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The Mulberry Bush Organisation Core Values

We believe in the benefits of a Therapeutic Community approach. We value and promote a psychodynamic approach to all aspects of our work specifically:

  • A belief in the value of reflecting on experience and learning through reflection on experience
  • A belief in attempting to understand the meaning of behaviour and understanding behaviour as communication
  • We work with a belief in the dynamic nature of individual and group relationships.
  • We value and promote an integrated approach to assessment, planning and delivery of services.
  • We are committed to supporting staff through training, professional development, supervision and consultation.
  • We are committed to a way of working which does not punish or judge people and both respects and encourages them to express their unspoken thoughts and feelings.
  • We believe the above to apply to all people who use Mulberry Bush Services no matter what culture, race, religion, gender, ability or age and stage in life.

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If you would like to help us with a donation to support the work we do at The Mulberry Bush, you can find out how to do so here

 

For a clear view of our financial position please read our Annual Review.

 

 

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Providing hope and positive outcomes for troubled children who are looking for a way to learn and live again.



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By improving the life chances and social inclusion of traumatised children and young people, we create long-term benefits to society by reducing anti-social behaviour and its impact on families, schools and communities.

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Behaviour Support for Schools and Professionals MBOX (Mulberry Bush OXfordshire) helping those who help others. National Specialist Outreach for Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD).

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Transforming Troubled Lives Together – The International Centre for Therapeutic Residential and Foster Care. Promoting Therapeutic Child Care, Social Pedagogy and Trauma Informed Practice.


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Latest News

Aggressive Behaviour Conference

John Diamond, CEO of The Mulberry Bush Organisation and Stephanie Davies of MBOX Teaching School will be at the ‘Responding Therapeutically and Effectively to Aggressive Behaviour in Care Settings‘ conference at Carlow College on Monday 6th March. There has been considerable research and discussion recently on the significant number of social carers and foster carers who more »

‘Developing Research’ Seminar

At the second of our seminars on ‘Developing Research for the Children’s Residential Sector‘ a full house heard Yvon Guest and Dez Holmes from Research in Practice and John Diamond and Caryn Onions from The International Centre for Therapeutic Care discussing the importance of research within the children’s residential sector. The seminar explored how others have more »

Staff Supervision

Our aim is for reflective supervision to be a key part of the children’s sector by 2025 for all staff. MBOX Teaching School is now offering staff supervision which helps to: reduce staff stress reduce staff absence increase retention develop clarity of roles and tasks across organisations make better use of time increase our understanding more »