Family Outreach Support Worker Training

Family Outreach Support Worker Training

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Course Overview

This Family Support Worker qualification is designed to provide learners with the skills and practical knowledge to support families experiencing a range of issues, from domestic abuse to divorce and alcohol addiction. You’ll learn about The Children and Families Act 2014, the responsibilities and skills of the Outreach Worker, as well as the legal responsibilities that come with the role. 

This course includes case studies and audiovisual training on essential topics such as how to identify the signs of abuse in children, safeguarding best practice, staging an intervention and relationship-building. Throughout, you will develop excellent communication, counselling and active listening skills that will help you to identify your clients’ needs and get a head start in your career. 

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We provide quality training for aspiring professionals with no previous credentials. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain a solid understanding of the principles of The Children and Families Act 2014
  • Understand the skills, knowledge and career path for a Family Outreach Support Worker
  • Learn about the different types of domestic abuse and their impact on the family unit
  • Know how to support parents with children suffering from substance abuse
  • Be able to provide support to children whose parents are divorcing or separating
  • Learn how to safeguard children and identify signs of abuse in children
  • Develop excellent communication, active listening and counselling skills
  • Build positive working relationships with families going through difficult times

Who is this Course for

This Outreach Worker Training Course applies to the following:

  • Aspiring professionals looking for a formal qualification to kickstart their career
  • Outreach Support Workers who are new to the field and want to develop their skillset
  • Anyone who is looking to start a career in a non-profit organisation or with a local authority
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about the role of a Family Outreach Support Worker

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will have a range of skills and qualities needed to start a successful career in the following professions:

  • Family Outreach Support Worker
  • Family Therapist/Counsellor
  • Children’s Social Care Worker
  • Youth Support & Development Worker

Course Curriculum

Module 1 - The role of family support worker
The functions, work environment, and daily activities of a family support worker 00:15:00
The key responsibilities of a family support worker and different specialisations 00:15:00
The key qualities of a family support worker and what a family support worker should expect 00:15:00
Duties as a family support worker 00:15:00
Professional development, career prospects, and anticipated salary as a family support worker 00:05:00
A day in the life of a family support worker 00:15:00
Pros and cons of being a family support worker 00:05:00
Work-life balance as a family support worker 00:15:00
Top tips for family support workers 00:05:00
Module 2 - Legislation, policy, and guidance
Introduction to legislation, policy, and guidance 00:05:00
Overview of legislation – England 00:15:00
The Children and Families Act 2014 00:30:00
Policy and guidance – England 00:15:00
Overview of legislation – Scotland 00:05:00
Policy and guidance – Scotland 00:15:00
Overview of legislation – Northern Ireland 00:05:00
Policy and guidance – Northern Ireland 00:05:00
Overview of legislation – Wales 00:05:00
Overview of legislation – Wales 00:05:00
Module 3 - The family issues and solving them
Parental mental health – how to help children living with parents with mental health problems 00:15:00
Parental mental health – intervention and support for children and families 00:15:00
Parental substance misuse – how to help children living with parents who misuse alcohol and drugs 00:05:00
Parental substance misuse – assessing the risk of parental alcohol and drug misuse 00:05:00
Parental substance misuse – intervention and support for children and families 00:05:00
Domestic abuse – what is domestic abuse? 00:05:00
Separation, divorce, and parental responsibility 00:05:00
Separation, divorce, and contact 00:05:00
General advice on talking about difficult topics 00:15:00
Books to help talking about difficult topics 00:15:00
Module 4 - Safeguarding - assessing need and providing help
Introduction to safeguarding – a child-centred, coordinated approach 00:30:00
Early help 00:30:00
Access, referral, and information sharing 00:30:00
Disabled children, carers, youth establishments, and contextual safeguarding 00:15:00
Assessment purpose, protocols, principles, and parameters 00:15:00
Analysis, outcomes, and timeliness 00:30:00
Processes for managing individual Part 1 00:30:00
Processes for managing individual Part 2 00:15:00
Processes for managing individual Part 3 00:15:00
Module 5 - Building relationships
Types of family and what makes healthy families 00:15:00
Why relationships are key to good social work 00:30:00
The importance of relationships in social work to relationships in social work 00:30:00
The personal qualities required for relationship building 00:15:00
Working on empathy to build relationships 00:15:00
The professional attributes required for relationship building 00:15:00
Self-knowledge and professional use of self in relationship building 00:15:00
Taking an individualised approach, involving the parents, what parents want from the relationship, sharing information, and building trust 00:30:00
Challenges in relationship building 00:15:00
The difference between getting the relationship right and getting it wrongb 00:30:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Family Outreach Support Worker Training 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Family Outreach Support Worker Training 00:20:00
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  1. Ruby Vasquez

    5

    Brilliant!! Very informative and full of great tips and trick!

  2. Wendy Richards

    5

    I like each and every module of the course

  3. Richard Martineau

    5

    Firstclass. I’m impressed and woulod love to recommend others. xx

  4. Anne Nisbett

    5

    superb support worker course, undoubtedly the best course ever!! keep it up! (y)

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