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Collaborative Working: A Whole Family Approach

Course Overview

This online course will increase your understanding of the impact of whole family working and the key principles of whole family intervention.

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Define the role of the dedicated key worker, and the qualities and attributes that make a successful dedicated worker
  • Apply the whole family approach to your practice
  • Describe the benefits of working with the whole family in order to improve outcomes for children, young people and their parents and carers
  • Discuss and identify methods of delivering practical 'hands-on' support

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • A dedicated worker, dedicated to the whole family
  • A persistent, assertive and challenging approach
  • Considering the family as a whole
  • Practice 'Hands On' Support
  • Case Studies
  • Online Test

Target Audience

This course is aimed at all workers who come into contact with children and families, and can be viewed as an introduction or refresher for lead professionals.


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completing of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

How easy it is to use and you can keep going to and from the course when needed due to work commitments.
19/01/2017 CL
Using a family as a case study throughout demonstrated practical application of the things discussed.
10/01/2017 LC
I enjoy the interactive parts of the modules. I like the way it covers visual, auditory and kinetic learning within each section
15/10/2015 PC
I particularly liked the pictures that you clicked to retrieve more information.
17/09/2015 JL
The online training was very easy to use and give very precise instruction of what to do. The layout was very effective throughout
04/09/2015 MK
I liked the case study at the end as it showed a real life example, this meant we could see how working with the whole family worked in practice
02/09/2015 LA
The language was clear and understandable
18/08/2015 RP
Clear and simple, not any Jargon
19/08/2015 SE
Excellent refresher module. I work as a GP locum so getting on courses is difficult and very expensive
RM 11/08/2015
Very easy to navigate through the training. I particularly liked the prompts
AB 21/07/2015
The course was very easily navigated, I like that you can stop and save then resume where you were
AM 26/06/2015
I really enjoyed that it was a mixture of listening, reading and participating
AM 21/05/2015
The course was very clear and concise, I would defiantly use this training package again. This site and course was advised to me by my nursery practitioner so I can honestly say this company must be doing something correct for referrals from a first class business operative to myself
KR 19/04/2015
It was helpful to click into the 'more' boxes for more detail and explanation. EI 20/03/2015
Very Good. I liked the case study that followed through the presentation
KG 26/01/2015

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943-605976.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 hours.

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