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Events & Training

Events & Training

Upcoming Mulberry Bush Events and Training

Level 3 Certificate in Therapeutic Group Work with Children & Young People
New course beginning January 2021
Online – via Zoom

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. This qualification is suitable for those staff using group work with children or young people in either school or care settings. These groups may be for all ages and abilities such as: circle times, youth clubs, nurture groups or after-school clubs.

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An Introduction to Making Sense of Behaviour
Thurs, January 21, 2021
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Online – via Zoom

Are you sometimes left confused by children’s behaviour? Does it feel that
sometimes no matter what you do nothing seems to help? This training is designed for anyone who works with children and young people to provide an introduction on ways to make sense of their often confusing behaviour. The aim of this two hour session is to understand and think about what children and young people’s behaviour might be communicating

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Co-regulation and Attunement with Vulnerable Children – Online Event
Fri, 22 January 2021
10:00 – 13:00
Online – via Zoom

The Mulberry Bush and Orb 8 present an online seminar for fostering and social care services.

Learning objectives:
To increase understanding of the emotional needs of children across service and school transitions
Understanding the emotional and sensory needs of vulnerable children
To share strategies for getting alongside children and holding them in mind
To explore the development of relational support systems for school staff and ways of creating an attuned culture for staff and pupils

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Attachment Informed Practice (Full Course)
A 3 part course commencing on 4 February 2021
Online – via Zoom

What is Attachment Theory and how might this affect the children I work with?
How do early experiences of attachment relationships impact brain
development?
Please join us on our full course about Attachment Informed Practice to develop your understanding.

Session One: The Theory of Attachment – to understand the theoretical origins of
attachment theory and to briefly introduce the four main attachment styles.

Session Two: The Impact of Adversity on Attachment – to highlight the importance
of early relationships and brain development.

Session Three: Attachment in Schools – to consider the relevance of attachment theory on children’s learning, behaviour, and relationships in school and to consider
the importance of a secure base and how this is achieved within your organisation.

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An Introduction to the Neuroscience of Trauma
Tue, March 30, 2021
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Online – via Zoom

Have you ever wondered why some children appear to react to the smallest of
triggers? Do you work with children whose behaviour can go from nought to
sixty in the blink of an eye?

This training is designed for anyone who works with children and young people to
provide an introduction on how trauma in early childhood can affect the development of their growing brains. The aim of this two hour session is to gain insight into and think about the neuroscience of trauma and toxic stress and the consequences for children’s social, emotional and executive functioning and behaviour regulation.

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An Introduction to Attachment Informed Practice – Online via
Zoom
Tue, April 27, 2021
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Online – via Zoom

Ever wondered why some children feel harder to reach? Has a child’s
behaviour towards you or other children ever left you feeling confused?
This training is for anyone who works with children in a classroom setting looking to
understand more about attachment styles and understand how this is relevant to
children’s learning, behaviour and relationships in school.

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Forest of Dean Half Marathon

A popular annual event taking place in the beautiful Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire – a great run for anyone looking for a well organised, challenging and scenic run.

Date: Sunday, 26th September 2021
Time: Starts at 10.00am
Location: Start and finish at Speech House Field, GL16 7EL
Registration fee: £15.00
Sponsorship target: £200.00

Organised by The Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean, you’re sure to find this run to be well organised, safe and enjoyable. Set under the late-summer canopy of the forest trees, this is a stunning road-free trail run with some hill challenges and the expected puddle or two!

We have a limited number of charity discounted places, so if you’d like to accept a place, contact fundraising@mulberrybush.org.uk today.

 

Run for the Mulberry Bush at the Forest of Dean Half Marathon

The 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

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

Date: Sunday 3rd October 2021
Location: London
Registration fee: £100
Sponsorship target: £2000

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

Charity Place Applications

All of our places for the 2021 London Marathon have been filled. If you would like to join our waiting list to be informed should any places become available or to be the first to hear when we open applications for 2022 please email fundraising@mulberrybush.org.uk  

 

Ballot Place Runners

Have you secured your own place to run this year and would like to join the Mulberry Bush team? We’d love to give you a very warm welcome! There’s no minimum fundraising commitment – we would only ask you to raise what you can. We’ll send you a Mulberry Bush running vest and you’ll receive fundraising support from our dedicated team. Email us at fundraising@mulberrybush.org.uk to find out more.

 

The Limelight Oxford Half Marathon 2021

The LimeLight Sports Club Oxford Half Marathon on Sunday 10th October is a
fast, flat 13.1 mile route that showcases the best of Oxford’s historic city centre.
Run the Oxford Half Marathon and raise money
for The Mulberry Bush!

Date: Sunday 10th October 2021
Time: Starts at 9:30am
Location: Broad Street, Oxford
Registration fee: £15
Sponsorship target: £200

Enjoy running amongst the dreaming spires and the beautiful architecture of this
historic city. This is a fantastic challenge for both beginners and more
experienced runners right in the heart of Oxford. The route will take you past the
most popular landmarks such as the Radcliffe Camera, Sheldonian Theatre,
Bodleian Library, as well as many of Oxford University’s world-famous colleges.
Contact: fundraising@mulberrybush.org.uk