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Code: LAC/19/008 PACE for Teachers Workshop

PACE is an approach developed by Dr Dan Hughes, an American psychologist who works with traumatised children. PACE stands for Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy. Being PACEful enables you to have effective, empowering interactions with children who have experienced trauma and who, as a result, do not respond to you in the same way as other children you teach. It is a useful classroom tool for all children, not just those who have had a difficult start to life. This session is designed to help teachers and TAs to learn more about this approach and practice using it over the course of the afternoon workshop.

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1 19 November 2019 14:00 - 17:00 Venue TBC (South Area) Map
Places remaining: 26

Code: LAC/19/009 Making Sense of Behaviour

Understanding children’s behaviour as a communication of need sits at the heart of the Mulberry Bush’s work. This course is designed to help practitioners from across the child-care sector to: Understand the causes and function of behaviour. Develop practical strategies for working effectively with children and young people. Work with emotional and behavioural communication in the classroom setting. Recognise the emotional impact on staff through developing reflective practice. Use psychodynamic approaches to understand and manage relationships. The course will look at case-study and real-life examples to help practitioners develop their understanding and ability to take the ideas into their workplace.

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1 17 January 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Linden House, Standlake Map
Places remaining: 21

Code: LAC/19/010 Working with children who display sexually harmful behaviours

This session will explore the types of behaviours that are developmentally appropriate and those that may suggest either a disruption in development or sexual abuse. There will be a consideration of some practical strategies for working with children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviours alongside reflective practice support to help the practitioners to manage the emotional impact of this.

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1 10 March 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 14

Code: LAC/19/011 PACE for Teachers Workshop

PACE is an approach developed by Dr Dan Hughes, an American psychologist who works with traumatised children. PACE stands for Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy. Being PACEful enables you to have effective, empowering interactions with children who have experienced trauma and who, as a result, do not respond to you in the same way as other children you teach. It is a useful classroom tool for all children, not just those who have had a difficult start to life. This session is designed to help teachers and TAs to learn more about this approach and practice using it over the course of the afternoon workshop.

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1 24 March 2020 14:00 - 17:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 27

Code: LAC/19/012 Attachment Aware Practice

Attachment theory is central to the work and ethos of the Mulberry Bush Organisation. Our attachment courses are designed to support staff working with children who may be struggling with their relationships and behaviours. Through the training staff will develop an understanding of attachment theory and look at practical applications within their work setting. Our courses explore the impact of attachment related functioning on children’s day-to-day lives and use neuro-scientific research to offer practical support and strategies. Courses are designed to allow work based discussion and reflection to support embedment of new thinking and promote a whole organisation approach to supporting children with attachment needs.

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1 01 May 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Linden House, Standlake Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: LAC/19/013 NVR - Non Violent Resistance

NVR stands for Non-Violent Resistance, an evidence-based approach to managing serious behaviour problems such as controlling and self-destructive behaviour, truanting and absconding, aggression and violence, and risk-taking. NVR is becoming increasingly popular in the UK as an effective alternative to more traditional behavioural approaches. This session will introduce participants to the principles of NVR, present case studies of work done in partnership with schools, and present opportunities for further training for school staff to embed this approach in schools.

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1 05 May 2020 14:00 - 17:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 26