Group B/C: Reducing Parental Conflict - Fast Track for Managers (Modules 1 & 4)

The Tomlinson Centre

Queensbridge Road, London, E8 3ND

29th January 2020

09:30 – 17:00

Group B/C

Early Help

Limited Spaces

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Course details:

Aim of the course

Healthy relationships between parents are an important focus for early intervention and local family services. The quality of the relationship between parents, specifically how they communicate and relate to each other, has a significant influence on effective parenting and child outcomes.

The Fast Track Reducing Parental Conflict training, for those who manage front line practitioners attending any of the modules, is made up of two half-day modules:


  • Module 1: Understanding parental conflict and its impact on child outcomes
  • Module 4: Parental conflict – the role of supervisors and managers.


Upcoming dates include:

  • 29th January 2020, 09.30 – 17.00, The Tomlinson Centre
  • 10th March 2020, 09.30 – 17.00, The Tomlinson Centre

Module 1: Understanding Parental Conflist and it's Impact on Child 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.


Module 4: Reducing Parental Conflict: The Role of Supervisors and Managers.

By the end of this half-day, skills-based workshop, 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.

Facilitators: KnowledgePool


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