Accredited Family Group Conference Co-Ordinator Skills Practice

Online Accredited Family Group Conference

Facilitator Training

OCN Level 3


Lock down and skill up in Family Group Conference Co-Ordinator training. Our three day course covers all that is needed to become a fully fledged Co-Ordinator with a nationally recognised accreditation from Open College Network. Our training programme is the largest online training available across the UK and Ireland.  

The course will cover: 

  • Ethos, Values and Philosophy
  • Theories underpinning the process
  • The Five Stages of Family Group Conference
  • Strength Based Approaches

Preparing participants

  • Remaining Child Focused
  • Working with Fears, Tears and Hope
  • Allowing the narrative to unfold
  • What is behind resistance and how to work with the energy
  • Positions, shift and moving forward

The Family Gathering 

  • Setting up the room
  • Creating a safe and nurturing space
  • Facilitating the pre-Private Time meeting
  • Clarifying ambiguity and perceptions
  • Keeping it child centred solutions
  • The agreement
  • Developing the plan
  • Closing and reviewing

Also included:

  • Open College Network Accreditation @ Level 3 
  • Training and practice materials
  • 60 page training manual 
  • Telephone/Email/virtual Support with the first conference 
  • Access to further upskilling training including; Restorative Practices, Mediation, and creative engagement skills 

"Thank you for such an energetic and fun filled training. It is the first time that I have looked forward to online training. The skills practice, the knowledge and the sharing of case studies brought the whole thing alive for me. I could have happily done another 3 days without complaint" EB, Devon.

There are a limited number of places available. Booking early is recommended as we apply a first come first served policy. 

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