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How to Build Collaborative Relationship with Parents

This workshop is for any professional who liaises with parents and other Mental Health about the children / young /people that they care for. Building collaborative relationships and good communication are key aspects of safeguarding the young people and children in our care. Developing these skills will support staff in a wide range of situations.

Course Summary

Collaboration can be hard to achieve at times as there are many barriers that can get in the way. When this happens the needs of the child can be get lost. This session will explore the benefits of collaboration and look at the barriers that may get in the way. It then offers strategies and skills that can help overcome them so that effective and helpful relationships can be built.

Learning Outcomes

  • How are they different?
  • Why they are helpful
  • Barriers to collaboration
  • Strategies to build collaboration

Added Benefits

To give more people the opportunity to develop their understanding, we have teamed up with The Skills Network to offer all schools that purchase our Whole Staff programmes the opportunity to access additional Level 2 Distance Learning courses in a variety of related topics. Not only can school staff benefit from the accredited programmes, but parents can also access them – free of charge.

Read more information on our Level 2 Distance Learning Enhancing Training page.


Prices start from just £440 for a whole staff, two hour workshop, with bespoke packages and discounts on larger numbers available.  Individual places costing £49 per person can also be booked on our open courses where applicable.  Please contact us for more details.