People & Homes Conference 2023

For more than twenty years Shelter Cymru’s People & Homes conference has been a key national housing event in Wales. This year they are going bigger and better than ever before, hosting Wales’s biggest conference on homelessness. This will be their first ever hybrid event, enabling them to reach more people and share more learning from across Wales and further afield… Read More

Calling care-experienced young people and professionals who work with care leavers

Despite ongoing efforts to bridge the gap between care-experienced young people and their peers, there is still much that we do not know about the factors that contribute to these inequalities. This research aims to develop a better understanding of how policies and support structures can be effectively developed to address the specific needs of care-experienced young people… Read More

Managing for the first time

This course aims to provide new managers with a comprehensive introduction to management, developing and building skills and increasing the confidence of participants. It provides a blend of theory and practice, explores the transition into a management role, addresses the shift in relationships for people who have been promoted from within their own teams and creates an opportunity to share experiences, ideas, and approaches with others in a similar position… Read More

ADHD: An understanding for practitioners

This one-day training aims to enable frontline staff who work with children and young people have a solid understanding of ADHD, an appreciation of its differing presentations affecting assessment and diagnosis of children and young people as well as an understanding of global risks associated with ADHD, the need for integrated medical and therapeutic interventions to improve life outcomes… Read More

Supporting young people’s mental health and well-being

The course aims to explore the various difficulties young people experience with mental health and look at how to build resilience and improve well-being. The course will examine the different types of mental health, the behaviours that can accompany them and how to support the young person. Various ways of building resilience will be introduced and how to maintain well-being will be demonstrated. Read More

COVID–19, Education and Learning: Amplifying Young Children’s Voices

The document provides a report on a study that sought to amplify the voices of young children, aged 3-6years during the Covid-19 pandemic, about their experiences of education at that time. The report details the methodology adopted during the study, which includes the use of creative and participatory methods designed to ensure that researchers could access and record the experiences of the young children… Read More