CPD & Training Events

We offer a varied and eclectic range of specialist CPD & training focused mainly on children, young people and families. We work with a wide range of acclaimed international trainers and speakers, and current formats range from evening talks to half days, full days and two day trainings. Discounts are available for multiple bookings and group bookings. We can make arrangements to invoice your school or place of work and it is also sometimes possible to arrange payments in instalments to help spread out the cost. Please email [email protected] to discuss.

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January 1970

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Graham Music: The Adolescent Brain

With

Graham Music

Tickets from £55.00

This fascinating half day with Graham will explore the adolescent brain, the challenges that young people face in society today and how that might present in our work.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Sunflower February Soirée : Children, Technology & Healthy Development

With

Cath Knibbs

Tickets from £5.00£20.00

An evening talk featuring Cath's new book: 'Children, Technology & Healthy Development' including an open Q&A session about children, young people & technology

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Naomi Moore: Neurodiversity in Girls

With

Naomi Moore

Tickets from £85.00

A brilliant day's training examining neurodiversity in girls including a look at areas such as the impact on mental health & wellbeing if not spotted, ways to support the girls & ways to improve awareness.

01 & 20 Thursday 01 January 1970 & Sunday 20 February 2022 Online

Dr Karen Treisman: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Children & Young People

With

Dr. Karen Treisman MBE

Tickets from £195.00

An online two day workshop which forms the foundation of Karen’s amazing range of trainings in and around the impact of trauma on children and young people. Full of creative ideas, tools and interventions, as well as including lots of time to digest, reflect and discuss. An essential CPD for anyone working with and/or supporting children and young people.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Cath Knibbs: The UK GDPR, Consent & Privacy – Best Practice for Therapists

With

Cath Knibbs

Tickets from £85.00

A 'must-do' day for therapists, Cath will walk you through all you need to know to comply by law to protect yourselves and your clients. Jargon-free, accessible and maybe even fun, this is a best practice essential for anyone who handles data (which is everyone!)

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Sunflower March Soirée : Neil Young on Intersectionality

With

Neil Young

Tickets from £10.00£25.00

An evening discussion led by Neil Young who will be exploring how ideas of intersectionality and power relate to our lives, identities and our work with children and young people.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Dr Karen Treisman: Strengths, Hope, Self-Esteem & Resilience

With

Dr. Karen Treisman MBE

Tickets from £85.00

This enriching and inspiring day is part of Karen's series of Creative Tools & Ideas trainings - this time focusing on self-esteem, confidence, strengths, hope and resiliency. Full of ideas and interventions, these days are always exciting and informative as well being a nurturing and encouraging experience for the practitioners attending.

01 & 20 Thursday 01 January 1970 & Sunday 20 March 2022 Online

Lou Mason: Setting Up in Private Practice – March

With

Lou Mason

Tickets from £150.00

An excellent training course for anyone Setting Up in Private Practice for the first time or looking for a refresh of their existing practice. Full of tips, practical how-to advice, template paperwork and encouraging & enthusiastic support.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Jessica Spenceley: Safeguarding & Child Protection in Private Practice

With

Jessica Spenceley

Tickets from £85.00

A day focusing on child protection, safeguarding & lone working for practitioners and professionals working in Private Practice

01 & 24 Thursday 01 January 1970 & Sunday 24 April 2022 Online

Lou Mason – Setting Up in Private Practice : April

With

Lou Mason

Tickets from £150.00

An excellent training course for anyone Setting Up in Private Practice for the first time or looking for a refresh of their existing practice. Full of tips, practical how-to advice, template paperwork and encouraging & enthusiastic support.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Dan Hughes: Engaging Children in Relating, Regulating & Reflecting

With

Dan Hughes

Tickets from £75.00

A very special day with the wonderful Dan Hughes who will be bringing PACE to life to explore ways to relate, regulate & reflect with children & young people

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Naomi Moore: Siblings – Experiences Less Considered

With

Naomi Moore

Tickets from £45.00

An inspiring half day workshop with Naomi exploring the lived experiences and challenges of the siblings of children with complex needs, including ways to support them and making sure they are not forgotten.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Nerissa McDonald : Anti Racism 1 – Black Trauma in Therapy

With

Nerissa McDonald

Tickets from £50.00£150.00

A much needed and insightful series of Anti-Racism trainings with Nerissa McDonald - workshops can be attended individually or as a series of sessions across the year.

01 & 05 Thursday 01 January 1970 & Sunday 05 June 2022 Online

Dr Karen Treisman: Anxiety, Worries, Fears & Stress

With

Dr. Karen Treisman MBE

Tickets from £170.00

This enriching and inspiring two day training is part of Karen's series of Creative Tools & Ideas trainings - this instalment will focus on supporting children and young people around anxiety, fear, worry and stress. Packed full of both creative and practical ideas and interventions, Karen's days are also a nurturing and supportive environment for practitioners as well with encouragement for sharing and networking with fellow attendees.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Neil Young: Who Do They Think They Are? An Exploration of Children & Young People’s Emergent Gender & Sexual Identities

With

Neil Young

Tickets from £85.00

As part of Pride month, this is an inspiring and insightful day with Neil Young exploring how children and young people are transforming how they think about, feel about and experience their gender and sexual identities and what this means for us and our practice.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Nerissa McDonald : Anti Racism 2 – Language & Respect

With

Nerissa McDonald

Tickets from £50.00£150.00

A much needed and insightful series of Anti-Racism trainings with Nerissa McDonald - workshops can be attended individually or as a series of sessions across the year.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Dr Karen Treisman: Creative Tools & Ideas for Expressing Feelings

With

Dr. Karen Treisman MBE

Tickets from £85.00£150.00

A wonderful day exploring ways to support and enable children and young people to express their feelings and emotions. Part of Karen's series of Creative Tools & Ideas trainings, this day can be attended as a stand alone but is best paired with the Emotional Regulation day (running on the 18th September).

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Dr Karen Treisman: Creative Tools & Ideas for Emotional Regulation

With

Dr. Karen Treisman

Tickets from £85.00£150.00

Another fantastic day with Karen exploring ways to support and enable children and young people to emotionally regulate. Part of Karen's series of Creative Tools & Ideas trainings, this day can be attended as a stand alone but is best paired with the Expressing Feelings day (running on the 17th September).

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Nerissa McDonald: Anti Racism 3 – Black Issues & Experiences

With

Nerissa McDonald

Tickets from £50.00£150.00

A much needed and insightful series of Anti-Racism trainings with Nerissa McDonald - workshops can be attended individually or as a series of sessions across the year.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Dr Karen Treisman : Supporting Asylum Seeking, Trafficked & Refugee Children & Young People

With

Dr. Karen Treisman MBE

Tickets from £85.00

Karen has extensive experience of working with unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people in the UK (within the NHS, Local Authority and Charity sector), in refugee camps in Europe and in Africa; and cross-culturally including in Africa and Asia. This one day workshop will give both an excellent overview and introduction into the multi-faceted needs and unique challenges of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people as well as be an opportunity to learn from Karen's first hand experience in this field.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Neil Young: How Has Power Made Us? An Intersectional Exploration of Power Inside and Outside the Therapy Room

With

Neil Young

Tickets from £85.00

A brilliant and thought-provoking day exploring how ideas of intersectionality and power relate to our lives, identities and our work with children and young people.

01 Thursday 01 January 1970 Online

Nerissa McDonald: Anti Racism 4 – Race & Racism in Therapy

With

Nerissa McDonald

Tickets from £50.00£150.00

A much needed and insightful series of Anti-Racism trainings with Nerissa McDonald - workshops can be attended individually or as a series of sessions across the year.