AIM week Feb 19th-23rd 2018 Manchester

A week of 6 AIM courses run at the Luther King Centre, manchester. Details as below;

AIM2 INITIAL ASSESSMENT

19/20 February 2018

PARTICIPANTS:         Social Workers, YOS, CAMH’s, voluntary sector and those working in the field of child protection

 PRICE:                           £ 270 per delegate

Aims and Objectives

Aim

To gain an understanding of the application of the AIM2 evidence/research based assessment tool for young people who display sexually harmful behaviour

Objectives

  • To provide an understanding of children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviour
  • To facilitate debate/discussion between participants related to case work experience
  • To de-mystify this area of work
  • To understand the importance, purpose and possibilities of working with families
  • To facilitate an AIM2 assessment session with a young person and to gain an understanding of the AIM2 framework through a case study exercise
  • To consider how to report the assessment findings in an appropriate format

The methodology employed will involve small group work, exercises and following a case study through the assessment process.

Timings: 9.30am start, finish 4.00.

 

ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION FOR

CHILDREN UNDER 12 WHO DISPLAY SEXUALLY HARMFUL BEHAVIOUR         

20/21 February 2018

PARTICIPANTS:         Social Workers, Youth Offending Teams, Children’s Charities, education staff and those working in the field of child protection

PRICE:                           £ 270 per delegate

Aims and Objectives

  • To provide assessment tools in line with current assessment processes under Working Together 2013 and Asset Plus
  • To provide information on programmes of work with children, family members, and their wider network
  • To give guidance on how to work with children under 12 years old with sexual behavioural problems

Timings: 9.30am start and 4.30pm finish

 

SUPERVISING STAFF WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE WHO SEXUALLY HARM:

   A two-day training programme for managers and supervisors

                 22/23 February 2018

PARTICIPANTS:         Social Workers, YOS, CAMH’s, voluntary sector and those working in the field of child protection

 PRICE:                           £ 270 per delegate

Aims and Objectives

Aim

The pivotal influence of effective supervision as a foundation for safe practice with children and young people is well established. This two-day course aims to support managers within Youth Justice, Children’s Social Care and CAMH’s to deliver safe and effective supervision to staff working with young people who have sexually harmed.

Objectives

  • To familiarise delegates with the key theoretical frameworks which underpin AIM2 assessment and intervention tools
  • To define and understand what makes this work personally and professionally challenging
  • To discuss the functions of supervision, use of a supervision contract
  • To understand how their own supervisory history impacts on their supervisory style and the importance of exploring the supervision history of supervisees
  • Use of the supervision cycle
  • To explore the impact this work may have on staff, linked to effective child care practice. How to manage the emotional impact
  • To provide a safe environment to rehearse supervisory skills

AIM TRAINING IN RESPECT OF SIBLING HSB

23 FEBRUARY 2018

PARTICIPANTS:         Social Workers, Family Support Workers, YOS, CAMHS and those working in the field of child protection

 PRICE:         £140 per delegate

Understanding the Impact of Sibling Sexually Harmful Behaviour on Family Relationships and Exploring Appropriate Therapeutic Interventions

Aim:

To raise awareness of the existence of sibling sexually harmful behaviour and increase professional confidence in managing and responding therapeutically to these families

Objectives:

  • To provide information from research and practice about the prevalence and characteristics of sibling sexually harmful behaviour
  • To identify the family context where sibling sexually harmful behaviour is more likely to occur
  • To discuss the responses to disclosures of sibling sexually harmful behaviour with particular reference to denial and minimisation
  • To explore the impact of sibling sexually harmful behaviour on the victim, perpetrator and family relationships
  • To explore safety issues that arise in these families
  • With the assistance of case studies to explore the treatment approaches available including the usefulness of a restorative justice approach
  • To highlight the importance of inter-agency and multi-disciplinary working

 

TECHNOLOGY-ASSISTED HARMFUL SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR TRAINING       

23 FEBRUARY 2018

PARTICIPANTS:

LA Social Care Staff, YOT staff and front line practitioners working with adolescent males who may be sexually harming through the internet.

PRICE:                  £140 PER DELEGATE 

This course is in support of the recently published Technology-Assisted HSB Practice Guidance.

Aim:

Understanding how technology may facilitate sexual offending among adolescents poses many challenges for professionals. This course will help practitioners better formulate judgements about risk in the context of recent research from NSPCC caseloads.

To book email the AIM Project  aimproject@msn.com or adamsonchristina@hotmail.co.uk

or ring 07788286698

or download the booking form bookfebAIMweek and email it back to AIM