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We're Hiring - Personal Wellbeing Coach

18/03/22

We are seeking a Personal Wellbeing Coach to join part of a multi-agency team providing restorative person centred support focusing on and addressing a range of personal wellbeing issues faced by service users referred by the Probation Service.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with St Giles Trust & The Wise Group to deliver a person centred support service to community offenders and prison leavers.

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We're hiring - Operational Development Manager

09/02/22

An exciting position has become available for an Operational Development Manager to join our expanding team. A pivotal and dynamic role within the organisation, you will be responsible for the smooth and effective running of the business aligned to our core restorative values. The role is diverse and involves generating new ideas as well as being responsive to problem solve issues as they emerge. You will ensure all aspects of our business collaborate and connect together, so we deliver and monitor high quality assured services. You will support internal organisational relationships, communications, and reporting, and help maintain our restorative ethos and learning. You will be given autonomy to create, develop and adapt new systems to support our business as W.R.A.P. continues to grow. Our office is based in the centre of Cardiff, with opportunities for flexible working from home, depending on business needs.

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Mental Health & Kindness

19/05/20

By Vince Sanderson
Our Lead Trainer Vince Sanderson has written a blog for Mental Health Awareness Week following the theme of kindness.

In a world where we are encouraged to look after ourselves, to be number one, where success is often defined as how famous you are or how much money you have, surely in the most resourceful time in history, we should also be the happiest we have ever been?

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Intrinsic Motivation Can Be Contagious

15/05/20

Lauren D. Goegan, Morgan Klevyer, David Z. Fargo, and Lia M. Daniels
Motivation fluctuates day by day during the school year. It can be especially hard to sustain intrinsic motivation, which originates from within each person and is associated with enjoyment and persistence toward the end of the year (Ryan & Deci, 2017). In addition to typical motivation fluctuations, students, teachers, and parents are dealing with unprecedented at-home learning situations introduced by COVID-19. The following strategies can be helpful in sustaining student and teacher motivation, even in trying times.

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Business continuity at Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership

09/04/20

As a client, co-operative partner or member of Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership, we wanted to provide you with an update on the steps we’re taking in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Our thoughts and best wishes go out to everyone affected and the services stretched to their limits trying to meet needs.

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Restorative Approaches and Accessibility - Vincent Sanderson

20/11/19

Over the past few decades, restorative practice has gained traction across a variety of sectors, not just criminal justice. With increasing desire for organisations to be restorative and offer restorative services, comes an increase in the number of people accessing restorative tools. Traditionally these tools have been created for neurotypical individuals (individuals whose brain functioning is aligned with the prevailing idea of what is considered ‘normal’ functioning). However, with the improving societal awareness and understanding of neurodivergence (individuals whose neurocognitive functioning differs from this ‘norm’.), restorative practice must reflect this.
Vincent Sanderson

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