WP Training

Welcome to WillisPalmer Training.  We have been providing training to professionals who work with children and their families for over 15 years.

All of our programmes are listed below for you to book easily online using a credit or debit card or through PayPal.  Our courses take place at our training suites in London, Birmingham and Colchester.

We can provide bespoke training courses at your venue of choice nationwide, please contact us to discuss your training requirements. With our network of highly experienced trainers based across the UK, we will be able to meet all your training needs.

We also provide a range of highly successful and proven service improvement programs for local authority social work teams including a ground-breaking mentoring program for frontline staff.   Further details can be found here

Our Training Terms & Conditions can be found here

 

    Available - book now

  • Sale!

    Family Matters: Special Guardianship and Connected Persons Assessments

    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT UNTIL 30TH FEBRUARY – SAVE 20%
    CLOSING DATE FOR BOOKINGS – 16TH MARCH

    30th March 2020 – Ibis Birmingham New Street
    The aim of this course is to understand the legislative and regulatory framework relating to special guardianship orders and connected persons assessments, equipping participants with the knowledge and understanding to deliver robust and well-evidenced assessments which highlight strengths, vulnerabilities and identify support needs.

    Available - book now

    Early bird offer

    £150.00 £125.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Sale! How to undertake a parenting assessment - Social Worker training courses in London

    Undertaking a Parenting Assessment

    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT UNTIL 13TH MARCH – SAVE 20%
    CLOSING DATE FOR BOOKINGS – 31ST MARCH

    13th & 14th April 2020 – Holiday Inn Express, Stratford, London
    This training course equips attendees with the skills to complete a thorough parenting assessment, to effectively assess parenting capacity and arrive at a prognosis that is well argued, evidenced that can withstand the rigours of cross-examination.

    Available - book now

    Early bird offer

    £295.00 £236.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Coming Soon

  • Sale! Fostering Assessment Training (Form F) course from WillisPalmer in London

    Fostering Assessment Training (Form F)

    This 2-day workshop is designed for social workers new to fostering assessments as well as those looking to hone their skills in assessing foster care applicants as well as high-quality Form Fs.

    Coming Soon

    £295.00 £236.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Understanding Self Harm/Self Injury in Children & Young People

    This one-day course aims to increase awareness on the ‘functions’ and ‘barriers’ that may be serving those that self-harm/self-injure. This course allows participants to reflect on and implement helpful responses and strategies when supporting those that self-harm/self-injure; demonstrating an understanding of basic harm minimization strategies that may be implemented. 

    Coming Soon

    Sold Out

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Training

    This one-day course is designed for social workers, their managers, child care practitioners (including school staff or multi-agency partners) or anyone that undertakes direct work with children and young people to understand, recognise and respond to child sexual exploitation (CSE).

    Coming Soon

    Sold Out

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Use of Standardised Tests & Questionnaires

    In order to enhance and develop the assessment methodologies, approaches and practices, we should be expanding the range of tools used. This one-day workshop offers practical hands-on training in Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaires and the Parenting Stress Index.

    Coming Soon

    Sold Out

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • The impact of mental illness on parenting capacity

    This course helps you understand the link between symptoms of mental illness, parental behaviour and the impact of such behaviour on children. It examines the key principles in assessing the impact of mental illness on parenting capacity.

    Coming Soon

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Assessing Sibling Relationships: Attachment-Based Practice

    This two-day course aims to help practitioners move away from using factors such as observations of behaviours within the sibling relationship, chronological age and placement availability to determine sibling placement.

    Coming Soon

    Sold Out

    £295.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Attachment Theory – Module 1

    Attachment theory, devised by psychoanalyst John Bowlby, suggests the existence of a psychological connection between individuals in close relationships and understand the psychological underpinnings of the relationship between parents and their children.

    Coming Soon

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • attachment

    Attachment & alternative care – Module 3

    The focus on attachment theory in fostering, adoption and other forms of alternative care has been to identify standardised, evidence-based, methods of assessment to improve both selection and support by assessing the capacity of a carer to form secure attachment relationships with children who have had poor attachment experiences.

    Coming Soon

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Developing Analytic Skills in Report Writing

    This workshop will look at what makes analysis a different process from information gathering and focus on the skills involved. The approach will be experiential and give participants the opportunity to use video as source material in composing an analysis of what they observe.

    Coming Soon

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course
  • Improving practice in communicating with children and young people

    DATES TBC – Stratford Circus Arts Centre, London
    This 1 day workshop aims to increase the competence and confidence of participants in working effectively with children for different purposes and across a range of settings when their opportunity for contact is limited.

    Coming Soon

    £150.00 Inc.VAT

    + Book this course