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Developing Foundations for Community of Best Practice

Thursday December 10, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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This workshop provides practitioner’s with the knowledge and skills on how to develop a foundation for best practice across the organisation to ensure all intervention is collaborative, systemic, culturally sensitive, child centred and family focused.

This training provides information on how to embed a service system that supports and encourages the building of the necessary scaffolding through many avenues including leadership, mentoring, education, supervision, reflective practice for the practitioner in order to encourage and support best practice and continuous improvement to prevent stress, burnout or vicarious trauma.

Building Foundations for Best Practice  


  • Community of Practice
  • Theoretical frameworks
  • Collaborative practice
    • Develop a systemic approach
  • Trauma Informed Care & Practice (TICP)
    • Embed TICP principles into practice
  • Leadership theoretical frameworks, styles & functions
    • Peer leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Building capacity of mentoring support
  • Supervision theoretical frameworks, styles & functions
    • Group supervision
    • Supervising volunteers
    • Barriers to supervision
    • Transition from colleague to leadership role
  • Creating a learning culture
    • Theoretical frameworks
    • How to identify strengths, constraints & strategies
  • Reflective Practice theoretical frameworks
    • How to embed reflective practice sessions
  • Stress Management, Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care

Learning outcomes

  • How to embed Trauma Informed Care & Practice principles across the organisation
  • How to work collaboratively and in partnerships across the organisation and with other services.
  • The theoretical frameworks, styles, functions of leadership and how to foster these skills across the organisation.
  • Supervision theories, models, styles, functions and how to embed effective supervision for everyone across the organisation.
  • How to create a learning environment & culture, to ensure continuous improvement.
  • The theoretical frameworks of reflective practice and how to foster and nurture these skills in practitioners.
  • How to identify stress, burnout, vicarious trauma and develop strategies for self-care.


6 hours split into 2 x 3 hour modules over two days.

Thursday 10th December and Friday 11th December 2020


Thursday December 10, 2020
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OoHC, Residential Care, Child and Family Services, Frontline Staff, Supervisors
3.0 Hrs
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