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Tools to Support Work with Children and Families

This package includes:

  • Over 8 hours of high quality content and comprehensive information about how tools can support work with families.ToolsImg
  • Detailed descriptions supporting you to construct and use: Chronologies, eco maps, genograms, timelines and an overview of The Outcomes Star.
  • Detailed descriptions for each of the tools
  • Links to templates and example forms (for reference throughout the year)
  • Activities and quizzes - to embed and test what has been learnt

Why is this course useful?

  • Helps you to gain an understanding of the family, their relationships and their interactions
  • They are a useful way to form relationships with family members
  • It will give you an insight into families’ lives
  • They are useful tools for assessment
  • They help you organise information
  • They often feel less invasive for families
  • They are a great way to get family members to open up
  • They are often fun and visual tool to create

Learning outcomes

  • An understanding of the key features of each of the tools for working with children and families
  • Gain a thorough understanding of chronologies, what they are, who uses them and how and when to use them
  • An understanding of genograms, how they help you, tips on how and when to use them and the most common symbols
  • An understanding of eco maps and what they are, when to use them including how to use them with families and the most common symbols
  • An understanding of timelines what they provide, how to get families to open up, preparing for the meeting, dealing with sensitive information and closing the meeting
  • An overview of the Outcome (Family) Star and its benefits

Very informative and I particularly enjoyed the interactive exercise. Interesting and motivating.

Good course. Delivered in a timely way with interesting transitions in power point slides and useful information.   


All of this, including 24/7 access for one year starting from only £29 per user (50+ users).   A full price schedule is available here.  Contact us to discuss a discount on multiple licences.

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