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Grants and funding The Community Chest is a small grant scheme available for not-for-profit community/volunteer sector organisations, offering grants of between £100 and £2,500.  Inclusion Support Grant Fund: Southampton City Council has allocated £100,000 for the financial year 2017-18 to an Inclusion Support grant fund.…

Honour Crime, FGM and Forced Marriage

click here to sign up to receive training updates. Every single day girls and women in the UK are locked up, threatened, beaten and forced into marriage by their families in the name of so-called “honour”.  Some are mutilated, or even murdered. The government estimates…

Early Years and Childcare Briefing Sessions - November 2019

The Early Years and Childcare Briefings for November 2019 were held at Start Point Sholing on Tuesday 20th November 2019.  Presentations from the briefings are shown below: Early Years & Childcare Briefing Session - General Update - Nov 19 (PDF 850KB)Ofsted Updates - Autumn 2019 (PDF 887KB) Early Years PEPs (PDF 1.2MB)Behaviour Management (PDF 807KB)Early…

Caring for Children with a Learning Disability

Fostering a child or young person is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you can do.  It is a way of providing a family life for children who cannot live with their own parents.

Moving on to Adoption (2 day course)

This 2 day course will cover the following main areas:  Adoption and the legal framework, court orders, PLO process. To give a clear understanding of the process for a child being adopted. Preparation of the child. To give a clear understanding of foster carers’ role…

Substance and Alcohol Misuse

The content of the training will include standard drug and alcohol awareness which incorporates; Classification and types of drugs. Effects of different drugs. Reasons people take substances. Signs to look for that indicate a person may be taking substances. Skills of engagement with the person…

Care Planning, the Courts, and the Role of the Social Worker

Have you ever felt confused by the court process, or the complexities of care planning? When thinking about the range of people who work with each looked after child, do you know who everyone is and what they do? Do you understand the role of…

Improving Sensory Processing in Children who have Experienced Trauma

Sensory Integration difficulties occur when sensory signals are either not detected or don't get organized into appropriate responses. This can happen when a child suffers trauma or abuse in early life, affecting the basic sensory processing pathways of the brain. This can affect not just…

Providing for Children's Learning

click here to sign up to receive training updates. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requires all practitioners to use observation and assessment skills to inform planning.  This course explores the skills you need for effective planning. It will spend time reviewing examples of different types…

Introduction to Child Sexual & Criminal Exploitation

click here to sign up to receive training updates This is an introductory half day course to provide delegates with an understanding of how to identify and assess Child Sexual and/or Criminal Exploitation concerns. Method of provision:4 hour practice workshop involving presentation, case studies, interactive…

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