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The Core Skills course is a half day course looking at key concepts to support families in:

  • Building Blocks to Change
  • Building Family Strengths
  • Building Protection in Context

By the end of the session participants will be able to consider how their own values and experience can impact their work with children, young people and families, and how individuals manage change.  The session will support participants to work in a strength-based way and to understand how trauma may manifest itself in children, young people and families.  Participants will be encouraged to step out of their expert role and to empower the family to become experts of their own solutions.  Risk and vulnerability within its varied context will be explored.  The theme of professional curiosity and critical reflection will run through the planned sessions.

The course considers:

  • Organisation and family change
  • Biases and assumptions
  • Values of practice and social graces
  • Positive re-framing
  • Strength-based and solution focused approaches
  • Trauma informed practice
  • Genograms
  • Ecological approaches and impact
  • Contextual Safeguarding
  • Restorative approaches

Upcoming Dates

(To book a place on one of the below events, please click on the event date)

Train the Trainer sessions for this course are available. For more information visit the KSCMP Train the Trainer page.