Training Events

Barnardos suite of training for professionals, based on best practice principles when working with children and families, is open to participants from a wide range of organisations across the community, voluntary, statutory, public and private sectors. We also offer courses through our Post-Adoption Service, such as courses for adopted adults and adoptive families. See the list below for our current courses.

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Children First, Child Protection Training Webinar

26 July 2022 9.30am to 12.30pm Webinar - online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 9.30am to 12.30pm on 26th & 27th July 2022. The aim of this webinar is to equip those who work with children with the skills and knowledge that are necessary to deal with child protection issues in line with the Children First National Guidance for Protection and Welfare of Children (2017).

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Webinar: Designated Liaison Person Training

05 September 2022 10am-1pm Webinar Online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10am-1pm on 5th and 6th September 2022 The aim of this 2 part webinar is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills that are necessary to carry out the role of Designated Liaison Person (DLP) effectively and with competence. This training is suitable for newly appointed and established DLPs who have completed one day Children First Child Protection Training in the past 3 years. A strong working knowledge of Children First 2017 is required.

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Children First, Child Protection Training Webinar

06 September 2022 10.00am to 1.00pm Webinar - online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10.00am to 1.00pm on 6th and 7th September 2022. The aim of this webinar is to equip those who work with children with the skills and knowledge that are necessary to deal with child protection issues in line with the Children First National Guidance for Protection and Welfare of Children (2017).

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Webinar: Introduction to Reflective Practice in Early Years and School-aged Childcare

13 September 2022 7.00pm to 9.00pm Webinar Online

The aim of this webinar is to assist participants to begin or continue to reflect on their own practice as they engage with clients and colleagues. Participants will have the opportunity to look at some examples of reflective tools and exercises where they can identify some of the characteristics of different types of reflection. This event is suitable to professionals working with children and families in a range of education, social care, youth and community settings.

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Webinar: Making the Most of Supervision (3 day course for Supervisors)

20 September 2022 10.00am to 5.00pm Online

The training is held over 3 days on Tuesday 20th/ Wednesday 21st September & Wednesday 19th October 2022 The aim of this course is to generate a positive relationship between supervisor and supervisee focusing on quality practice and, through this, to inspire and motivate staff in their work. Please note – This training programme requires a minimum number of participants to attend to ensure participants experience the full benefit from it and will be postponed if this number is not achieved.

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Webinar: An Introduction to Supervision in Early Learning and Care

28 September 2022 7.00pm to 9.00pm Webinar Online

The aim of this workshop is to give guidance on the development and implementation of a supervision structure in an Early Learning and Care setting. This workshop is suitable for those working in Early Childhood Care and Education who are currently supervising early years educators/students. This training will be helpful for early learning and care providers, putting in place processes to meet regulatory requirements on staff supervision

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Webinar: Supporting Parents Where There are Developmental Concerns

13 October 2022 7.00pm to 9.00pm Webinar Online

This workshop is suitable for Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare educators who communicate with parents and offer support, in relation to the services concerns about a child’s development. Early years educators are well placed to identify potential developmental or behavioural issues that might arise for a child at an early stage and it is crucially important that these are acted upon in a timely manner .

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