Family Links

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Family Links trains practitioners to work confidently and effectively with parents, families and in schools. As one of the UK’s leading providers of emotional health training, over 11,500 practitioners and 8,000 school staff have attended one of our courses.

Family Links delivers innovative, high quality training in the Nurturing Programme to health and social care services, third sector organisations, schools and universities. The Nurturing Programme is the approach that underpins all our work and is designed to provide adults and children with the understanding, skills and ability to lead emotionally healthy lives, build resilience, empathy, self-esteem and support positive relationships.

We have programmes suitable for parents of children from -9 months to 18+ years

Discover all our training courses

Family Links trained Parent Group Leaders in Stevenage show off their certificates.

Training Calendar (Working with Parents)

Looking for in-house training for your team?

Contact us at training@familylinks.org.uk if you’re interested in organising a training course for your team at a location and time of your choice.

Join us at one of our national training venues

Below you will find the latest training dates and links to book individual places on our courses around the UK:

Need some help with our new online booking system?

For help with online booking, contact the Training Admin team.

Parent Group Leader (PGL) training course

The group needs to be delivered by two trained facilitators.

Date: Location: Make your booking:
23th, 24th, 30th and 31st January 2019LondonFully booked
27th, 28th February and 6th, 7th March 2019BristolMake your booking
6th, 7th, 13th and 14th March 2019WarringtonMake your booking
13th, 14th, 20th and 21st March 2019OxfordMake your booking
15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd May 2019BirminghamMake your booking
5th, 6th, 12th and 13th June 2019LondonMake your booking

Scroll down to see specialist training for Parent Group Leaders.

Training for professionals new to the Nurturing Programme

2-day Talking Teens training course
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4-day Welcome to the World training course
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Working 1:1 with Parents training course
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6th & 7th February 2019Antrim (Northern Ireland)Make your booking
6th & 7th February 2019OxfordMake your booking
19th & 20th June 2019HullMake your booking
Understanding Teenagers 1-day CPD training course
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Working With Muslim Families
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Specialist training for Parent Group Leaders

Welcome to the World training course for Parent Group Leaders
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10th & 11th April 2019Antrim (Northern Ireland)Make your booking
Parenting Puzzle Workshop training course for Parent Group Leaders
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Talking Teens training course for Parent Group Leaders
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4th April 2019OxfordMake your booking
11th July 2019ChesterMake your booking
Refresher Day training course for Parent Group Leaders
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24th January 2019CardiffMake your booking
12th June 2019Antrim (Northern Ireland)Make your booking
13th June 2019WarringtonMake your booking
Welcome to the World Refresher Day for Parent Group Leaders
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Training Calendar (Working in Education)

Below are details of forthcoming workshops for individual places. For more information, please contact Bea

Half Day Workshop – Schools

Supporting a Protective Culture: training for safeguarding leads in schools
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Relationships Education in Primary Schools: training for all staff with a PSHE/Relationships Education remit
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