Research shows us that traumatic childhood experiences can have a profound impact on many different areas of functioning attachment, biological, sensory, physiology, social, emotional and psychological. Children of prisoners are 3 times more likely to have mental health issues and boys with a father in prison are twice a likely to offend (CREST 2019)
This training will raise your awareness of the needs of children and young people and their families impacted by a family member in prison.
If we are to best meet the needs of young people and minimise the risk of further trauma, a thorough understanding
of the benefits of a positive prison response to families is required.
This course will: Develop an understanding of the impact of parental offending on childhood trauma
Provide a forum to develop skills and nurture children and young people who feel ashamed, have to keep secrets may be experiencing financial difficulties and emotional distress. This course will provide attendees with access to local resources to support children and families with a family member in prison.
This training will be attractive to anyone with an interest in and concern for children's development and who are interested in understanding psychological theories of children's development within cultural, social, relational and educational contexts. The course will invite you to consider key debates from research about children's social, cognitive and emotional development from pre-birth through to the end of the primary school years.Essential Information
Adolescence is a time of life which is central to our sense of who we are. It is a time of intense emotion and of rapid change and growth. This course is for anyone who is interested in how we grow into and through adolescence and on how better to understand and relate to the young people we work with. The training will provide an introduction to the strengths challenges and disturbances of adolescence and the interventions which are likely to be most effective. It will cover the complex adolescent developmental process from a broad psychosocial perspective as well as taking into account biological influences on adolescent brain development.Essential Information
A course for Multi Agency practitioners aimed at building confidence and improving communication skills when managing difficult or sensitive issues such as FGM, PMH or substance misuse with parents/carers. Raising awareness of how to manage conflict, and providing knowledge of when and how to challenge/escalate inter-professional concerns.Essential Information
This training event will be facilitated on the topic of self harm in children and young people. The event aims to increase our understanding of self-harm, and explore the ways in which we may support those who present with this as coping strategy.Essential Information
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