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Intense support for families with complex and multiple needs

COURSE LENGTH

7 days of training

AWARDING BODY

City and Guilds 4338-04 - Unit 400, 401 & 402

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course has been developed specifically for Practitioners providing intense support for families with complex and multiple needs.

LEARNER OUTCOMES

This 7 day course builds includes the following themes:

  • The National Occupational Standards for Work with Parents.

  • The family intervention key worker functional map.

  • Partnership working: strengths based and evidence based practice.

  • Working with diverse families in an inclusive and containing way.

  • Reflecting on how to identify family strengths, needs and concerns within a community context.

  • Understand the socio-economic and other factors that impact on family function.

  • Change and transition theory.

  • Understand how stressful and traumatic life events affect families.

  • Working with families in high emotional states.

  • Building on the knowledge needed and practical skills required to engage with families:

  • contracting; assessing; creating goal based action plans; coaching; overcoming obstacles and challenges; using incentives and sanctions and effective completion and closure.

  • Effective signposting and working with a multi-agency team around the family.

  • Persistent and proactive methodologies that evidence based practice says are effective within an interventionist model of work with parents

  • Focus on encouraging pro-social family behaviour in home and community.

OVERVIEW

Developed specifically for family intervention key workers who are operating with a family intervention model in a statutory capacity using sanctions and consequences. The  qualification includes the 3 new units at Level 4:

  • Build and maintain relationships with parents

  • Understand and use persistent and proactive intervention methods when working with families with complex and multiple needs.

  • Work with families with complex and multiple needs to reduce and prevent anti-social behaviour and increase positive behaviour.

This seven day programme that has been developed specifically for family intervention key workers
who are operating with a family intervention model in a statutory capacity using sanctions and
consequences.

Participants are given a framework of practice based competency standards for work with parents and then go on to explore the ten I’s of effective intervention: intervene, introduce, initiative, illuminate, interpret, identify, invest, influence, indicate and integrate.
This course will highlight persistent and proactive methodologies that evidence based practice suggests is effective within an interventionist model of work with parents. It focuses on encouraging pro-social family behaviour in the home and community.

Learners are expected to do additional study to gather work-based evidence with the support of their assessor, line manager or supervisor.

APPLICATION PROCESS

On line application form via family matters website www.familymatters.org.uk