5 June, 2020

 

Barnardos is to launch a new charity partnership to support vulnerable children and young people who are at risk due to COVID-19.

The partnership will be funded using £7 million of the emergency charity sector money allocated to the Department of Education.

See, Hear, Respond will launch on the 15 June and will offer tailored support to children and families to help reduce levels of harm.

 

BAND Ltd is running an online course for staff and managers in childcare and play settings, looking at resilience and mental health in the workplace. 

It will explore what stress is, how to increase resilience, look at what rights and responsibilities you have as an employer and employee, and show how to create a workplace wellbeing plan.

The course is linked to a range of Bristol Standard Dimensions, including relationships and interactions, and staffing, leadership and management. 

This training course will take place via Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 8 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

 

Learn how to identify and deal with domestic abuse, and support the parents and children affected by it. We will cover legislation, statistics, children's wellbeing and development, and much more.

We will be using the Bristol Standard Dimensions on topics such as interactions and relationships, play and development, and equality, diversity and inclusion. 

Training will be delivered on Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 5 June, 2020 - 09:30 to 12:30

 

Come and meet the magristrates at Bristol Civil Justice Centre's open day, and find out about becoming a Family Court magistrate to help local children.

There are currently vacancies for magistrates across Avon, Somerset and Gloucestershire. Magistrates are volunteers who serve the community either in a family court setting or a criminal court setting. You do not need formal qualifications or legal training to become a magistrate, but you will be trained in the role.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 23 March, 2020 - 16:00 to 18:00

 

Forced Marriage Training (CPD accredited – 1 hour) with The Sky Project, a registered Bristol charity working to reduce the number of forced marriage cases in Bristol and the South West.

Sabeena Pirooz will be running another CPD accredited training session for 1 hour. Tickets are £10, plus a small administration fee, which will go straight back into the charity.

This session is aimed at developing an understanding of forced marriage and will cover:

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 19 March, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:15

 

A free event run as a collaboration between Self Injury Support and Self Injury Self Help for anyone interested in raising awareness and breaking the stigma surrounding self-injury. This afternoon aims to provoke discussion, provide learning opportunities and connect individuals and organisations who want to gain clarity about the hidden issues surrounding self-harm.

Please sign up to come if:

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 4 March, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:45

 

This work, is part of the Youth Sector Support Fund (YSSF) work carried out by Voscur, Quartet Community Foundation and Bristol City Council. The YSSF helps youth-focused organisations from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector reach more young people and be more sustainable.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 17 March, 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

 

This workshop will help develop system-specific support for Children and Young People's Mental Health (CYPMH) in the South West.

The event is for health professionals working in the area of CYPMH, who will learn about the current offer for the South West and explore best practice regionally and nationally.

The full agenda includes:

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 25 February, 2020 - 09:15 to 16:00
Father and child
23 January, 2020

 

Applications are open for the next round of funding from the Kelly Family Charitable Trust, which provides grants of £1,000-5,000 (though higher amounts will be considered) to charitable organisations helping families in difficult times. The aim of the funding is to reinforce the family unit. 

Funding can be put towards core costs or projects. 

Examples of charity causes funded:

Carers Support Bristol
13 January, 2020

 

Carers of all ages in Bristol are invited to share their views in a survey, to help inform a new strategy for Carers Support Services in the city.

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