Post-Lockdown Transitions for Hypervigilant Children

Transitions and Hypervigilance

Supporting Transitions for Hypervigilant Children & Young People Many Foster Carers have reported that for the children in their care, Lockdown has actually provided a very safe and predictable environment. Without the additional strains and stimulation of the school setting, some of these children have made great progress in other areas of life. This poses […]

PACE and Secure Base for Trauma-Informed Care

PACE and Secure Base for Trauma-Informed Care

Two Models For Trauma-Informed Care Children and Young People that have experienced a high degree of trauma or abuse in their life require an enhanced level of care often called Therapeutic Fostering or Therapeutic Care. Training staff and carers in this area is our speciality and our passion. We believe in supporting carers to develop […]

Autism and Sexuality

Autism training

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1563202052504{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Autism and Sexuality – empowering training for concerned carers [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1563204051238{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] For those caring for autistic young people, this subject can feel overwhelming Most would agree that “Sexuality” encompasses a broad range of overt and intangible qualities, including communication, emotional awareness, self-expression, personal space, physical sensation. These are […]

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Children’s Home Staff

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Children's Home Staff

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554994818345{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is a Trauma-Informed Approach? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1562670810170{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]For those caring for children within a residential setting, having a trauma-informed approach means understanding how traumatic experiences such as abuse, neglect and multiple placement breakdowns shape a child’s development, and therefore their thoughts feelings and behaviours. As well as developmental difficulties […]

Trauma-Informed Care: An Essential Approach

Trauma Informed Care

Trauma-Informed Care Since launching our Trauma-Informed Care focussed blended training packages a year ago we have seen how this approach is essential for foster carers, social workers, drug workers and social housing professionals alike. If we fail to understand the trauma of the young people we support we will fail to see how best to […]

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Drug Workers

Trauma-Informed Approach

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554994818345{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is a Trauma-Informed Approach? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554995989465{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]For drug workers, having a trauma-informed approach means having an understanding of the experiences that have contributed to the service user’s development. In cases where service users experienced a high degree of trauma or abuse in their childhood, additional training in these […]

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Building Stronger Children

Adverse Childhood Experiences

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1568896391059{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Supporting Children with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Scott Henery founded Social Care Training Solutions [SCTS] in 2015 because he believes that instead of mending broken adults, our focus needs to be on building stronger children. It is vital that Children in Care receive not just adequate care, but Therapeutic Care, to enable them […]

PACE Therapeutic Parenting

PACE Therapeutic Parenting

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554204893768{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is PACE Therapeutic Parenting? PACE Therapeutic Parenting is a model of care which helps support and form secure attachments with children and young people who may have experienced difficulties in early life. This way of parenting is being recognised more and more as an effective model for both fostering agencies […]

What is Enhanced (or Therapeutic) Fostering?

enhanced fostering

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553524615024{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is Enhanced Fostering? Enhanced Fostering, often called Therapeutic Fostering, is the type of care needed for children that have experienced a high degree of trauma and/or abuse in their life. This trauma is often compounded by the fact that they have been through several failed placements – often both […]

Child Criminal Exploitation Training – County Lines

child criminal exploitation training, county lines training, training for foster carers, child criminal exploitation course

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554206027933{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Child Criminal Exploitation Training “County Lines” is in the news again this week, described as an “epidemic in child criminal exploitation”. This is undoubtedly a hot topic and one which is of great concern for any of us working with vulnerable young people. Do your teams need more information about Child Criminal Exploitation? […]