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Resilience Task Force – a personal and professional journey

June 2020 saw the launch of the Resilience Task Force campaign, with national media coverage across print, broadcast and a significant response on social media. The impact we saw was a long way from the time I spent ruminating in the garden between meetings during lockdown 1.0, feeling frustrated and concerned that the Government [...]

2021-02-10T15:08:41+00:00February 10th, 2021|Resilience Task Force|0 Comments

The Science Behind Adverse Childhood Experiences

Never has it been so important that we truly consider what impact the last six months and what’s happening now, may have on our young people. Schools and education providers across the country (and in fact the world) will play a pivotal role in supporting young people, through what for many will be significant [...]

2021-02-04T12:58:31+00:00September 17th, 2020|Childhood adversity, Routine Enquiry|0 Comments

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE), Trauma and Resilience for Schools Post Pandemic

The online seminars I ran earlier this month on Childhood Adversity, Trauma and Resilience were oversubscribed and as a result I had a lot of requests to repeat these events. I have specifically been asked to put on similar introductory seminars with a focus on schools. So, I am hosting two virtual seminars on [...]

Association of Child Protection Professionals’ Podcast with Tammy Banks

The Association of Child Protection Professionals (AoCPP) regularly produces a podcast to share information on child protection and safeguarding topics. I joined Tammy Banks, AoCPP Interim Consultant Director, for a special episode on trauma, adversity and resilience in the context of a public health crisis. The conversation with Tammy was fantastic, and we covered [...]

2021-02-04T13:06:19+00:00August 22nd, 2020|Child protection, Routine Enquiry|0 Comments

Responding to the psychosocial aftermath of the pandemic

Alongside a number of experts in trauma-informed practice, I supported a webinar for NHS professionals which explored ideas and solutions to responding to the psychosocial aftermath of the pandemic. I’m always pleased to be able to contribute to events such as this, as it supports the direction of travel for the [...]

The Wellbeing Show with Noel McDermott

I recently joined Noel McDermott on his Wellbeing Show to discuss the proposed Resilience Task Force and the call to Government about the need for a cross-sector, multi-agency response to the aftermath of the pandemic, which will ultimately see social and psychological consequences for front-line workers, support seeking people and society at large. [...]

2020-07-04T15:15:23+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Mental health|0 Comments

In conversation with Lisa Cherry – the Trauma Resonance Resilience webinar

I was really pleased to be invited to Lisa’s Trauma Resonance Resilience webinar, where we discussed ACEs, trauma and social change. Lisa is an expert in her field and being able to join her was a privilege. In the webinar, we covered some of the challenges of applying the bio-medical model [...]

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Trauma & Resilience

The topic of trauma-informed practice has never been more relevant. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown – and in its aftermath – we need to consider the role of childhood adversity and subsequent traumatising experiences in the lives of the people we are supporting. Social and psychological problems have been increasing [...]

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