Training and consultancy

Some of the larger projects I have delivered and co-delivered:

 


Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb

A three day programme training Psychologists, psychiatrists, judiciary and police in understanding and responding to parental alienation within a Croatian context.

 

The Centre for Child Mental Health

Supporting mental health professionals to better understand the issues and help children and teenagers deal with the devastating impact of family separation.

 

Judicial Studies Board of England and Wales

Design and delivery of content to family court judges from England and Wales in recognising the different experiences of mothers and fathers in the family courts.

 

Department for Education

Design, management and delivery of training in supporting separated families to around 4,350 children's centre, early years, health, early intervention, police and other professionals working in 95 English local authorities.

 

Barnardos Guardian ad Litum Services - Republic of Ireland

Delivery of training to Guardians ad Litum, Judges, social workers, academics and policy makers on Understanding and Working With the Alienated Child at The Four Courts in Dublin.

 

Bundaberg Family Relationship Centre, Australia

VoIP, audio and written training to family specialists working in one of Australia's government supported Family Relationship Centres to deliver the Putting Children First programme.

 

Department for Work and Pensions and Ventura

Design and delivery of training to around 300 call centre staff working for Child Maintenance Options taking calls from across the UK at its base in South Yorkshire.

 

Department for Work and Pensions

Design and delivery of training to the eight regional Options Face-to-Face consultants across the UK in supporting vulnerable parents around child maintenance.

 

Department for Work and Pensions

Creation of the online 'Knowledge Bank' of information for call centre staff working for Child Maintenance Options taking calls from across the UK at its base in South Yorkshire.

 

Department for Work and Pensions

Creation of the 'Dealing with emotions after separation' brochure offering support for parents in dealing with their own feelings and helping children cope when a relationship ends.

 

Department for Work and Pensions

Creation of content for the Child Maintenance Options website including tools to help parents reach collaborative arrangements after separation.

 

Child Maintenance Executive

Design and delivery of induction training for all recruits to the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission's Child Maintenance Executive in understanding the real lives of separated families.

 

Department of Social Development (Northern Ireland Assembly)

Design and delivery of training to the Child Maintenance Choices team supporting parents in making decisions around child maintenance at their base in Belfast.

 

National Day Nurseries Association

Design and delivery of training to help day nursery managers and staff support children and parents who are experiencing family separation.

 

Department for Work and Pensions

Design and delivery of training to training teams from Relate, One Plus One, National Youth Advocacy Service and others in supporting parents to work collaboratively after separation.

 

Department for Work and Pensions

Creation of the logic and content for the UK Government's Help and Support for Separated Families web application.