Oct
22
1:00 PM13:00

NHS Blood Donations

NHS Blood and Transplant will be collecting blood donations on Monday 22nd October 2018 at Resource For London, between 13:00 and 19:00.

Please visit our website www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 23 23, to check eligibility and book an appointment to donate blood

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Oct
23
9:30 AM09:30

cliniQ Conference THM2018

cliniQ CIC are having our 5th International Conference Trans Health Matters on 23rd October 2018. For the first time we have invited our friends and colleagues at Clinic-T Brighton to partner with us in bring this conference together.

Who is this Conference for? The Conference will be of interest to trans and non-binary people. Nurses, Doctors. Sexual Health and HIV Clinicians. GP's. NGO's. Commissioners. Local Authorities. Therapists. Counsellors and Holistic Wellbeing Practitioners.

Trans Health Matters is a series of conferences by cliniQ CIC (www.cliniQ.org.uk) Holistic Wellbeing, Sexual Health and HIV service led, delivered, designed by trans and non binary people for trans and non binary people. Our team at cliniQ includes trans and cis people working together to advance and specialise in holistic trans health.

For more info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trans-health-matters-2018-cliniq-5th-conference-in-partnership-with-clinic-t-tickets-48773674373

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Nov
1
9:00 AM09:00

The Traveller Movement-National Conference 2018

Beyond the tick box: the impact of institutional bias & discrimination on Gypsy Roma and Traveller communities.

Who Should Attend?
The conference will provide an ideal information sharing, gathering and networking opportunity for:
 Gypsy, Traveller, Roma community members
 Local Authority employees, planners etc.
 Elected members
 Community workers
 Prison and Parole staff
 Police
 Legal professionals
 Social services
 Health workers
 Teachers
 Youth workers
 Civil Servants
 Statutory service providers
 Media Professionals

For more information, please visit the link .

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Nov
5
6:00 PM18:00

Recovering From Trauma: 3 Research Backed Ways To Heal Your Childhood Trauma

Featuring Talks on Neurofeedback, TRE and Trauma Constellations

Childhood/early developmental trauma (also known as Complex PTSD or Adverse Childhood Experiences) is something which is finally being recognised as something which can have a massive impact on our lives even as adults from conditions such as hyper-vigilance, problems with relationships and recurring unhelpful patterns.

In this evening presentation, the first of its kind in London, three practitioners of different approaches to helping people heal their trauma will give you an introduction into their approach, how they work and how it can help you - or the clients you work with if you are a counselor or therapist - finally find relief from your symptoms.

 

Visit tinyurl.com/recoveringfromtrauma for more info.

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Nov
7
10:00 AM10:00

PAC UK - Living with an angry child

Living with an angry child is exhausting and, at times, debilitating: so many of our adopted or fostered children are angry. Holly van Gulden has empathy and knowledge and combines all of this with good humour.  Put this seminar on your ‘must attend’ calendar!

To register: https://www.pac-uk.org/training/event-registration/?ee=337

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Nov
8
1:30 PM13:30

Banished Behind Bars - a Festival Of Social Science 2018 event

Concerned about the treatment of asylum seekers in the UK? Join this debate and share your views...

Organised by the University of Essex, this event is open to the public and is particularly aimed at individuals working with refugees, or having personally sought asylum in the UK.

So if you're interested in exploring the challenges of the UK asylum system, where people may find themselves detained indefinitely, having committed no crime and with no known release date, then this event is a chance for you to share your experience.

Join Dr Zibiah Alfred Loakthar from the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, from 1.30pm - 5pm on Thursday 8th November at Resource For London in London. Meet leading academics, NGO workers, policy makers, archivists and human rights activists, as they discuss the UK asylum system.

Click here to reserve your place now. This event is part of the nationwide Festival Of Social Science and is completely free of charge.

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Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

APDO - Starting A Professional Organising Business

Training for professional organisers, led by two of the UK's most experienced POs: Ingrid Jansen (Organise Your House & APDO Immediate Past President) and Sarah Bickers (Free Your Space and APDO head of membership). All sessions will be lively, informative and interactive with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and share tips.

For tickets and more info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/starting-a-professional-organising-business-london-saturday-17-november-2018-tickets-47464746334

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Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Caspari Foundation - Using Winnicott to rethink schools and schooling

Tamara Bibby, independent researcher and writer will be presenting, using material from her new book 'The creative self: psychoanalysis, teaching & learning in the classroom'. and drawing on her work at UCL and the Institute of Education, London.

