3-Day family group meetings: engaging with and empowering families - skills training

Provides participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to coordinate/facilitate Family Group Meetings/Conferences (FGM/C) and use restorative and relational practices at an informal level.

Aim: To provide participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to coordinate/facilitate Family Group Meetings/Conferences (FGM/C) and use restorative and relational practices at an informal level.

Objectives: All participants to gain: - a practical and theoretical knowledge of both ‘structured’ and free flowing FGM/C processes an insight into the various applications of FGM/C at a formal level an introduction to using restorative and relation processes at an informal level enhanced or consolidated ability to engage with and empower families effectively experience of the practical application of the above through role-play training linked to National Occupational Standards for Restorative Practice an opportunity to obtain sufficient knowledge, skills and evidence of learning to pursue individual accreditation

Focus

The course focuses on working restoratively in the preparation for and facilitation of the SynRJ structured Family Group Meeting, as well as the traditional Family Group Conference models.

Agenda and materials

Students receive two detailed student workbooks which follow the course, the IIRP text books 'Family Power: Engaging and Collaborating with Families' and 'Restorative Practices Handbook' plus other useful handouts and resources.

Fee includes lunch and refreshments plus all course materials.

Each day runs 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (Registration 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.)

Event cost: £250 + VAT @ 20%

14 Aug 2018 9:00am   through   16 Aug 2018 5:00pm
New Road Baptist Church
Bonn Square
Oxford, OX1 1LQ

Organiser: Mr Les Davey