The initial interest of the family support worker is the care of the children, whose parents might be experiencing difficulties. It is very crucial for a support worker to be empathising, reliable and flexible to be able to provide warm support and guidance to children and families in need.
The Family Support Worker Training provides a comprehensive insight into the skills and information related to working with children and families. You’ll understand the fundamental abilities and knowledge related to working with families, recognising and resolving family various problems, safeguarding in the home and so much more.
The course’s modules gradually introduce you to a detailed overview of this field of study using practical examples throughout the course.
This course is composed of useful, practical lectures, review, and exercise practice and analysis broken into step by step arranged modules which make it worth exploring.
Family Support Worker Training Course design
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Family Support Worker Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Family Support Worker Training - Updated Version|
|Module 01: Introduction to Family Support Work||00:24:00|
|Module 02: Legislation, Policy and Guidance||00:51:00|
|Module 03: Solving Family Issues – Part 1||00:49:00|
|Module 04: Solving Family Issues – part 2||00:45:00|
|Module 05: Safeguarding – Assessing need and providing help (Part 1)||00:33:00|
|Module 06: Safeguarding – Assessing Need and Providing Help (Part 2)||00:37:00|
|Module 07: Building Relationships||00:36:00|
|Recommended Readings – Family Support Worker – Level 5||3 days, 4 hours|
|Mock Exam – Family Support Worker Training||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Family Support Worker Training||00:20:00|
|Family Support Worker Training - Old Version|
|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|
|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|
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