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Supporting service children


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Supporting service children

  1. 1.   Service ChildrenSupport Network                                         Supporting Service ChildrenA Multi-Agency ApproachThis is a unique opportunity for those working with Service Children and their families to attend an intensivetwo day course in Buckinghamshire. This course will review current research and practice to offer anoverview 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 coursewill be suitable for all professionals who work with Service children and their families and is run inconjunction 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 24thand 25thSeptember 2013 on a B&B Residential or Non-Residential basisCourse Venue Missenden Abbey Management Centre, Great Missenden, BuckinghamshireCourse Themes Postings and Moving Home, Deployment, Emotional Welfare, BereavementCourse 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 organizations; To celebrate the positive aspects of Military life.Specifically the ability to:Knowledge and Understanding (KU) Understand the context within which the children andfamilies of HM Forces live; Understand the range of support on offer for militarychildren and families and assess which might beappropriate for groups with differing needs; Understand some of the ethical issues surroundingworking with children and young people from amilitary background; Appreciate diversity, promote equality and challengeinequalities through your work.Key Skills (KS) Access appropriate resources using a range ofmedia including information and communicationstechnology (ICT); Reflect on the role of the professional within apractice setting; Develop positive relationships between educationand welfare professionalsCognitive Skills (CS) Read and evaluate research literature; Relate research evidence to practice.Practical and/or Professional Skills (PP) Appreciate the importance of evidence-basedpracticeCourse Cost £400 to include all input, handouts and lunch for non-residential delegates£500 to include B&B Accommodation on the 23rdand 24thSeptemberTo apply for this course please complete and return the attached booking form.  CrossPhase
  2. 2. SUPPORTING SERVICE CHILDREN - BOOKING FORMPlease complete ALL the sections and boxes below including the charging proforma. Any omissions of information coulddelay the processing of the application. PLEASE COMPLETE IN BLOCKED CAPITALS AND USE A SEPARATEAPPLICATION FORM FOR EACH COURSE AND APPLICANTCourse DetailsTitle of Course Supporting Service Children – A Multi-Agency ApproachDate of Course 24-25 September 2013Course Venue Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden, BuckinghamshireApplicants DetailsTitle ForenameMiddle Name SurnamePosition Held in SchoolEmail AddressFor Confirmation & JoiningInstructionsSchool Name and Address(Including Post Code)School Telephone Number School Fax NumberI require B&B accommodation at Missenden Abbey thenights of the 23rdSeptember and 24thSeptember (Yes/No)Please confirm if you have any special dietary or access requirements that we need to be aware ofPAYMENTYou will be automatically invoiced for the course fee with invoices sent out for payment approximately 1 week prior to thecourse date. By completing and returning this form you will be authorising automatic invoicing for the course fee shouldthe application be accepted.CANCELLATIONYou will remain liable for payment of 100% of the course fees for non-attendance on the course, or cancellationswithin three weeks prior to the course. All cancellations must be made in writing as soon as the applicant is aware thatthey are unable to attend. Should the named delegate be unable to attend we are able to substitute them for anotherdelegate without additional charge.HEADTEACHERS OR NOMINATED SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVES APPROVALI agree to the aforementioned teacher attending this course and to payment being made as outlined above.Signature of Headteacher ornominated representativeDateRETURN TOBusiness Development, Buckinghamshire Children and Young People’s Services, 4thFloor County Hall, Walton Street,Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1UZ Or Fax on 01296 387592