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Training for Children's Homes, Mental Health, Foster Care & Schools

A range of courses designed to support those working with children and young people.

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Training for Children's Homes, Mental Health, Foster Care & Schools

Courses are suitable for social workers, foster care, schools, children's homes and other groups and organisations that support children. We offer a range of courses for those working with children, ranging from first aid to physical intervention, health and safety and managing challenging behaviour. We are continually adding new courses and have a team of specialists including child psychologists, counsellors, social workers and nurses that can tailor courses to meet your training needs.

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Safeguarding Children Awareness


Safer Caring

This course enables learners to understand how to assess risk, what peopleneed to feel safe and to develop ‘safer care guidelines’ for a care environments.


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Safer Caring for Foster Carers

This course enables learners to understand how to assess risk, what children need to feel safe and to develop ‘safer care guidelines’ for a fostering environment.


Self-Harm Awareness


Staff Appraisal Skills


Stress Awareness


Therapeutic Parenting

Our Therapeutic Parenting Course is aimed at Parents and Supporting Professionals that want to learn the core principles of Therapeutic Parenting.


Time Management Awareness


Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders

This course raises awareness of the different forms of mood disorders that can affect people and explores the possible biological, psychological and social causes and effects.


Understanding Self Harm

This course explores what self-harm is, who does it and how to recognise potential signs.


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  • Specialists in your corner: We work with a fantastic selection of specialists including doctors nurses dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.
  • Here for you and your team — we don’t just deliver the training and move on — we work with you as your long-term partner to help you manage your training needs and navigate courses.
  • Training tailored for you: We can work with you to design a bespoke course tailored to meet the unique needs of your company.
  • Transparent Pricing: Transparent pricing means there are no hidden fees just affordable reliable training.
  • On-site training: To avoid disruption of your service onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and at times to suit you.

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