Reducing Parental Conflict Module 1 & 4 for Managers

Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
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HR Workforce Development
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Target Audience
CAH Staff / External Care Providers / Health Practitioners / Housing Association / Other / Schools / SGO's / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care / Children and Young People / Safeguarding
Adult Social Care subcategories
General Adult Social Care / Safeguarding Adult
Children and Young People subcategories
Children's Social Care / Safeguarding Children
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Adult / Safeguarding Children
Event description

The Reducing Parental Conflict Programme comprise four Modules and has been designed to upskill practitioners in supporting parents to reduce conflict within their relationship. The aim of Module 1 is to understand parental conflict and it impact on child outcomes. Providing the knowledge to underpin practice, this introductory workshop explores the evidence base.
Module 1 is delivered by Alan Savill from Knowledgepool.

The 4th and final module module highlights how to support frontline practitioners to engage with parents in addressing destructive conflict with a view to improving outcomes for children. It focuses on the skills practice of managing team members faced with parental conflict conversations to develop their skills and confidence levels, empowering managers to practically support their team members to consistently develop and subsequently apply their learning.
Module 4 is delivered by Alan Savill from Knowledgepool.

Learning outcomes
By the end of this half-day introductory workshop, participants will be able to:
• Attain a raised awareness of the existing evidence base around parental conflict
• Achieve a good understanding of the impact of parental conflict on children’s outcomes
• Recognise the potential triggers for parental conflict gained from the evidence base
• Understand the stressors and triggers of parental conflict, including the possible outcomes such as the relationship between mental health and parental conflict
• Achieve an understanding of the role of fathers/male carers in a child’s life
• Gain an awareness of the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) Resource Hub and the role of Reducing Parental Conflict Ambassadors and Integration Team
• Reflect on how to apply the evidence base into areas of work - strategic or operational

By the end of Module 4, participants will be able to:
• Support members of staff through the handling of parental conflict situations
• Recognise the importance of maintaining a focus on reducing parental conflict
• Apply the evidence-base to day to day interactions with parents
• Utilise the tools from the toolkit to support frontline practitioners to work with parents in conflict
• Use questioning to probe for further details where necessary
• Handle supervisory discussions involving parental conflict cases
• Advise staff members on the appropriate course of action appropriate to the situation
Start Date
Wednesday 11 December 2019
End Date
Wednesday 11 December 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 10 December 2019
09:00 - 16:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event