Upcoming courses:

  • Thursday 17th October 2019 (18.30 - 21.00)
  • Thursday 14th November 2019 (09.30 - 12.30)

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'


Parents may use avoidance, violence, disinterest, disguised or superficial compliance in order to avoid facing issues at home. This course will give practitioners the opportunity to explore why a parent behaves in this way and how to effectively engage with them. 

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