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Engaging Families, Working with Resistance

This course is aimed at those who work directly on interventions with families, carrying out assessments or contributing to an assessments. Pre-requisite is attendance on Understanding Wolverhampton Threshold to Support amd Early Help Assessment and experience of working with families in need of support/intervention.

This course aims to increase confidence in engaging families, enhancing skills to identify and assess resistance and provide a range of practical approaches. Current practice and learning is informed by recent and historical local SCR's

Learning Objectives

participants will be able to

  • identify barriers to engagement
  • recognise and describe types of resistance, uncooperativeness and hosility
  • list reasons why families may be uncooperative, resistant or hoatile
  • describe the impact of the familie behaviour on the assessment of the child
  • discuss the impact on multi-agency working
  • examine appropriate responses and tools to work with, including keeping yourself safe and managing risk

Event Properties

Event Date 10-06-2019 9:30 am
Event End Date 10-06-2019 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 04-02-2019
Capacity 25
Registered 12
Available place 13
Cut off date 05-06-2019
Individual Price Free to Board partners - see Terms and Conditions
Low Hill Community Hub
Kempthorne Avenue, Low Hill
Low Hill Community Hub
Categories Safeguarding Children Training - Adult Workforce Welcome
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