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Morris the bear (formerly Norris) Summer 2017

It’s been a long while since I put my words onto paper and a few things have changed so I thought it would be a good idea to write another blog for the Families Feeling Safe website. Apart from a change of name (it’s a long story) I have also reviewed my network. Tulip and […]

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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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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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Norris’s Blog (5)

This week I am writing about my little holiday in Suffolk. I have been working very hard with my friends at Families Feeling Safe, developing the programme for children and their parent or carer and I decided on a few days away by the sea. I was a bit nervous about going to a new […]

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Norris’s Blog (4)

It was our last session at St Andrews school on Friday and I was feeling really excited and happy as I had enjoyed the sessions with the children and their grown-ups. I felt very welcome in their school and they were so kind and friendly. I also felt a little bit sad because it was […]

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Secondary school group for students with ADHD

The Head of Year 8 at a local secondary school approached Families Feeling Safe about running a Protective Behaviours group with some boys with ADHD. He had spent a lot of time investigating possible ways to support the boys who were all at risk of exclusion. Although there were services to support the parents of […]

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Norris’s Blog (3)

On Friday I was feeling grumpy, grumpy, grumpy. I’m not really sure why, sometimes I just wake up like that and I felt hot and bothered. The children felt concerned about me and it was comforting to know that they care about me. I think they are a lovely group of children. It’s helped me […]

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