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Therapeutic Parenting Pick 'n' Mix for staff

Poole Court, Poole Court Drive, Yate
Event Tutors
Theresa Brockway
Admin Contact
Target Audience
CAH Staff / Social Care Staff
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Children and Young People
Children and Young People subcategories
Children's Social Care
Event description

The Butterflies and Bees training course for foster carers, (which has recently been updated and had its name changed to: Therapeutic Parenting Pick 'n' Mix), is usually a ten week group for carers and parents to develop in their abilities to therapeutically and reflectively support the children in their care. Thinking Aloud will be running a condensed version of the course over two 2.5 hour session, available to all staff: FPT, CLA, Locality Team social workers, IRO's, Breakthrough mentors, to help you discover some of the techniques, strategies and theories we are sharing with carers. We will cover in depth the impact of trauma and disrupted attachment on children’s development and mental health. There will also be lots of space to try techniques out and play some games to embed our understanding.”
Learning outcomes

- Expand your understanding of attachment, shame and trauma

- Recognise and reflect upon your own individual reactions to the challenges of working with children, and be able to recognise these in carers

- Develop a greater appreciation of how both a child and carer’s pasts can impact on the caring relationship

- Experience and practice a range of therapeutic responses, based on Dan Hughes’ PACE

- Explore principles and strategies around self care

- Be able to understand the Therapeutic Parenting: Pick ‘n’ mix course and explain it to carers

Start Date
Wednesday 2 November 2022
End Date
Thursday 3 November 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 1 November 2022
10:00 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event