Learn how to work effectively with families with this practical 2 day course.
Effective Skills for Professionals Working with Families
The price of this course is £210. We are offering an early bird discount of 20% until end 10 May which brings the cost down to £168.
Who is this course for?
This practical 2 day course will suit professionals who work alongside families. It’s for those practitioners who would like to gain more of an insight into effective communication with parents within a framework of positive change. This will help to model positive parenting & will help to deal with difficult issues around family conflict and miscommunication. It will cover some of the essential elements needed when engaging with families and will also touch on some of the relevant theories informing useful strategies which can be employed.
Outcomes for attendees
- Have an understanding of the family lifecycle and how it affects the family members
- Learn how to hold the balance of the family dynamic when addressing parents and children together
- Gain the skills to embrace conflict and powerful emotions whilst addressing difficult issues
- Have an understanding of some theories useful for when working with families
- Learn how to practice role play to gauge helpful ways of managing common scenarios
Helena Hodgson. Dip. Therapeutic Counselling. Post Grad Cert in Therapy with Children and Families. Registered MBACP
Helena has over 20 years of experience of working with children, young people and families in a variety of roles including Police Schools Liaison Officer, Youth and Community Liaison Officer and working in pastoral care in a pupil referral unit for key stage 3 and 4 young people. Helena recently managed a school counselling service. Helena created the ‘Safer Stranger Safer Buildings’ code & trialed it locally, with it gaining acclaim from national children’s charities. Helena works with individuals, families and CYP. Helena is a family counsellor at CFC.
Dates, times and venue
Dates: Monday 6 July and Tuesday 7 July 2020
Time: 10:00am to 4.00pm
Venue: The Counselling & Family Centre, 40 Mayors Road, Altrincham, WA15 9RP
For more information on our courses, including making a booking or cancellation, please see course information.