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Working with men training

This training is about working with men and assessing risk in households where harm is suspected.

Who the course is for: This course is available to all practitioners from all Medway agencies and organisations.

Cost: Free for non-profit making organisations, otherwise £100 per delegate.

Course content

The course will cover topics including:

  • finding out who is in the household—acknowledged and unacknowledged including non-resident fathers
  • understanding the need to evaluate family relationships between adults as well as towards the child
  • understanding where risk comes from in families and recognising patterns including personality disorders
  • what works in building a relationship with men in families
  • working in partnership with parents to focus on child’s needs
  • involving men in assessments and protection plans
  • