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Think Family Training - Free Event

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Thursday 29th June 2023 - 14.00 till 16.00

Tuesday 17th October 2023 - 09.30 till 11.30

Tuesday 23rd January 2024 - 09.30 till 11.30

Tuesday 16th April 2024 - 09.30 till 11.30

via MS Teams

This free course is intended for all children's workforce practitioners (all staff who work with children, young people and their families).

Providing the knowledge, skills and confidence in understanding the Think Family approach adopted by Thurrock Children Services as an overarching principle.

This course will enable you to understand the key principles and background to the Think Family approach including:

  • Knowledge around relationship and evidence-based interventions used with children and families
  • Introduction to parenting support being provided, including the importance of including fathers
  • Overview of parenting assessment templates used within Thurrock Children Services
  • To develop an understanding of the importance of Family Network Meetings considering a Signs of Safety (SoS) practice model
  • An awareness of 'family time' supervised contact for children and their families.

Please note that whilst this training is free, failure to attend without 5 working days notice will result in a £50 charge.

To book onto this training, please click here

By submitting the application, you agree to the terms and conditions of the below declaration:

  1. I confirm that I have read the attendance criteria and learning outcomes and believe that I will significantly benefit from this learning and that I meet the criteria.
  2. I will take all necessary steps to ensure that the learning outcomes are reinforced in the workplace.
  3. My Line Manager has agreed to me undertaking this training.
  4. I agree to complete initial feedback at the end of this training session and will complete the follow up feedback six weeks later.  I am aware that failure to complete either of these feedbacks will result in notification to my manager and I will not receive my certificate of attendance, which may affect my compliance to meet any statutory requirements.
  5. I understand that places will be allocated by Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Partnership.
  6. I understand that my details may be securely and confidentially retained by Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Partnership for statistical and information purposes only.
  7. For non-chargeable courses, I agree to reimburse Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Partnership for late cancellation or non-attendance, without 5 working days notice.


In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, the information provided on this form will be held for the purposes of training and development.  This information will be stored securely in electronic format and any original hard copies disposed of as confidential waste.  The information will be processed by members of the LSCP Business Team and will be kept in accordance with retention policies.  It may be shared with other LSCP members for the purposes of audit and scrutiny.


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