Recent feedback for the Intermediate Course from an experienced social worker

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I am seeing how without the right training or understanding it is easy as a carer or professional working with a complex child to start to feel very negative feelings. I used to work in residential care however I had no training, it left me feeling emotionally drained, stressed, like a failure. Sometimes my responses won't have been great.  I can now see that for parents who have other stresses in their lives it is easy to start responding to negative behaviour in an equally negative way which…

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Readiness for Change: How would you describe You?

 
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In my work with schools, parents and young people, I often hear people talking about the fact that they feel they have tried everything to engage parents, but the parents don't want to come along.  Or I hear parents saying that they have tried everything to interest their child, but their child is not interested.  I sometimes hear parents saying that they have tried to get their school interested in some training but the school have not been interested.  And sometimes I hear peopl…

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