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.
21st & 22nd September 2020 – Holiday Inn Express, Stratford, London
This training course equips attendees with the skills to complete a thorough parenting assessment, to effectively assess parenting capacity and arrive at a prognosis that is well argued, evidenced that can withstand the rigours of cross-examination.
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CLOSING DATE FOR BOOKINGS – 22ND MAY
5th June 2020 – Ibis Birmingham New Street
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.
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CLOSING DATE FOR BOOKINGS – 31ST JULY
14th August 2020 – Holiday Inn Express, Stratford.
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.
There are 100,000 grandparents looking after their grandchildren during the outbreak of COVID-19 – despite government guidance stating that over 70-year-olds and those with underlying health conditions should be in self-isolation.
The 100,000 grandparents make up an army of 200,000 kinship carers of grandparents, relatives and friends of children who cannot live with their parents for [...]
Social workers should be included in the list of priority groups for coronavirus testing, BASW has urged.
In a letter to prime minister Boris Johnson, BASW chief executive Ruth Allen and chair Geraldine Nosowska highlighted that many social work teams are depleted because colleagues need to self-isolate. Vulnerable service users also need assurance that their social [...]
In these challenging times, I wanted to think about what I’m grateful for this week – things I’ve taken for granted in the past.
1) I am with my children. To be apart from them during this would be horrific. That’s not to say we are the Waltons and we all get on each others’ nerves at [...]