Supporting service children a multi-agency approach


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Supporting service children a multi-agency approach

  1. 1. Service Children Support Network This is a unique opportunity for those working with Service Children and their families to attend an intensive two day course in Buckinghamshire. This course will review current research and practice to offer an overview of the key context in which Service Children live. We will also focus on the potential implications, both academic and holistic that may result from this context and look at ways of mitigating these. The course will be suitable for all professionals who work with Service children and their families and is run in conjunction with Buckinghamshire County Council Children’s Services, Service Children Support Network (SCSN), Halton School, Child Bereavement UK and Solent NHS Trust. Who Should Attend  Headteachers, Teachers, Student Teachers and Support Staff;  Child and Adolescence Mental Health Professionals;  Early Years Practitioners;  Local Authority Advisors;  Unit Welfare Officers and Community Development Officers;  Civilian and Military Charities and Welfare Organisations.  School Governors;  Health and Welfare Professionals;  University Lecturers;  Social Workers;  Hive Coordinators;  Other members of the Military; Course Dates 19th and 20th March 2014 on a B&B Residential or Non-Residential Basis Course Venue Missenden Abbey Management Centre, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire Course Themes Postings and Moving Home, Deployment, Emotional Welfare, Bereavement Course Aims  To provide an overview of the context in which the children and families of HM Forces live;  To provide an overview of the complex issues that relate to these children and families;  To underpin the course with current research;  To consider the implications for schools and professionals who work with these children and families;  To provide examples of good practice and intervention strategies;  To sign post to other organisations;  To celebrate the positive aspects of Military life. Specifically the ability to: Knowledge and Understanding (KU)  Understand the context within which the children and families of HM Forces live;  Understand the range of support on offer for military children and families and assess which might be appropriate for groups with differing needs;  Understand some of the ethical issues surrounding working with children and young people from a military background;  Appreciate diversity, promote equality and challenge inequalities through your work. Key Skills (KS)  Access appropriate resources using a range of media including information and communications technology (ICT);  Reflect on the role of the professional within a practice setting;  Develop positive relationships between education and welfare professionals. Cognitive Skills (CS)  Read and evaluate research literature;  Relate research evidence to practice. Practical and/or Professional Skills (PP)  Appreciate the importance of evidence-based practice. Course Cost £400 plus VAT to include all input, handouts and lunch for non-residential delegates £500 Plus VAT to include Bed and Breakfast Accommodation on the 18th and 19th March 2014 To apply for this course please complete and return the attached booking form. Supporting Service Children A Multi-Agency Approach
  2. 2. SUPPORTING SERVICE CHILDREN – A MULTI-AGENCY APPROACH Please complete ALL the sections and boxes below including the charging proforma. Any omissions of information could delay the processing of the application. PLEASE COMPLETE IN BLOCKED CAPITALS AND USE A SEPARATE APPLICATION FORM FOR EACH COURSE AND APPLICANT Course Details Date of Course 19th – 20th March 2014 Course Venue Missenden Abbey Management Centre, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire Applicants Details Title Forename Middle Name Surname Position Held in School Date of Birth Email Address For Confirmation & Joining Instructions School Name and Address (Including Post Code) School Telephone Number School Fax Number I require B&B accommodation at Missenden Abbey the nights of the 18th and 19th March 2014 (Yes/No) Please confirm if you have any special dietary or access requirements that we need to be aware of PAYMENT You will be automatically invoiced for the course fee with invoices sent out for payment approximately 1 week prior to the course date. By completing and returning this form you will be authorising automatic invoicing for the course fee should the application be accepted. CANCELLATION You will remain liable for payment of 100% of the course fees for non-attendance on the course, or cancellations within three weeks prior to the course. All cancellations must be made in writing as soon as the applicant is aware that they are unable to attend. Should the named delegate be unable to attend we are able to substitute them for another delegate without additional charge. HEADTEACHERS OR NOMINATED SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVES APPROVAL I agree to the aforementioned teacher attending this course and to payment being made as outlined above. Signature of Headteacher or nominated representative Date RETURN TO Business Development, Buckinghamshire Learning Trust, The Teaching and Learning Centre, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8EF Or Fax on 01296 387592