Author Archive | Fiona Benjamin

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Protective Behaviours Network Meeting June

We had the pleasure of facilitating a PBs network meeting recently. Thank you to all who attended and for showing us and telling us about some of the amazing resources and practical ideas that you use with children and their families. What a difference these make to feelings of safety, self-esteem and self-empowerment and putting […]

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Herts BA 20th Anniversary

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Hertfordshire Business Awards  We became a finalist in the Hertfordshire Business Awards as a Social Enterprise. We are so pleased to have recently been chosen. We evaluate all of our programmes and training with the children, parents, carers and professionals with whom we work and it feels really exciting to have this independent validation of […]

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Herts BA 20th Anniversary

Finalist!

Hertfordshire Business Awards 2016 – Finalist! We are so pleased to have recently been chosen as a Finalist in the Hertfordshire Business Awards 2016 Social Enterprise category! We evaluate all of our programmes and training with the children, parents, carers and professionals with whom we work and it feels really exciting to have this independent […]

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Domestic Abuse Forum Conference

Stevenage & North Herts Domestic Abuse Forum have arranged a conference on Saturday 15th October 9am-1pm. Places are also open to people in other areas of Hertfordshire. We are delighted to have been invited to speak at the conference and have a stand. We hope you’ll be able to come along.   It is FREE to […]

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Autumn 2016 Newsletter

Coming Soon We are currently developing an exciting animation project in partnership with Leeds University on Bullying, Domestic Abuse and Predatory Behaviour. These have been based on research findings on children’s problem solving abilities in these situations. More information to follow soon!

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Herts for Learning Courses

Families Feeling Safe are working in Partnership with Herts for Learning and are providing 2 Level 1 (Foundation) training courses this term (in Stevenage & Hemel Hempstead). They are for all Primary and Secondary staff including SLT, Teachers and Teaching Assistants. Please book your place as soon as possible directly with Herts for Learning (their […]

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What if?

One Step Removed card game.  Today we received some lovely feedback from a school family worker (who also facilitates the Families Feeling Safe Programme) ” I today used the What if.. One Step Removed resources from your website with a 13 year old girl with educational needs – very successful, she really engaged and was able […]

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DSPL3 SENCO Conference on Anxiety

Last Friday, 16th October, Fiona and Dave attended the conference at Fanhams Hall in Ware. It was a great opportunity to hear other speakers such as  Naina Cowell and Ceri Roberts, from the Educational Psychology Team,  talking about ‘Reducing Our Own Anxiety’, Jayne Wright, PSHCE Education Adviser giving an introduction to ‘Mindfulness – Helping Children to Reduce […]

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We all have the right to feel safe

Website launch

Welcome to our new website! Dave and I both hope you’ll find the website information helpful. If you’ve attended our Protective Behaviours training or have attended one of our programmes, please check the resources section to find some free Protective Behaviours downloads.

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