Direct Work with children and young people: Communication, Assessment and Therapeutic Skills

Bespoke Practitioners are pleased to offer this training to professionals working directly with children and young people. Organisations have a shared responsibility to Safeguard, which requires an ability to assess and support children who may be vulnerable. With thresholds for accessing support being harder to access, it is often schools and family support/pastoral staff and […]

Supporting Nurturing Strategies Alongside the Child & Family

Bespoke Practitioners are pleased to offer this training to professionals working directly with Early Years and Foundation Stage children. Organisations have a shared responsibility to Safeguard, which requires an ability to assess and support children who may be vulnerable and have varying levels of Special Educational Need. With thresholds for accessing support being harder to […]

Join our Professional Book Club

Book clubs are a great way to socialise together and discuss different perspectives and ideas broadening our outlook. Many of us have been involved in or heard of successful book clubs in our areas – but… have you considered being involved in one that focuses on subjects common to your professional peers. Why a Professional […]

Christmas for Blended Families

Organising Christmas is big task for all families and for those of us managing blended families (one in three) we have extra dimensions that need to considered when trying to make it a positive time for our children. Consider some of the following suggestions; Come together as a family and decide what you would all […]

Reflecting on the Year

The close of another year prompts many of us to be reflective of the past twelve months.  Sometimes this leads us to feel low about the things we have not achieved and we mourn the loss of another year. This year when you reflect, try to focus on the things you have done well and […]

Walk and Talk Therapy

We are so busy in our lives with family, work, money and many different issues that through walk and talk we can step out into nature and something changes within us.  Even though our story might be difficult or painful there is a positivity with being outside that can allow us to connect with that […]

Grumpy children as the school term is ending?

Only a couple of weeks until the school holiday, and lots of households have spoken of tired and grumpy children. When your child walks through the door, exhausted from the day at school, the first thing they may demand is “I’m hungry”, or as the kids bump into each other, an instant fight breaks out. […]

Learning to Wait: Teaching Children Patience

 One of the most valuable lessons in life We spend a lot of our lives waiting: Waiting in the school line, waiting in a doctor’s surgery, waiting for dinnertime, bedtime, the kettle to boil………. However, waiting is not a skill that comes naturally, it is a skill that is learnt through developing patience.  We live […]

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