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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....

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...

Spring 2017 Newsletter

What we've been up to The Autumn term was filled with training courses, delivering programmes to families and more exciting ventures including becoming a finalist in Hertfordshire Business Awards! We ran 11 Level 1 courses and a further Level 2 course where people...

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...

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...

Autumn 2016 Newsletter

What we've been up to The summer term was filled with training courses, delivering programmes to families and new and exciting ventures! We ran 6 Level 1 courses, and 100 new people discovered the value of Protective Behaviours for themselves and their work. 16 people...

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...

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...

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...

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...