By Your Side – One Day Overview, Worcester, England

29 October 2019

(9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Run by: Josie Allen

Ticket price: £180.00

Event type: Workshop

Location: Perdiswell Young People's Centre
Perdiswell Park, Droitwich Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR3 7SN

Event information

Trainer: Josie Allen (Clinical Psychologist)

Course Information

This is a one-day overview of the By Your Side model for supporting transitions. It is open to anyone interested in the approach. It is particularly suitable for staff teams, including managers, who wish to have a broad understanding of the approach. Note: Professionals who wish to facilitate the therapeutic work should attend the two-day practitioner course.

By Your Side - Foster Carer Adopter GuideBy Your Side is an attachment and trauma-informed model for supporting children and the adults who care for them across the transition from foster care to adoption. It can be adapted for other family situations where children move family.

The training will provide an overview covering the following areas:

  • Framework and theory underpinning the By Your Side transitions model
  • Unpacking the Principles of the model
  • Presentation of pattern of sessions: in foster care, across introductions, after the move
  • Examples of helpful ways to talk and play with children across transitions
  • Use of rituals to provide continuity across contexts and help develop the narrative
  • Managing adult dynamics

Objective 1: Understand the By Your Side Framework

Objective 2: Understand how to apply By Your Side principles in practice

Objective 3: Increase confidence in using helpful ways to talk across transitions

For further information or to book a place:

Cost: £180

Lunch and refreshments are included.

Date & Time: 29 October 2019, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Venue: Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club, Droitwich Road Worcester WR3 7SN

Organised by: The Family Place

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By Your Side – One Day Overview, Worcester, England at Perdiswell Young People's Centre, 29 October 2019

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