Promoting a Therapeutic Environment in Children’s Residential Care Homes training

This course provides the practical toolkit and core learning for carers in residential children’s homes to be able to work therapeutically. Working in this way will ensure that children’s need for connection and love is recognised and addressed.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • Your sense of safety
  • Therapeutic parenting
  • Parenting with PACE
  • A therapeutic home (TRCH)
  • Beginning with safety
  • Making sense of behaviour
  • Responding to impulsive behaviour
  • The importance of trust
  • Emotional literacy
  • Managing conflict in a TRCH
  • Boundaries
  • Routines, rituals and rhythms
  • Creating safe and trusting relationships
This course has been designed for carers in residential children’s homes who want to learn how to work therapeutically with the children in their care.
The online version of this course will take 4 Hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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Promoting a Therapeutic Environment in Children’s Residential Care Homes eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Promoting a Therapeutic Environment in Children’s Residential Care Homes course

This course will enable you to understand:

  • The importance of reflecting on our own experience and feelings to make better sense of what is going on for a child in your care.
  • What matters in developing a therapeutic environment in a residential children’s home – and how to achieve it.
  • The primary role of safety for both team members and children – and how to integrate safety into every aspect of the home’s functioning.
  • Roles and responsibilities.

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