Child’s Play created an in house online training program for all employees to access when they begin their career with us.  Our courses cover Licensing, health and safety, food prep and more.

We have formed a training partnership with PARS Playwork Training from the UK.  Dr Shelley Newstead created the first holistic model to define and describe professional Playwork practise.  Dr Shelley analyzed over 70 years of Playwork literature to find out what it means to do Playwork from a Playwork perspective.  PARS training contains theories, methods and techniques which enable practitioners to articulate develop and evaluate their Playwork practise.

This training is delivered to all levels of Child’s Play employees with our in-house PARS trainer Heather. We are rolling this out at all our locations. Staff also have the opportunity to take part in Community of Practice Meetings hosted by Heather once a month.

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