Events and Training

Upcoming Mulberry Bush Events and Training.

Fundraising events

Take part in a fundraising event and make a difference to the lives of those affected by childhood trauma.

The 2022 TCS London Marathon
The 2022 TCS London Marathon

Event date - 02/10/2022

The iconic London Marathon is the experience of a lifetime and one of the most famous sporting events in the world. Charity Place ... Read more

Pick Your Own
Pick Your Own

There are many ways you can get involved in supporting The Mulberry Bush, and we’re always appreciative of participation, no matter how Read more

Training & development

We offer a range of accredited and non-accredited training training, courses and events to improve your skills, knowledge and confidence.

Looking at Nurture in Educational Environments
Looking at Nurture in Educational Environments

Event date - 10/05/2022

The research presented in this session from The International Centre Research Group (ICRG) will focus on nurture groups in Malta and the UK Read more

Online Open Evening for the FdA in Therapeutic Work with Children & Young People
Online Open Evening for the FdA in Therapeutic Work with Children & Young People

Event date - 28/04/2022

An online open evening to find out about the Foundation Degree course, meet the team that run it and ask us any questions. Read more

“Delinquency is a sign of hope”? Turning on the light in the darkest times
“Delinquency is a sign of hope”? Turning on the light in the darkest times

Event date - 18/03/2022

Maintaining hope and keeping going when working with distressed children. Read more

50 Years of Early Years Provision Day Two: With a focus on the late 1990’s – Present
50 Years of Early Years Provision Day Two: With a focus on the late 1990’s – Present

Event date - 07/03/2022

An online conference in partnership with The Mulberry Bush Child Care History Network and the Dartington Centre for Social Policy. Read more

50 Years of Early Years Provision Day One: With a focus on 1970’s – early 1990’s
50 Years of Early Years Provision Day One: With a focus on 1970’s – early 1990’s

Event date - 04/03/2022

An online conference in partnership with The Mulberry Bush Child Care History Network and the Dartington Centre for Social Policy. Read more

Experts by Experience – The Power of Relationships
Experts by Experience – The Power of Relationships

Event date - 25/02/2022

Listening to and learning from the experience of recovery through relationships. Read more

Trauma-Informed Practice in Residential Child Care – An Active Education Event
Trauma-Informed Practice in Residential Child Care – An Active Education Event

Event date - 05/02/2022

This event is jointly run by the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies in conjunction with The Consortium of Therapeutic Communities and the Mulberry Bush. Read more

Foundation Degree (FdA) in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People
Foundation Degree (FdA) in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People

An award-winning Level 3 course, with an option to continue to a Level 5 Foundation Degree, run by The Mulberry Bush and validated by the University of the West of England. The course develops the capacity of students to support the emotional growth of children through meaningful relationships. Read more

Attachment Informed Practice Training
Attachment Informed Practice Training

This training is designed for anyone working with children, young people and/or their parents or carers. The training aims to provide an understanding of attachment, how this impacts on a child or young person’s behaviour and how to support children and their individual needs. Read more

Training in Emotion Coaching
Training in Emotion Coaching

Emotion Coaching is an evidence based approach to help children to understand and manage their emotions. Emotion Coaching enables adults to co-regulate children’s emotions, de-escalate situations where behaviour is challenging and develop children’s ability to self-regulate their own emotions and behaviour. Read more

Level 3 Certificate in Therapeutic Group Work with Children and Young People
Level 3 Certificate in Therapeutic Group Work with Children and Young People

Used well, groups can be a powerful tool, enabling children to learn to work safely and productively together. This experiential qualification enables practitioners to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to make effective use of a therapeutic group to support change for children and young people effectively. Read more

Reflective Supervision Training
Reflective Supervision Training

The Mulberry Bush’s Reflective Supervision training is designed to support staff with developing their knowledge and skills relating to being a supervisor. Read more

School Improvement Partner Training
School Improvement Partner Training

The Mulberry Bush training programme, endorsed with a Crossfields Institute Quality Mark, will provide experienced, effective special and alternative provider (AP) school leaders with the skills and knowledge to become a School Improvement Partner (SIP). Read more

Leadership for an Emotionally Aware Environment
Leadership for an Emotionally Aware Environment

This is a series of online, practice development workshops aimed at education or residential care senior and middle leaders, or practitioners who are interested in developing their leadership and management abilities in this important area of their work. Read more

Reflect, Experience and Act (REA’s)
Reflect, Experience and Act (REA’s)

These are bespoke 2 day experiential training for those working within a reflective and therapeutic environment. Read more

Our organisation

Our school

The heart of the charity’s practice expertise is The Mulberry Bush School in Standlake, Oxfordshire.

Outreach

Training, consultation and support to schools, care services and organisations working with challenging or vulnerable children, their families and communities.

Our research

The Mulberry Bush is committed to research in therapeutic residential and foster care.

MB3

MB3 (The Mulberry Bush Third Space) is the National Centre for Reflective Practice.

Help us transform troubled lives

We rely on your donations for building improvements, many outreach services, research, new service developments or any of the fun, extra-curricular activities which many other children take for granted and which emotionally-traumatised children so desperately need.