Red Dragonfly Services offers experienced, inspiring and engaging trainers to help you to achieve great results with children and young people. The list below is not exhaustive and we can tailor our training to meet your needs. Please get in touch to discuss what you are looking for.


Developing a Therapeutic Approach


Attachment fundamentals: How our attachment experience shapes us; the impact of an insecure attachment and approaches that help when working with troubled children and young people.


Brain Training: Understanding the impact of developmental trauma on brain development, and how to support recovery


The Right Tools: Approaches that work with troubled children and young people: PACE – a therapeutic ‘attitude’; PIE – a therapeutic environment and Mindsight – knowing yourself and your triggers.


Rise to the Challenge: Work with young people who challenge us – Using PACE to form positive helping relationships with teenagers who have been hurt, and Mindsight to know yourself.


Cooling the Hot Spots: Practical skill development for responding therapeutically to challenge


Mindfulness for Carers: How to survive and be effective in a difficult environment.

"I want to go to work to start putting things into practice from today – I feel optimistic and hopeful for how I can be a better worker in the future."    


"Very good facilitators who have real backgrounds in practice with young people."


Transformational Management


Therapeutic Placement Services: How to plan, deliver and review placement services which truly deliver for traumatised children and young people


Delivering the 2015 Quality Standards in Children’s Homes


The Art of Being Outstanding: for managers of Children’s Homes and Fostering who want to achieve Outstanding results.


Reflective Supervision Skills: Inspiring staff to be the best they can be


Develop Your Theory of Change: an exciting approach for telling the ‘story’ of your service and checking your assumptions about what works


Creative Business Planning; Past, Present and Future: innovative and engaging ways to review and plan your services


Be the Change: leadership skills for excellent results


Positive Impact: Evidencing experience and progress in placement settings

"Very enjoyable and thought provoking day"

"Very well run event"

"Excellent ideas and very well presented"

"I have finished the day with lots of ideas to make improvements"

Training is charged for per day and varies dependent on the number of participants and therefore trainers; starting from £500 per day plus expenses.


To discuss further please contact:

Margaret Davies, Director Red Dragonfly Services on 07591181763

or by email to: [email protected]