Introduction to Boingboing’s Resilience Approach webinar

Introduction to Boingboing’s Resilience Approach webinar

Introduction to Boingboing’s Resilience Approach webinar:
Understanding resilience and Resilient Therapy

Resilience refers to the positive capacity we have to achieve good outcomes in spite of hardships or serious threats to our development. Finding ways to boost a child’s ability to respond resiliently when life is tough, can help them to do better than you might have thought they would. It can boost the likelihood of better long-term outcomes for them. A resilience lens can help not only beat the odds for individual children, but also to change them for children more widely.

This webinar offers an introduction to the concept of resilience and resilience theory and provides the opportunity to consider those things we can do to cushion a vulnerable child, and vulnerable children more broadly, from the worst effects of adversity. It introduces our Resilient Therapy approach – a straightforward and strategic way of working with children, young people and families that builds capacity to manage life’s challenges more resiliently – because overcoming adversity, whilst also potentially changing, or even dramatically transforming, (aspects of) that adversity is what matters.

The benefits?
By the end of the workshop you will:
• have built on your understanding of the resilience evidence base
• know why and how some children and young people beat the odds better than others
• be able to identify resilience building principles and techniques
• have considered how to link ‘resilience’ with your own work with children and families
• have learnt about a practical approach that aims to turn resilience theory into practice for all to use.

This course has been certified by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles and so it can count towards your CPD for the year.

Who should attend?
This webinar is aimed at anyone supporting children, young people and families and keen to understand resilience. For example: community family workers, teachers and school staff, social workers, resource officers, early years workers, parents, carers, foster parents, learning mentors, personal advisors, youth workers and so on. No previous experience needed.

What will it cover?
• Definitions of resilience, why they matter and what the resilience research tells us.
• Using resilient principles & techniques in everyday work & life.
• A strategic framework to building resilience with children, young people and families.
• Putting resilience ideas into practice: Basics, Belonging, Learning, Coping, Core Self.

£50. Limited spaces, please book early. We have a small number of free places available for unwaged people. Please
 email us explaining why you would like to attend the course and explaining your circumstances. Limited spaces so please book early.

Access Information
The forum will be held online on Zoom. Please arrive in the online platform 10 minutes prior to the start time. An email with joining instructions will be sent out the day before the event.

We have reluctantly decided to use Zoom for our training, despite some concerns about their policies and practice, because we want to prioritise digital inclusivity. Please read here for a full explanation. If you would like to minimise exposure, use Zoom through your browser rather than the app, although this will affect your ability to interact with the session. Please be aware that Zoom are able to access what you post in chats.

Your Privacy
You can find out more about how we use your data in our Privacy Notice. Some of Boingboing’s training is delivered in partnership with HeadStart Blackpool. If you live or work in Blackpool, your information will be shared in accordance with their privacy policy here.  

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