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Course Summary 
This workshop is designed to focus on the needs of children during their parent’s separation and to consider how parents can best manage the concerns they have to ensure a safe transition for their family. The workshop will involve an interactive case study looking at a family crisis from the point of view of three children of different ages, two short videos, presentations and a group discussion focusing on a pragmatic family situation. 

Speaker - Suzy Power 

Suzy is a mediator, family consultant and dispute resolution specialist. She works alongside a number of family lawyers offering support to their clients on an individual basis as well as to couples in relation to parenting issues. 

Who is this course for / Who should attend? 

The course is suitable for all Family Law professionals. 
This workshop is for any practitioner who wishes to increase their knowledge and confidence in assisting parents in supporting their children. 

Key learning objectives 

Key learning points 

Overall to provide practitioners with the opportunity to consider the worries children carry during their parent’s separation, the impact on them of continuing conflict and how best to support parents in a balanced and sensitive way. 
To focus on helpful language, the use of exploratory questions and pragmatic ideas to help parents keep the children at the centre of their discussions. 
To understand the risk factors for children. 
To consider how to put the protective factors in place for children’s emotional health. 
To encourage practitioners to feel confident about providing constructive and balanced information to parents. 

By the end of the course you will be able to 

By the end of the course, practitioners will have gained a deeper insight into the needs of children and pragmatic ideas to assist parents. Handouts will be provided focusing on helpful language and questions to use with parents, a reminder of what children say with regard to what they would have liked during their parent’s separation and a paper summarising the research. 


09.30 - 10.00 
Registration and Coffee 
10.00 - 11.15 
First Session 
11.15 - 11.30 
Tea / Coffee Break 
11.30 - 12.45 
Second Session 
12.45 - 13.45 
13.45 - 15.00 
Third Session 
15.00 - 15.15 
Tea / Coffee Break 
15.15 - 16.30 
Final Session & Close 

Standard Delegate Rates 

When being run as a public course this 1 day event will typically have a delegate rate of £250.00 + VAT 
Discounts are also available for bookings of 3 delegates or more. For further information please contact 
In addition this course can be run as an in-house training session. Prices will depend on location and numbers of delegates attending. For a detailed proposal please contact us at 
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