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Code: SGC/23/0037 ASYE ACADEMY - Youth Offending Team (EVENT FULL)

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Youth Offending Team session facilitated by Mel Isbell and Paul Ashby.

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1 25 January 2023 14:00 - 15:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/23/0379 FCSG: Stay Over Carers


An opportunity to meet other stay overs however everyone is welcome, this is an online group.

If this course closes and there are spaces remaining, please email FosteringBusinessSupport@southglos.gov.uk to see if you can attend.

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1 25 January 2023 19:30 - 20:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/23/0072 Functional Posture Management for Occupational Therapists

Room F39/F40 - Kingswood Civic Centre


There will be an opportunity to practice a postural assessment and therefore you may like to bring a pillow and a mat.
You will also be expected to complete an assessment between the two training dates and therefore, it would be helpful to have this planned in


This is a one and half day course focusing on:

  • To refresh basic anatomy and biomechanics related to posture
  • To identify the secondary complications resulting from poor posture
  • To provide a structure for “hands on” assessment of posture
  • To provide opportunity to assess the posture of a peer
  • To provide a framework for postural analysis and management
  • Equipment selection. What you need to consider and why.
  • Review of armchair seating
  • Review of shower chairs
  • Application of knowledge through clinical scenario’s
Charge for external delegates £142.50 (SGC employees no charge)

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1 25 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 01 March 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0876 Therapeutic Pathway:Butterflies and Bees for Staff (Cancelled)


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 three 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.”

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1 25 January 2023 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map
2 26 January 2023 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map
3 01 February 2023 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/23/0045 Why And How? Attachment and Emotional Health For Young People Looked After

Core Skills 6: This is a training course for Foster Carers and Adopters that will build on your knowledge and understanding of attachment. Training includes:- Introduction to attachment theory, its significance in normal infant development The impact of attachment experiences on brain development The impact of trauma on child development Different attachment styles The meaning behind children's behavior, understanding and responding to complex emotions and behaviours such as the need to be in control, pervasive shame and extreme anger Interventions in managing family atmosphere The impact of children's behaviour on parents and carers. Looking after yourself and your emotions. This course will help you to understand, survive and facilitate change in the behaviours of the children you care for.

Please note: By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send any information you may need before hand or the Zoom invitation to you if the course is being held via zoom.

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1 25 January 2023 10:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 08 February 2023 10:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 22 February 2023 10:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map