Working One to One with Parents

All Ages

This 2-day training course promotes a consistent approach to developing family relationships and positive behaviour management strategies.


It prepares staff to work effectively with parents using The Nurturing Programme on a one-to-one basis.


The training can be delivered online or face to face.

Practitioners do not need to have had any previous Family Links’ training.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of the training, practitioners will be able to:

  • understand the Four Constructs of the Nurturing Programme and how to build emotional health and positive relationships between parents and children

  • demonstrate how to improve parents’ self-esteem, confidence and skills to encourage positive behaviour in children

  • use a problem-solving approach to work with parents

  • develop trust and build relationships to work in partnership with parents

  • develop consistency of practice in team and multi-agency work

Training Options​

  • Face to face - training for groups of up to 16 people.

  • Online - 2 days with 2 x 2-hour interactive sessions each day for up to 20 people. The sessions can be held over 2 consecutive days or up to 1 week apart.
    (Online training will be delivered via Zoom unless otherwise specified. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss delivery via another platform.)

Course Overview & Cost

Click link to download the Working One to One with Parents training course overview.


This training course has been mapped against the National Occupational Standards for Work with Parents.

Book Training

We would be delighted to come and work with your team at a time and location of your choice. Contact our At Home team to find out more. You can also book individual places on certain dates and locations - check our training calendar for availability.



"The training has been useful in ways that will reflect in my practice, how I work with parents as well as the child."

"Lots of opportunities for discussion, well paced and informative. Many thanks for the superb delivery."

"This has been such a valuable training course with lots of practical tools to use with families. Just what I wanted!"

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