support Group Plymouth

October 11
South West Head Office, 46 – 47 Brook Street
Tavistock, Devon PL19 0HE United Kingdom

Opportunity for foster carers to come together and share experiences, explore ideas for managing situations and exchange resources. This is always an informal event where foster carers and staff can discuss any issues / concerns they are experiencing as well as catching up with other foster carers. Time TBC

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First Aid Training

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Middlemoor Fire Station, Middlemoor Fire Station
Exeter, EX2 7AP United Kingdom
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As part of the on-going training program carers are being offered a First Aid training course being run by Triangle Training . This is part of the mandatory training required by The Fostering Foundation.

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Equality & Diversity training

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Middlemoor Fire Station, Middlemoor Fire Station
Exeter, EX2 7AP United Kingdom
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L.A. training will be providing our Equality & Diversity Training for the Wessex carers, which is one of our mandatory training courses The course aims are: To explore the importance and effect of equality, diversity and identity for children and young people in foster care or who have been adopted, and to understand the effects of discrimination, prejudice and stereotyping; taking into consideration the legal framework and relevant legislation.  

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November 2018

Positive Handling Training

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
South West Head Office, 46 – 47 Brook Street
Tavistock, Devon PL19 0HE United Kingdom

Mandatory Training provided by STAIR Consultancy over 2 days looking at managing behaviours and Physical Intervention. Time TBC

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Positive Handling Training

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
South West Head Office, 46 – 47 Brook Street
Tavistock, Devon PL19 0HE United Kingdom

Mandatory Training provided by STAIR Consultancy over 2 days looking at managing behaviours and Physical Intervention. Time TBC

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Safer Caring Training

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cornwall FA, Callywith Gate Industrial Estate
Launceston, Bodmin PL31 2RQ United Kingdom

This training course is part of our mandatory training package for foster carers. This course aims to give foster carers the knowledge they need to prevent, recognise and get the right treatment for secondary traumatic stress disorders and to assess and manage risk and work as part of a team to provide safer caring. Time TBC

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