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Welcome to Turning Corners

Turning Corners is a Staffordshire based enterprising and innovative training company, run by Karina Turner, that specialises in Adult and Children’s Services, Consultancy and Training Services.

With over 30 years experience in Adult and Children’s Social Care as a front line manager for family support and in Adult and Children’s Workforce Development, Turning Corners can help parents, carers and the workforce alike. We can help you create a highly trained workforce which will lead to higher staff motivation, provide knowledge, skills and improved understanding for parent and carers, ensure the safeguarding of staff, parents, carers, children and families, and improve emotional well being for all.

Training & Consultancy

Turning Corners offer ready made training packages conforming to current legislation and also bespoke designed training packages to meet your specific requirements. A pre-training meeting will enable us to identify your needs and allow us to advise on the most appropriate training package. Below is a small selection of courses offered.

  • Safeguarding – Awareness and Advanced
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Prisoner Families
  • Parenting Assessments
  • Listening to Children’s Wishes and Feelings
  • Attachment – Awareness and Advanced
  • Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dementia Awareness
  • End of Life Care (Adults)
  • Grief, Loss and Separation – helping children cope
  • Family Contact – Observation and Recording
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Child Development
  • Life Story Work
  • Professional Boundaries
  • Confidentiality and Sharing Information
  • Effective Recording
  • Approaches for Engaging and Empowering Young People
  • Assessment Analysis and Report Writing
  • Challenging Behaviour Management
  • Disability Awareness
  • Mental Health Awareness – Adults and Children
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Management
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Turning Corners are able to offer bespoke designed courses for any Adult and Children’s Service subject area.