Relationships are at the heart of early intervention

Relationships have the power to change lives. We know trust and empathy are the key to success for early interventions. There is now a strong case that public services must change to be more ‘relationship enabling’ – so what does that look like? 

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Break the modern day social etiquette and talk to strangers

It might seem like an iron-clad rule, but here are three places where it’s okay to go ahead and chat with a stranger.

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Time, Space and Trust: Participle’s Open House on working relationally

It’s been one month since Participle held its second ever Open House evening, and we’ve been getting lots of questions about how it went, what was discussed, and how people can attend in future.

As the event was all about how to build relationships and connect communities, we thought we might as well share this on the Relational Welfare blog. We’ll also let you know how to get on the invite list for future Participle events if you fancy it – we’d love to see you there. Continue reading Time, Space and Trust: Participle’s Open House on working relationally

The Learning Prison

“Treatment of crime and criminals is one of the most unfailing tests of the civilisation of a country… there is treasure, if only you can find, it in the heart of every person.” – Winston Churchill

What would a 21st century prison, designed for rehabilitation, look like? It’s a little closer to becoming a reality.  Continue reading The Learning Prison

What working relationally means for me

Most public services require working with people, but relational public services put building relationships front and centre. What’s it like to work in a relational service for the first time? How is it different? Wellogram Guide Lucy Hawkin tells us her impressions.

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