Centre for Social Work Practice

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Rethinking Foster Care: Therapeutic Approaches Organised by Orb8 and The Mulberry Tree

June 03, 2020 in Gloucestershire

The Mulberry Bush Third Space (MB3), 2 Church Lane, Toddington, GL54 5DQ Wednesday 3rd June 2020 10:00am - 4.00pm

A one day conference to be held at MB3, Toddington, Gloucestershire

About this Event Gain a greater understanding of what is meant by therapeutic foster care, explore why we need therapeutic foster care, share practitioners’ experiences and gain best practice ideas and skills to implement in your own work/organisation.

Draft Programme 10:00 - Arrivals and refreshments 10:30 - Welcome and Introductions: John Diamond 10:45 - Keynote 1: Jane Herd, Orb8: ‘What makes care therapeutic’? 11:30 - Reflective space and move to workshop: Marya Hemmings 12:00 - Workshop 1

Jill Comfort: Working with sibling groups Lin Graham-Ray: Health matters- the nurse will see you now? Caryn Onions: Shared parenting; experiences of parents and foster carers with a child in a residential setting

12:45 - Lunch 13:30 - Keynote 2: Mulberry Bush Outreach - training and reflective practice for foster carers 14:15 - Reflective space and move to workshop 14:45 - Workshop 2

Greg Desmidt, Jenna Pearman: The Therapeutic Organisation. Colette Salkeld: Working towards co-regulation Harvey Gallagher: Service planning for therapeutic parenting

15:30 - Plenary 16:00 - Day ends

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