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The Mulberry Bush School is committed to research in therapeutic residential and foster care. Through research and its application, The Mulberry Bush School aims to develop and shape a research culture to influence practice within The Mulberry Bush Organisation and other schools, agencies and providers of care to vulnerable, traumatised children and their families.

Caryn OnionsThe Research and Development Department is headed by Dr Caryn Onions. Caryn has worked as a child psychotherapist at The Mulberry Bush School since 2004. Before that she worked in the NHS in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and OXPIP (the Oxford Parent Infant Project).  Caryn originally trained as a social worker and has experience in adult mental health and child and family teams. Caryn has a Doctorate in Clinical Practice from the University of Exeter. Her research focused on the school’s work with parents and carers. Caryn is interested in linking research and practice and in therapeutic residential and foster care.

 

Discover more about our Current Research and Completed Research project papers.

 

 

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Behaviour Support for Schools and Professionals helping those who help others. National Specialist Outreach for Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD).


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By improving the life chances and social inclusion of traumatised children and young people, we create long-term benefits to society by reducing anti-social behaviour and its impact on families, schools and communities.

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Our free alliance whose aim is to share knowledge about therapeutic care for children and young people, and to support the use of reflective practice and research, in order to improve service quality and ensure excellent outcomes.

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A Wonderful 70th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Everyone had a wonderful time at 70th Anniversary Gala Dinner at Claridges, held in support of The Mulberry Bush. The dining room looked beautiful, the food was delicious, the guests look glamorous and glittery and they were fantastically generous!   Drinks in the twinkly mirrored ante-room were followed by dinner, a short film, a wonderful short speech more »

Ofsted OUTSTANDING report for The Mulberry Bush as a Children’s Home

We are very pleased to report that at the latest inspection of The Mulberry Bush School, for the first time as a Children’s Home due to our new 52-week facility ‘The Burrow’, we were judged to be ‘Outstanding’. This is down to all the hard work and fastidious attention to detail by all staff in more »

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