For more info: http://www.caspari.org.uk/therapists/saturday-lectures-2.html

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Nov
17
2:30 PM14:30

AGIP Annual Lecture - ‘Hysteria, Hypnotism, and Art of the Fin de Siècle: The Raising of the Unconscious’

Association for Group and Individual Psychotherapy

Annual Lecture

‘Hysteria, Hypnotism, and Art of the Fin de Siècle:

The Raising of the Unconscious’

Speaker: Lindsay Wells

In this talk, with a full PowerPoint display, Lindsay Wells explores the cultural, artistic, and scientific environment of the ‘Fin de Siècle’ of 1900, which marked the publication of Freud’s ‘The Interpretation of Dreams’, and when dreams, the imagination, and the unconscious were finding a new, creative and clinical, significance.

Lindsay Wells is an experienced psychoanalytic psychotherapist, supervisor, and teacher. In June 2016, Karnac Books published his novel (written under the pen-name of William Rose) ‘The Strange Case of Madeleine Seguin’, which is set in the period and environment described above.

To book this event go to: www.eventbrite.com - £30 AGIP members, £12 trainees, £35 non-AGIP, £40 on the door

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Dec
12
1:00 PM13:00

NHS Blood Donations

NHS Blood and Transplant will be collecting blood donations on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at Resource For London, between 13:00 and 19:00.

Please visit our website www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 23 23, to check eligibility and book an appointment to donate blood

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Dec
31
1:00 PM13:00

NHS Blood Donations

NHS Blood and Transplant will be collecting blood donations on Monday 31st December 2018 at Resource For London.

Please visit our website www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 23 23, to check eligibility and book an appointment to donate blood

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Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

RSPH Award in Nutrition for Health

Organised by Care in Training Limited, this one day, Ofqual regulated course offers evidence-based knowledge of the relationship between diet and health, and an understanding of specific nutrients required for optimal health across the lifespan.

Free for individuals 70 years of age or older.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rsph-level-2-award-in-nutrition-and-health-tickets-50308257352

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Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

Nightrider Charity Launch for 2019

Nightrider is back for 2019, and we’ll be celebrating our 10th anniversary. All charities are welcome to come along on 4 October to hear how they can get involved in this successful charity cycling event. Become and Charity Partner and start raising funds!

For more info: www.nightrider.org.uk

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Oct
4
8:30 AM08:30

4allofus - Antibiotic Stewardship for Animal Health & Food

At the Antibiotic Stewardship for Animal Health & Food conference on 4th October, delegates will hear about best practice across sectors and leave having identified levers necessary for change, and with an understanding of how individual and corporate actions can be mobilized to address the AMR crisis.

For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/antibiotic-stewardship-for-animal-health-food-tickets-47464307020

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Oct
1
to Oct 2

Witnessing resistance to “trauma” and interpersonal & political violence; a social justice approach A workshop with Vikki Reynolds

Visit www.theint.co.uk for details

In this experiential workshop Vikki presents an alternative approach to work with ‘trauma’, from an ethical stance for justice-doing, which focuses on the resistance of victims of violence and oppression. This is as opposed to attending primarily to the details of the trauma, which can be re-traumatizing for both the person and the front-line worker. Resisting the neutral and medicalized language of ‘trauma’, we will name rape culture, torture and political violence, poverty and other systemic contexts of social injustice that are often hidden in individualized talk. Honouring the wisdom of the people we work alongside in their resistance to abuses of power brings forward their agency and wisdom. Locating sites of resistance, and witnessing the resistance capacities of the people we work alongside, can create identities of knowledge, autonomy and strength, as opposed to victim/survivor identities, or other spoiled identities.

You can find many free articles and keynotes on Vikki’s website, www.vikkireynolds.ca

London:                     October 1st & 2nd 2018

 2-day attendance - £200 + VAT

1-day attendance - £110 + VAT

 It is possible to attend the first day of the two day workshop on its own, but it is not possible to attend the second day on its own.

Visit www.theint.co.uk for details

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Sep
18
9:30 AM09:30

The Centre for Youth Impact Gathering 2018

The Centre for Youth Impact is hosting its fourth annual Gathering on Tuesday 18 September 2018. The event will focus on the relationship between impact, power and change.

For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-centre-for-youth-impact-gathering-2018-impact-power-and-change-tickets-46708485337?platform=hootsuite

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Aug
15
9:00 AM09:00

BMER Young People Together for Employment Rights Workshop - ROTA

An interactive workshop on employment rights and the importance of community collective action. Looking at the rise in precarious labour and bogus self employment, the aim is to empower young people and their communities with the knowledge to politically engage with the issue of discrimination and exploitation in the workplace. 

For more info: https://www.rota.org.uk/content/bmer-young-people-together-employment-rights

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Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Projects Abroad

Abroad is the leading global organiser of volunteer placements operating in 30 countries across the world.

Sign up here for this Information Event to find out more: https://www.projects-abroad.co.uk/about-us/information-events/

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Jul
12
2:00 PM14:00

Journey to Justice Taster Event

You are invited to a taster session to hear about the UK-wide work of Journey to Justice. We will explore how we can use this opportunity to galvanise people to take action for social justice through learning about human rights movements and the arts.

