HSCB - Working with Hostile Families and Disguised Compliance
This training will equip practitioners to understand the context and their responsibilities when working with hostile, resistant families and those who use disguised compliance. It is training which highlights to practitioners the importance of reflective, critical, analytical practice and the importance of regular supervision, and offers techniques and approaches to help practitioners to develop resilient strategies when working with complex families.
This course is a level 2 course as defined by the HSCB training policy.
One day course for
Sue Woolmore, Sandstories
- To be able to explore strategies for maintaining a child centred and ‘authoritative’ approach with resistant families, without losing empathy and compassion
Experiential lived experience in a family
setting providing practitioners the opportunity to observe family setting from
Increase awareness for practitioners and the
risk of desensitization whereby they become part of the family script and
inadvertently collude with the family issues in relation to neglect. To be able
to recognise the characteristics and behaviours of families and professionals
who are engaged in a ‘resistant’ relationship
To be better equipped to recognise ‘disguised compliance’ in families, particularly where child neglect is a concern
To understand the importance of attachment history in family behaviours
To understand the crucial role of reflective supervision for frontline practitioners
To understand better the impact of fear and stress on infant resilience and survival
To be better equipped to wrestle with the question, “How long should we keep trying with this family?"
Course attendance fees:
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB)
offer free training to their partner agencies*. In
the case of non-attendance or cancellation within 48 hours of an event a fee of
£120 will be incurred. This fee will be waived if a substitute
delegate is sent instead but you must let us know if this happens. All
cancellations or changes must be sent
in writing to email@example.com
*HSCB Partner agencies = Hampshire County Council (not
Schools, Colleges etc.) - Hampshire Constabulary
- National Probation Service – Hampshire & IOW Community Rehabilitation
Company – CAFCASS – NHS Hampshire CCG’s (not GP’s) –
Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council – East Hampshire District Council –
Eastleigh Borough Council – Fareham Borough Council – Gosport Borough Council –
Hart District Council – Havant Borough Council – New Forest District Council –
Rushmoor Borough Council – Test Valley Borough Council – Winchester City
Council – Hampshire Fire & Rescue – Hampshire Armed Forces
Training is open to other agencies and individuals at a cost of £120 per delegate, please supply a name and address for invoicing purposes when booking.
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