Working with all those made vulnerable by childhood trauma
Head of Outreach
Dr Dave Roberts
Here at Mulberry Bush Outreach we provide training, consultation and support to schools, care services and organisations working with challenging or vulnerable children, their families and communities.
We also provide all the training for staff across the charity, which is focused around the Level 5 Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People and ongoing professional development
Foundation Degree (FdA) in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People
Run by The Mulberry Bush and validated by the University of the West of England, this award-winning, work-based Level 3 course, with an option to continue to a Level 5 Foundation Degree, has been specially designed for practitioners in the childcare sector.
Support for your organisation
Peer Review Networks
In response to the tighter economic constraints placed on schools, the limited availability of school improvement services and the continuing need for mentoring and sharing best practice, The Mulberry Bush Peer Review is a minimal cost system for providing peer support.
Developing nurturing practices/Nurture Network
The Nurture Network aims to promote and develop nurturing practices in schools. It provides a termly space for school staff wishing to grow and develop nurturing practices to meet, share best practice, contribute to professional development and provide reflective support to colleagues.
School Improvement Partner
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).
Observation and reflective workshop model
The Mulberry Bush model is designed for schools and other settings who are struggling to find a way forward with individual children.
Support for your teams
Individual and group supervision.
Teaching Assistant Network
The TA Network meets termly to share best practice, contribute to TAs’ professional development and provide reflective support to colleagues.
All training and development opportunities
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
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
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
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
These are bespoke 2 day experiential training for those working within a reflective and therapeutic environment. Read more
TCEPT is a unique training opportunity for practitioners of all levels in NHS, Criminal Justice Systems, Education & Care sectors. ... Read more
Event date - 19/05/2022
You are warmly invited to attend our events to celebrate the completion of the Wellcome Trust funded project Rediscovering Harold ... Read more
Event date - 22/06/2022
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
Event date - 13/09/2022
The LLE is a two day intensive, experiential, residential experience. During this experience participants explore working closely with ... Read more
Event date - 04/10/2022
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
The heart of the charity’s practice expertise is The Mulberry Bush School in Standlake, Oxfordshire.
Training, consultation and support to schools, care services and organisations working with challenging or vulnerable children, their families and communities.
The Mulberry Bush is committed to research in therapeutic residential and foster care.
MB3 (The Mulberry Bush Third Space) is the National Centre for Reflective Practice.