Fostering and Social Care Services Events – Elephant in the Room

Unveiling the Elephant in the Room – Talking About Difficult Things
Friday 19th March 2021 9.30am – 1pm

Throughout 2021 The Mulberry Bush and Orb8 are hosting a series of events for fostering and social care services. Bookings are open now for the next two events in the series ‘Foster Care & Therapeutic Communication: Using Relationships as a Bridge’ and ‘Unveiling the Elephant in the Rom: Talking About Difficult Things’. 

Further details about both of these events can be found below along with information about our ‘Early Bird’ booking offers for both events which offer you the chance to book your ticket for each event for just £10!

Online via Zoom

Learning Objectives:
To improve confidence in talking with children about painful things
To be better able to contain difficult feelings
To be able to discuss uncomfortable issues in a safe way
UTo help resolve and work through issues through relational work


09.30 – 09.40 Welcome and Introductions.
09.40 – 10.10  Marya Hemmings (The Mulberry Bush Third Space)
Children and their Offending Family – Where to Begin? 10.10 – 10.20
Q&A 10.20 – 10.40
Small Group Discussion 10.40 – 11.10 Clair Hall (HMP Gartree): 

Books by Prisoners for their Children 11.10 – 11.20
Q&A 11.20 – 12.00
Small Groups 12.00 – 12.10
Short Break 12.10 – 12.40
Roanna Bond and Kim Hardie (Ash Eton Therapeutic Community, Kent and Medway NHS Trust

Experiential Drama Therapy Workshop 12.40 – 13.00
Q&A and Plenary Discussion – Where do we go from here?

Early Bird Ticket OfferBook your ticket by the 12th March for just £10 (after this date tickets will cost £20)   Book Your Ticket Here

Registered Charity Number: 309565