Family & Community external events listings are posted to inform the wider community about external events including workshops, opportunities for families, children and young people, and helpful resources.

  • International perspectives on #BuildBackBetter

    As part of the continuing partnership between Leicestershire Cares and the UNAI SDG16 Hub at De Montfort University we are delighted to welcome Rakesh Rajani to give a keynote speech about international perspectives on #BuildBackBetter…

  • Understanding and responding to trauma – in the context of COVID-19

    This online course delivered in real time to a limited number of participants, will offer the essentials of a trauma informed response in the context of the current situation…

  • Safer recruitment

    Gain the skills to protect children and young people through safer recruitment. Organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them, have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare…

  • Teenage development and how to engage them and their brains

    This course compliments that on Child Development and looks at children as they develop into adolescents…

  • Child Development

    A sound knowledge of child development is essential for everyone working with children. Having an underpinning knowledge about typical patterns of overall development helps practitioners identify where there are concerns that a child may be ‘off track’ and may need additional support to achieve progress across the different domains…

  • Keeping our children safe: training for the Designated Child Protection Lead

    All children have the right to live lives free from abuse and neglect but recent events highlight, yet again, how difficult it can be for so many adults to recognise, and act on concerns about the safety or welfare of a child…

  • COVID-19 and Rural Wales

    Tuesday 23rd March 2021 7pm – 8.30pm On the anniversary of the first COVID lockdown, this free public event will discuss the impact of the pandemic in Rural Wales, how communities and public services have responded, and needs for the post-COVID recovery. Panellists will reflect on perspectives relating to rural business, culture, healthcare, public services and vulnerable… Read More

  • Welsh Youth Parliament – Votes @ 16

    Join us and the Welsh Parliament to look at what the Senedd is and what it does, receive guidance for young people on how to register to vote and a discussion on why it’s important to vote in the Senedd elections…

  • Meet the Young Wales Project Board and join in on our discussion

    Join the Young Wales Project Board to explore and discuss current issues that are affecting children and young people in Wales. This is an opportunity for children and young people to connect and have their voices heard at a national level (Article 12).

  • Children’s Commissioner for Wales

    Join us and staff from the Children’s Commissioner for Wales Office to look at their parallel election programme for 11 to 15 year olds…