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.

  • Pride and prejudice: supporting LGBTQ+ young people

    The training will explore LGBT issues and young people. The process of coming out, issues for young people such as bullying, gender identity and sexuality.

  • Anxiety in young people: Understanding theory and practical solutions

    This one day training will increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and help to gain practical solutions to support young people. Participants will become familiar with the Polyvagal Theory and the work of Dr Stephen Podges and trauma and the work of Dr Bessel van der Volk and how trauma affects PTSD and OCD…

  • Safeguarding children and young people

    This half-day course is fully interactive by and delivered by one of Children in Wales’ expert trainers. The purpose of the training is to give participants confidence and essential knowledge on how to safeguard the children and young people in their environment…

  • Understanding Autism and how it can impact on the child and family/carers

    he aim of the course is to raise awareness and develop an increased understanding of autism in order to continually improve the quality of support to children on the spectrum and their families/carers…

  • Advanced Safeguarding

    The course is for those working directly or indirectly with children & young people in a wide range of workplace and community settings who may be responsible for making referrals to social services and attend multiagency events…

  • Designated safeguarding lead training 

    The Designated Safeguarding Lead has a vital role to ensure safeguards are in place and effective actions are taken when concerns for a child arise…

  • The Fostering Wellbeing evaluation launch

    Fostering Wellbeing is a Welsh Government funded pilot programme focused on a multi-disciplinary approach to improving outcomes for children and young people looked after. Cardiff University’s report evaluates the impact and potential of the programme…

  • Trauma and looked after children (webinars series)

    The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, in collaboration with Child and Family Training (C&FT) and Improved Futures (IF) present a series of Briefing Seminars on ‘Dealing with distress, restoring well-being, and promoting resilience of Looked After Children and young people who have suffered extensive trauma’…

  • Child Sexual Abuse Action Plan workshop

    Workshop to launch the Engagement Project Preventing and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse by Welsh Government…

  • Practical Mindfulness and Wellbeing for Positive Mental Health

    The Children’s Rights thematic webinar series draws on key strands of Welsh Government’s Children’s Plan and Programme for Government. This webinar focuses on positive mental health…