Working with challenging or hard to help families Level 2 and 3 - 1 day
Southwark Employees Price: £0 Associates Price: £0
Who is it for?
This course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.
For example, paediatricians, GPs, youth workers, YOT staff and staff in secure settings, those working in the early years sector, residential staff, midwives, school nurses, health visitors, sexual health staff, teachers, probation staff, sports club welfare officers, those working with adults in, for example, learning disability, mental health, alcohol and drug misuse services, those working in community play schemes.
What does it cover?
This course covers...
- Explore of worker and agency factors that may impact on family cooperation,
- To use techniques and develop skills strategies that help practitioners in using authority when working with families who are hard to help and who present challenging, or resistant behaviour to professionals
- Learning from serious case reviews to better understand family behaviours.
What are the course outcomes?
Participants will be able to...
- Develop confidence and competence in the interface with other safeguarding professionals
- Show awareness of strategies to overcome or respond to a lack of cooperation.
- Use the team around the child meetings, conferences and core groups as meetings where challenge and critical thinking can be demonstrated.
- Understand the nature of resistance by families.