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Unique child safeguarding training, using creative storytelling and reflection to equip the workforce with memorable and lasting insight into child-centred practice
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- Finding our wayOne of the joys of delivering Sandstories training is that I am able to draw on many different creative sources to illustrate the stories of real children, so that they can encourage us to strengthen our child-centred practice. In tellingContinue reading “Finding our way”
- Animal-assisted therapySome of the most beautiful stories I have encountered as I deliver Sandstories around the UK, have been those about the relationship between animals and vulnerable children and adults. I could probably write a book with the many descriptions thatContinue reading “Animal-assisted therapy”
- Moral injuryThe delivery of Sandstories training for more than a decade has coincided with many years of so-called austerity and reductions in resources for vulnerable children. This has meant that local authorities and other agencies have been very noticeably “raising theContinue reading “Moral injury”