Margaret Davies, Trainer and Consultant at Children’s Homes Quality, explains importance of supporting resilience in children’s homes staff. Social Work Today, 03/06/21 Children in care need staff who can connect with them open-heartedly, yet the experience of working in the residential sector is often personally intense and challenging. Staff are commonly at risk of experiencingContinue reading “What becomes of the open-hearted: Supporting resilience in children’s homes staff”
Forest View Residential Houses provide nurturing, residential care for children aged between five and twelve. Our two individual houses, Ness and Tay, provide beautiful four and five-bedroom accommodation for children with experience of trauma. Set in Lochwinnoch, a semi-rural village in the west of Scotland, Forest View is surrounded by trees, rugged landscapes and stunningContinue reading “Forest View Residential Houses – Kibble: Specialist services & support for young people facing adversity”
Latest papers: Bob Hinshelwood and Luca Mingarelli , ‘Who do you think you are? – adolescent groups and everyday life’. Colin Maginn writes about ‘a modest proposal to help children public care’ Keith White offers his two regular pieces from his work at Mill Grove. His first, ‘the silence’ explores just that – the valueContinue reading “International Centre News April 2020 – The Therapeutic Care Journal”
Judy Furnivall of CELCIS discusses how important it is for children in residential care to develop the ability to navigate relationships with each other. Cast your mind back to your own childhood and adolescence. Most of you I am sure you will remember important relationships with adults in your own family, school or community thatContinue reading “It’s not just about the adults!”
Wednesday 16 May 2018 Judy Furnivall, a consultant at CELCIS, talks about the difficult issue of self-harm in residential care and explores the feelings and experiences that lead young people to hurt themselves as well as identifying what support workers need to help young people as sensitively as possible. It’s obvious really, isn’t it? HurtingContinue reading “What’s the harm?”
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