The course is designed to support and enhance the work of anyone who works with children, young people and their families.

Delivered by AoCPP in partnership with Child and Family Training, it uses two intervention guides from the Hope for Children and Families (HfCF) series: Modifying abusive and neglectful parenting and Working with children and young people: Addressing emotional and traumatic responses.

The HfCF series of intervention guides have been designed to address the common patterns of parenting stresses or difficulties, including abusive and neglectful parenting, and the associated impairment of children and young people’s health and development.

Each participant will receive the two intervention guides and licences to use them in their work with children and families.

Trainers for this event are: Carol Jolliffe and Fiona Gren.

Carol Jolliffe has worked for Child and Family Training since 2000 and is accredited as a trainer for the range of assessment and intervention tools. She has trained for Child and Family Training in a range of social care and health settings in UK, Ireland, Egypt, Cyprus, Sweden, Germany and Hong Kong and is currently involved in developing their family work focused training courses.

Carol has worked with children and families in social work and children’s mental health services since 1979. She qualified as a social worker in 1986 and has worked as a practitioner and manager in children’s residential and community settings, including a duty and assessment service and a national therapeutic residential resource. Carol additionally trained as a family therapist (and is also a qualified systemic supervisor) as part of her move to children’s mental health services. She now works as a consultant systemic psychotherapist and as clinical lead for family therapy in an NHS Trust. She has a private clinical practice, offering family therapy and assessments for prospective adopters and foster carers. She teaches on family therapy and clinical psychology training courses for the Tavistock Centre and Canterbury Christchurch University.

Fiona Gren has been a practising social worker in adult and children’s services since 1979. She is also a qualified teacher and person-centred counsellor. Fiona is currently a part time social work team leader in a multi-disciplinary team of social workers, teachers, therapists and family workers, working directly with schools and families where pupils are exhibiting social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. She works alongside CAMHS and the child protection teams.

Fiona has worked in the parenting field for many years. She supervises trainers on several different parenting programmes. Fiona is also an independent trainer and consultant, working for Local Authorities and the independent and private sectors. She was a foster carer for 10 years. Fiona is a trainer for Child and Family Training.

There are two other locations for this course: May 19 Birmingham and October 8 London

There are two more courses in this series – click for more information:

The Family Assessment
The Safeguarding Children Assessment and Analysis Framework (SAAF)

N.B. Payments are currently made online by card. If you prefer to receive an invoice then please complete the form here and state the event, town and date clearly.

   Carol Jolliffe      Fiona Gren

Child and Family Training details can be found here.

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