Clare is the Training Manager for Interface, she specialises in project development and professional training. Clare has created and delivered many training programmes for Interface including our Children, Individuals and Families Level 4 Programme which is widely delivered across the Country.
Clare has trained many professionals from a wide range of settings including family support, children social care, police, health, probation, voluntary sector etc. She creates and delivers programmes to suit all levels of ability and prior knowledge.
Clare has worked with organisations to scope the needs of the workforce and written and developed packages of training based on individual needs, service/area needs and the policy agenda. She has designed train the trainer models and provided supervision, mentoring and support to trainers to implement the training in their respective areas.
Clare has worked with local authorities, schools and the voluntary sector following both a targeted and universal agenda. Her professional background was in offering specialist parenting assessments and interventions. Her interests and passions lie in direct work with families including attachment and relationship issues and working with whole families and communities. She was a strategic lead in developing and implementing a parenting service across a large 2 tier LA that saw the take up of parenting groups soar in her area with excellent results.
Clare has a strong base knowledge and understanding of Children Social Care, the Early Help and Troubled Families Agenda. She has worked closely with areas to ensure the workforce needs are being identified to maximise the change in culture and to meet the needs of the vulnerable children and families following government policy.
Clare is trained to deliver a number of parenting interventions and a trainer for the Solihull Approach and the Solihull Parenting programme. She has worked with a number of schools and children’s centres training staff and supporting them to embed parenting interventions into their organisations.
Clare is a qualified trainer who has developed and written many training programs for multi-agency workforce including health, social care and education. She created Working with Children, Individuals and Families Level 4 Programme and supported the creation of our Level 5 leadership course.
Clare is a qualified assessor and has a Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People and is trained in a number of parenting programmes including triple P, Webster Stratton incredible years and Mellow Parenting. Clare is a qualified Solihull trainer. She is currently studying for TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF).