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.
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