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Welcome to WillisPalmer Training. We have been providing training to professionals who work with children and their families for 16 years.

Welcome to WillisPalmer Training.  We have been providing training to professionals who work with children and their families for 16 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 programme for frontline staff.   Further details can be found here

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Held via Zoom from 10am until 1pm on Friday 27th & Monday 30th November 2020
Early bird discount 20% until the 16th October
Final bookings need to be booked by the 20th November

Taking place over two Zoom sessions, 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.

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Coming soon early 2021
This 3-day workshop held over Zoom 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.

 

Our Training Terms & Conditions can be found here

Knowledge & Resources

Keep abreast of the latest news in the children's services sector.

Technology problems remain in remote hearings in family justice system

27/10/2020

Parents, other family members and organisations supporting parents have reported concerns about remote hearings in the family justice system.

While most professionals who responded to the survey carried out by the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory felt that things were working more smoothly than in April when Nuffield carried out a previous survey, parents, other family members [...]

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Most victims and survivors of abuse who seek redress have negative experience

26/10/2020

The vast majority of victims and survivors of non-recent abuse who have sought redress have had a negative experience, research has found.

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse carried out surveys on the subject of redress and asked respondents if they had sought redress for the abuse they suffered. Of the 121 respondents, 52.1% said [...]

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Government should be shocked into action over rise in mental ill health among young people

26/10/2020

The government should be shocked into immediate action to tackle a growing epidemic of mental health problems in children and young people, the children’s commissioner for England has warned.

Anne Longfield’s warnings come as NHS figures show that the proportion of children experiencing a probable mental disorder has increased over the past three years, from one [...]

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