COVID-19 Guidance from WillisPalmer
Whilst the outbreak of Covid-19 is likely to cause some disruption to WillisPalmer services in the short-term, we are issuing guidance outlining our plans to minimise the impact of the virus.
In order to enhance and develop the assessment methodologies, approaches and practices, we should be expanding the range of tools used. This one-day workshop offers practical hands-on training in Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaires and the Parenting Stress Index.
Coming soon in 2021 – Stratford, London.
Attachment theory, devised by psychoanalyst John Bowlby, suggests the existence of a psychological connection between individuals in close relationships and understand the psychological underpinnings of the relationship between parents and their children.
Venue and date to be confirmed
This one-day course aims to increase awareness on the ‘functions’ and ‘barriers’ that may be serving those that self-harm/self-injure. This course allows participants to reflect on and implement helpful responses and strategies when supporting those that self-harm/self-injure; demonstrating an understanding of basic harm minimization strategies that may be implemented.
Local authority children’s services rated inadequate at their last inspection will be prioritised when Ofsted re-starts its inspection process and begins focused visits again after it was temporarily halted during lockdown.
When Ofsted begins prioritising local authorities for focused visits from late September to early October, it will take into account those judged inadequate at their [...]
The Ministry of Justice has amended statutory rules for secure training centres which would see children as young as 12 locked up for 22.5 hours per day.
An accompanying memorandum to the statutory rules states that children will have at least 1.5 hours out of their cells in each 24-hour period, instead of the usual 14 [...]
Thousands of young people in England are falling through the gaps in the school and social care system amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, the children’s commissioner for England has warned.
Anne Longfield has warned that one in 25 teenagers were already slipping out of sight prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. A report sets out the risks affecting [...]