New Directions in Sex Offender Treatment

The Centre for Applied Psychology and the University of Birmingham have announced their 2018 conference – New Directions in Sex Offender Treatment.

I’ll be there (doing a slot on day 2).

For details go here. To download the flyer click here.

A wish list from foster care

13 things carers want from fellow professionals...

What do foster carers want?

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After responding in-depth to a previous post, I asked Melody Barrow to write her wish list – the things that she and her fellow foster carers want to say to other professionals, particularly to social workers.

Here’s what she wrote…

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Why it's important in youth justice...

Not many YOTs have parenting workers these days. This is unfortunate.

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So I asked my friend and parenting expert Kelly Cox to summarise why parenting work has a place in youth offending teams.

Here’s what she said…

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Trauma Guide for Parents, Carers & Professionals…

Image courtesy of ©️The Children’s Society

This week the Children’s Society published their Trauma Guide for Parents, Carers and Professionals.

It’s an 8 page guide that looks at an overview of symptoms, a practical guide for what to do and links to sources of information.

Click here for more info. Download the guide here.