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To support practitioners to gain confidence in how to engage with parents who are reluctant to engage and challenge appropriately.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the training delegates should be able :-

  • To understand what makes parents difficult to engage
  • Understand parents’ fears
  • Explore strategies to engage with different types of parents
  • Consider personal safety for the practitioner
  • Know how and when to use appropriate Challenge
  • Explain how to record non-engagement and when to act upon it


Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE