Autism Awareness

Children’s Quarter offers training in Autism Awareness for staff and volunteers delivering services to children and young people. A 3 hour introduction with trainers from Resources for Autism. Participants will: •  Understand what autism is and how it can impact daily life •  Gain increased confidence in working communicating and interacting with autistic people • …Read moreRead more

Designated Safeguarding Lead

CQ Member, St Pauls Trust, is offering two day Designated Safeguarding Lead and a day DSL Refresher courses on Thursdays 19th/26th January and 2nd February respectively. DSL Training 19th/26th January The certified 2-day DSL training course will qualify you with the necessary knowledge required to be a competent Safeguarding Lead in your setting. You will…Read moreRead more

Safeguarding 19 December 2.30-5.30pm

Children’s Quarter offers Basic Safeguarding: training for new staff and volunteers. Free for CQ members and groups offering sessions as part of Bring it On Brum! Led by Our Place Training Facilitators, this 3 hour course is appropriate for new staff and volunteers in particular working in inclusive services. It will develop know-how and build…Read moreRead more

Inclusive Youth Work

Two full days training for youth workers, community groups and anyone looking to involve disabled and vulnerable young people. Enjoy learning to: •Create proactive welcomes •Engage effectively with young people and their families •Invest in comprehensive and creative planning •Include disabled young people who are most at risk of isolation.   Led by Simbi Folarin…Read moreRead more

Leadership in the Mirror

    “Not a dull deconstruction or mapping of your management skill gaps and assets, but an illumination of your leadership…” This day course is for everyone who leads on service delivery for children and young people. Cost is £35 for CQ Members and £70 for non-Members and includes lunch. Thursday 9 June 10-3pm Coronation…Read moreRead more

People Power – sharing skills for inclusion

Children’s Quarter is a cooperative alliance that brings people together… as staff, volunteers, parents and carers, trustees, funders, researchers and policy-makers, children and young people. We all have skills, ideas, experience and passion that translate – through the groups and organisations that make up the CQ Co-op and the services we run – into social…Read moreRead more

Suicide Prevention Training, Birmingham 17 Oct

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people in the UK.  At increased risk: disabled children and young people; those who are excluded and feel isolated from society including through autism, mental health or other special needs.  This half-day workshop is aimed at practitioners who come into regular contact with young people but who aren’t…Read moreRead more

Youth Work Introductory Training, Birmingham

Explore personal and professional motivations for working with young people; what is ‘youth work’, our values and working with groups. Suitable for individuals who are working with young people in informal spaces. This course runs as Six Sessions during October and November 2019 Wednesday 16 Oct 6.30pm – 9pm Wednesday 23 Oct 6.30pm – 9pm…Read moreRead more

Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief Training, Birmingham 26 Sept

Training presented by Children’s Quarter and Our Place on Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief (CALFB) at All Saints Youth Project behind All Saints Centre 2 Vicarage Road B14 7RA; 9am-3pm on 26 September.  Fee is  £30 for members and supporters of Children’s Quarter and £50 for non-members.   You can join Children’s Quarter from…Read moreRead more

Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief – Training

Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief CPD-accredited training in Edgbaston, Birmingham 10am-3pm Thursday 4 July 2019    Abuse linked to a belief in spirit possession and witchcraft can be difficult for professionals to accept, understand and identify.  Yet high profile cases of child cruelty including those of Victoria Climbié, Khyra Ishaq and Kristy Bamu show Child…Read moreRead more