Norris Blog 4

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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Norris’s Blog (2)

I was at St Andrews School again on Friday with Tulip, Violet, Sue and Sally. It was a lovely sunny day and I was looking forward to having a day out. When we arrived at the school though, I got my “uh-oh” feelings and was feeling suddenly quite nervous about coming out of my sleeping […]

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Norris says ‘Hello’

Norris has been thinking about his experience at St Andrews School in Stanstead Abbotts on Friday and would like to say: “I met some new people today at St Andrews Primary School in Stanstead Abbotts and I was a bit nervous. At first I felt worried about coming out of my cosy sleeping bag, it was so […]

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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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L2 25-27 Jan 16

PBs Level 2 training course

Fiona and Dave ran a Protective Behaviours Level 2 (Intermediate) training course in Hoddesdon on 25-27 January 2016. The course was fully booked with 16 people who primarily came from schools and family support services. The three day course offered participants the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the Protective Behaviours process and to gain […]

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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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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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