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.

  • Introduction to online training techniques

    How to keep participants engaged while delivering online training, presentations, or social events? A non-techy introduction to improving engagement when presenting or training online. This course is suitable for trainers, family support workers…

  • 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. For most people, COVID-19 will be associated with…

  • 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…

  • Building resilience in the face of adverse childhood experiences

    The 2015 report by Public Health Wales, the Welsh Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study states that “There is a growing body of evidence that our experiences during childhood can affect health throughout the life course. Children who experience stressful and poor quality childhoods are…

  • Child criminal exploitation

    County lines is the police term for urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas and market and coastal towns using dedicated mobile phone lines or “deal lines”. It involves child criminal exploitation (CCE) as gangs use children and vulnerable people to move…

  • LGBT & child development

    This virtual course looks at issues relating to LGBT children and young people and their relationship to child development. Looking at issues of sexuality and gender recognition and how to support children, parents and professional environments. The course will look to instil…

  • Supervision: A model for practice

    This course is designed for individuals who have responsibility for supervising other members of staff. Participants will be able to link together the identification of training and supervision needs, support and appraisal…

  • An introduction to mindfulness in the workplace

    This course provides an introduction to mindfulness in the workplace. The aim is to explore the meaning and potential applications of mindfulness across a variety of roles and workplace settings…

  • Understanding and responding the 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. For most people, COVID-19 will be…

  • Children in Wales: Knife crime

    On a daily basis we hear news of young people and knife crime, not just in London but in Wales too. Young people are becoming scared, being injured and sadly fatally wounded. This half day course will examine the rise of knife crime, current trends, the law…