An Introduction to Working with Parents and Families in a supportive role. Part 1 of 4

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Online
  • Culture & Community, Inclusion, NQT
  • Full
  • Primary
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Partner Schools Save 50%
  • Affiliate Schools Save 25%
  • Free
Overview

This online training is for any member of staff in the early stages of working in a supportive/advisory role with parents and families ( e.g. Parent Support Adviser, Family Support Worker) . The modules equip delegates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to both support and advise parents/carers in their parenting role so that their children develop, achieve and thrive at school.

The training helps equip delegates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to both support and advise parents/carers in their parenting role so that their children develop, achieve and thrive at school.

The online training includes units to enable delegates to:

  • Learn ways to promote positive relationships between home and school and increase all parents’ involvement with school and engagement in learning

  • Develop skills in communicating effectively with parents/carers/families

  • Develop a partnership model of working

  • Recognise resilience in a family and adopt a strengths based approach

  • Develop the use of contracting skills and help families set goals

  • Evaluate and demonstrate the impact of the family support role

The training consists of 4 x 1.5 hour online training sessions. Delegates are required to access all sessions.

About The Course

Dates;

22.9.21 10.30- 12.00

29.9.21 13.15- 14.45

7.10.21 10.30-12.00

14.10.21 10.30-12.00

The 4 sessions cover :

Exploring the dimensions of the family support worker role

Getting to know the parent community and forming positive relationships

Appreciating the challenges for some families and schools in developing the school/home partnership ( including difference and diversity )

Ways to create an environment to promote positive relationships between home and school and increase parental involvement and engagement in learning

Developing skills in communicating effectively with parents/carers

Developing a partnership model of working

Recognising resilience in a family and adopting a strengths based approach

Developing the use of contracting skills

Using coaching principles in working with families

Helping families set goals

Developing reflective practice

Resources

Ways to evaluate and demonstrate the impact of the family support role

Understand the importance of supervision, health and well being

About the Programme Leader

Throughout her career as a teacher, senior leader and senior adviser for a local authority, Julie’s work has focused on inspiring , enabling and empowering all parents and schools to work in partnership in order to ensure best outcomes for each child, not only in terms of their academic achievement but also their emotional health and well-being.

She currently provides consultancy , advice and training to schools across the U.K. on how to do this, drawing on a wealth of experience and research in the field of stakeholder engagement and parental support for learning.

Cafés for All®, (A2E2’s ) highly successful whole school approach to parental engagement and support for learning, is now used in 600+ UK schools

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