• The Children's Bookshow!

  • Opportunity to join a charity board

  • FREE Person Centred Approaches Workshops for people who work or support those with SEN and Disability

  • !!DSL Dates for your Diary Autumn Winter 2019 Spring 2020!!

  • What Does it mean to be a Child in Care?

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FREE Person Centred Approaches Workshops for people who work or support those with SEN and Disability
20 Aug
Do you work or support those with SEN and Disability as part of your role? Are you Involved in ECHP Process? Dorset Council Children’s Services, are expanding their person-centred approaches training to all its partners and agencies that work with children and young people with SEN and Disability (0 – 25 years). Participants will work with multi-agency colleagues lead by an educational psychologist on the framework for Person Centred Approaches in Dorset and tools to promote PCA within their service. Places are FREE to all agencies Person Centred ApproachesTraining: For all those who may contribute to the Education, Health and Care Plan process. The training is designed to equip key team members with knowledge and skills to promote DCC person centred approaches in their services and agencies: - Introduction to a shared framework for Person Centred Approaches in Dorset - Person Centred Approaches in the EHCP process - Opportunities to practice skills and to plan implementation - How to genuinely gain children and young people’s views in different ways - Preparation for children, young people and their families for person-centred approaches - Troubleshooting around potential issues that might arise - Recognising and sharing examples of good practice including local examples
!!DSL Dates for your Diary Autumn Winter 2019 Spring 2020!!
13 Aug
Twilight sessions for DSL’s and Deputy DSL’s … keep an eye on the Nexus Training calendar for more information and to book yourself on. DSL twilight local networking sessions – £30 per DSL 4-5.30pm Venues TBA NB free for those who have purchased the annual package and maintained Schools Dates Areas Advisor(s) 7th Oct Dorchester LD & AS 14 Oct, 15th Jan, 30th April North Dorset AS 11th Nov,14th Jan, 29th April West LD 4th Nov, 5th Feb, 11th May Dorchester AS 25th Nov, 4th Feb, 13th May Wimborne & Ferndown LD 9th Dec, 5th Mar, 2nd June Chesil AS 2nd Dec, 4th Mar, 3rd June Purbeck LD Termly DSL twilight targeted sessions on relevant safeguarding topics – £90 per DSL for all 3 sessions 4pm - 6pm Venues TBA NB free for those who have purchased the annual package and maintained Schools Dates Areas Advisors 1st Oct Purbeck Wimborne border LD & AS 18th Nov Chesil West border LD & AS 16th Dec North Dorchester border LD & AS 21st Jan Purbeck Wimborne border LD & AS 25th Feb Chesil West border LD & AS 10th Mar North Dorchester border LD & AS 21st Apr Purbeck Wimborne border LD & AS 19th May Chesil West border LD & AS 9th Jun North Dorchester border LD & AS
What Does it mean to be a Child in Care?
25 Jun
What are these events about? Understanding the problems and barriers children and young people in care, face. Putting yourself in a looked after child's shoes for the day. What will I learn? By the end of the day delegates will know what is like to be a child in care growing up in Dorset. How to form positive relationships with children and young people in care and how to work with moody teenagers and how to help them. Who is delivering this? These events are delivered by The Participation People and the training is led by children and young people in care. How to book a place Click on the link to book yourself a place Contact Learning and Development Children' Services 01305 224542 LandDchildrensservices@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
BSS Poster
03 Jun
BSS Team Poster 2019
Opportunity to join a charity board
21 May
The Arts Development Company are running a pilot programme to diversify arts, culture and heritage Boards and are keen to recruit fresh faces. Creative Sector Trusts, Charities and Community Interest Companies share a commitment to diversity and inclusivity so more people are represented and influence organisations as trustees and directors. This can be difficult to implement and to help change this the company have developed a free programme for people interested in becoming a Trustee or Board Director for an organisation within Dorset. For more information on the programme and to apply please see their Callout for Trustees page. For information on the work of the The Arts Development Company generally please see their website.
The Children's Bookshow!
21 May
We are delighted to welcome Michael Rosen to the Weymouth Pavilion, a brand new venue for The Children's Bookshow! As one of our finest children's poets and authors, the fifth Children's Laureate, and a passionate advocate of children's reading, Michael needs no introduction. His poetry performances have delighted audiences at The Children's Bookshow for many years with their humour, wit and verve. Join them for an exhilarating morning of poetry in performance. The show is on Monday 11 November 2019. It is an hour long and suitable for KS2. Children get to listen to Michael talk about his life and recite his brilliant poems. He gives them tips on how to write poetry and stories, plus they get the opportunity to ask questions. The Children's Bookshow have been working with Michael for many years, and find he is extremely popular with teachers and pupils alike for his inspirational qualities. Please see the attached flyer or contact Liz Neville 07866 311486 liz.bookshow@gmail.com.