Blaenau Gwent MyST Team Theraplay Workshop

16 May, 2024

#FCF24 Yesterday our Blaenau Gwent MyST team hosted a “Theraplay Workshop” Ideas to strengthen the bond between children and their caregivers through playful fun and nurturing activity ideas! Lovely time sharing ideas and discussing ideas. #Theraplay #fosterwales #FCF24 #fostercarerfortnight #nuturing #playful #fun #tools #buildingrelationships    

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Foster Carer Fortnight 13th-26th May 2024

13 May, 2024

A great start to Foster Care Fortnight 24!  “Bring something to the table” #Fostercarerfortnight #FCF24 #Thankyou #Diolch #Fostering #Fostercarers #FosterWales https://x.com/MySupportTeam_/status/1790003030949044267

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Grief and Loss: When a placement comes to an end.

2 May, 2024

In this MyST training we aim to offer a space to reflect on the grief and loss that may be experienced by carers when a placement comes to an end Learning outcomes: To understand why placements ending may raise feelings of grief and loss for carers. To explore what grief and loss can look like […]

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Sometimes we just need to reset! …

2 May, 2024

Sometimes we just need to reset! It is the little things that really make a difference… “when the going gets tough, the tough get going” and a successful reach to the top! . #freshair #breathe #workingtogether #animaltherapy #mysupportteam #strive #achievement #youcan #youdid.   https://x.com/MySupportTeam_/status/1785973430111625592

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How to work with blocked care.

24 April, 2024

In this training we aim to develop an understanding of the cycle of blocked trust. How to recognise blocked trust in ourselves and our young people. Understand how we may find ourselves in this cycle. Consider what support we may need to take a different approach. Reflect on the impact of being in blocked trust […]

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Working with Birth Families

9 April, 2024

In this training session we aim to ensure that Foster Carers are aware of legislation, standards, and guidelines in relation to contact with birth families. We will focus on • The opportunities versus the challenges with the chance to be reflective about supporting contact. • We will aim to provide you with opportunities to share […]

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Happy Easter/ Pasg Hapus

31 March, 2024

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Understanding transitions for children

21 March, 2024

Lots of children who have experienced developmental trauma can struggle with impact that change and transitions can bring. This training course is designed to: Explore why change may be difficult for a child who has experienced trauma. Explore the difference between expected and unexpected change and why this may be difficult for some children to […]

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Overcoming the Obstacles of Rupture and Repair: Why is it important?

21 March, 2024

All relationships endure times when there is a breakdown in the relationship, and overcoming these breakdowns is important to learn how to have healthy relationships. In this MyST training session, we will be looking at why rupture and repair is important, how we are affected by ruptures and the ways that we respond, and how […]

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Understanding the reasons why children looked-after may struggle with toileting.

21 March, 2024

In this MyST training session we will be looking at the emotional reasons why young people might have difficulties related to toileting, and how we can respond in ways which support our young people. We will also be thinking about the impact young people’s toileting difficulties has for us as carers. Learning Outcomes: Develop a […]

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