Help bring the Journey to Justice travelling exhibition programme to Islingto. The focus will be on less known stories of women, men and children's role in the UK and US civil rights movements and local struggles for freedom.

We will celebrate Islington’s human rights history and look at how we can work together in the future.

For more information on Journey to Justice go to: http://journeytojustice.org.uk/ 
Attendance is free. Get more information by emailing: mike@resourceforlondon.org
 

Sign up via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-journey-to-justice-islington-taster- session-tickets-46320915104

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Jul
9
1:00 PM13:00

NHS Blood Donations

NHS Blood and Transplant will be collecting blood donations on Monday 9th July 2018 at Resource For London, between 13:00 and 19:00.

Please visit our website www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 23 23, to check eligibility and book an appointment to donate blood

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Jul
7
1:30 PM13:30

BIRDS IN A CAGE - The case of Ahed Tamimi and other Palestinian minors held in the Israeli prisons

Roosevelt Movement UK

Together with Israeli historian, professor and social activist, Ilan Pappe', we will be hosting an important debate whose aim is to move hearts and minds on a very sad example of failing to protect human rights: the widely reported story of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenage activist who is serving an eight-month prison sentence for having confronted an Israeli soldier, and the brutal conditions that other Palestinians minors have to endure whilst being detained in the Israeli prisons.

The event will also include the projection of parts of the exclusive interview that journalist Abby Martin did with Ahed Tamimi for Telesur, then translated by Pandora TV, and the touching performances by various artists on the topic. Members of the audience will also be able to join in the debate during the Q&A session, when they will be invited to share their own viewpoint on the subject.

For more information, please see: https://www.facebook.com/events/458629644557048/ and https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birds-in-a-cage-the-case-of-ahed-tamimi-and-other-palestinian-minors-held-in-the-israeli-prison-tickets-47142094273?ref=eios&aff=eios

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Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Relaunching Reconnect @ a Refugee Week Event

“Strengthening the Capacity of Reconnect to Support Refugees into Higher Education”

As part of the commemoration of World Refugee Week, Reconnect will relaunch its key projects to support refugees into higher education

For further information and to confirm your attendance, please contact Theodros Abraham on theodros@reconnectonline.org.uk or 0207 697 4065

 

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Jun
19
9:00 AM09:00

The Community Agenda

What does the current climate look like for BAMER community organisations operating in London? The forum will have themed workshops and conferences, identifying the most important issues and needs of BAMER communities over the next 12 months, largely informed by the recent Integrated Communities Strategy green paper and the Mayor’s strategy for social integration. If you are a representative of a BAMER community or RMCO in London, please get in touch if you would like to be a part of the project!

Our first conference will be held on Tuesday 19th June at Resource for London. This will be a full day event which coincides with Refugee Week. We hope to use the event as an opportunity to celebrate the success stories of refugee women and to discuss the challenges that they still face.The key issues that we will be discussing, with regard to women's experiences, are:

  • Access to higher education
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • The asylum process
  • Please sign up (free) using the link below, as spaces are strictly limited.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-community-agenda-inspiration-and-resilience-voices-of-refugee-women-tickets-46563633080?aff=efbeventtix

 

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Jun
19
to Jun 21

PHOLA Workshop

Spend 2 and half day in a COURRAGE skills building workshop with Ncazelo Ncube-Mlilo, a Narrative Therapist and Psychosocial Specialist from South Africa. The training is for mental health and psychosocial practitioners whose work is to support people affected by violence and abuse. COURRAGE is a counselling methodology that seeks to support women and others who have experienced trauma to reclaim a sense pride and power. 

Day One: Registration 9:00 for a 9:30 Start – End 17:00
Day Two: Registration 9:00 for a 9:30 Start – End 17:00
Day Three: Registration 09:00 for a 9:30 Start – End 14:00
Participants are expected to attend all the days.

Organisations: £345
Students: £210
Normal Fee: £320

All proceeds from the training will go towards the establishment of a PHOLA Womens Shelter to support women who have experienced violence and abuse in informal settlements in Northen Johannesburg, South Africa.

To book your seat, write to phola.org@gmail.com or Ncazelo@yahoo.com

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Jun
16
9:30 AM09:30

Linguistpd Workshop: ‘Looking After Ourselves With Tenderness'

Facilitated by Dr Wendy McIntosh. 

This one day workshop will focus on ways to look after ourselves as we provide care for the clients we see.

Using experiential learning (psychodrama) a number of themes will be explored during the day including Vicarious Trauma and Transference / Counter Transference. The content will be contained within the framework of professional boundaries.

Having clear boundaries with clients, family of clients, colleagues and peers is one way of looking after self. In this workshop the facilitator will integrate the importance of being tender with oneself in order to have tenderness for and with others—even when experiencing high levels of stress.

For more information: https://linguistpd.co.uk/

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