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Assessing Parenting and the Family Life of Children

Audience

Professionals involved in undertaking assessments of children and their families, in their home and wider environment.

Aims

Using an action-learning approach that combines theoretical and experiential learning, the course is designed to enable professionals to:

  • use an evidence-based approach to assessing children and families
  • become familiar with The HOME Inventory and The Family Pack of Questionnaires and Scales and their use
  • reflect on and develop their interviewing and assessment skills and techniques
  • use a model of analysis and planning interventions and outcomes using the Assessment Framework or similar nation-specific framework.

Price

  • Fees for a group of 12 trainees (including course materials) - £3,240.00 plus trainer's expenses + VAT.
  • Fees for a group of 24 trainees (including course materials) - £6,480.00 plus trainer's expenses + VAT.

Duration

3 days

Learning outcomes

By the end of the training, participants should be able to:

  • explain the structure and purpose of a HOME Inventory assessment and the range of Questionnaires and Scales
  • identify the strengths and limitations of The HOME Inventory and Questionnaires and Scales
  • conduct and score a HOME Inventory assessment
  • use the Questionnaires and Scales appropriately as part of an assessment
  • describe the relationship between The HOME Inventory, the Questionnaires and Scales and the Assessment Framework or similar nation-specific framework
  • apply the general and specific interview techniques applicable to a HOME Inventory assessment and the Questionnaires and Scales
  • apply the model of analysis and planning to the information they have collected, using the assessment tools to inform interventions and outcomes in their work with children and families.

Contact us to discuss your agency’s or individual training needs, costs and any other questions.