Our Training Courses

  • Who is the training aimed at?

    Our courses have primarily been designed to meet the needs of key workers, family support workers and other practitioners across the different service areas that work with families with complex needs.

  • Accreditation Options

    All of our courses have optional Open College Network accreditation; there is an additional fee as we have to cover: registration fees, additional tutor time, internal and external verification, administration and certification.

  • At what level is the training:

    We offer training at:

    • Level 2 – GSCE A*-C
    • Level 3 – A Level
    • Level 4 – Undergraduate degree

  • Who will benefit from attending the training?

    • Family Intervention Workers who are new in post (as part of their induction)
    • Family Intervention workers who have been in post for a while may use it to plug gaps in their knowledge or skills.
    • Lead professionals and those that are locality based
    • Family Support Workers, Housing Officers, Youth Workers, Education Welfare Officers, Youth
    • Offending Officers
    • Early Years Workers

  • Mentoring Support
    We also offer mentoring support for practitioners that work with Troubled Families. This gives the mentee an increased understanding of evidenced based methodology and its significance in respect of whole family working; helps develop a breadth of understanding and development of purposeful reflective practice and enables the mentee to apply appropriate use of assertive and persistent approaches to working with whole families.

  • On the job training
    Following on from our training and most in demand is our offer of on the job training. We can offer an expert who worked as a senior practitioner in the pioneering Dundee Families Project and went on to advise and support hundreds of key workers across the country working as a Family Intervention Specialist for central government. We can go out with key workers to families homes, model the use of persistent methods of working and in effect, show Key Workers how to apply the family intervention methodology.

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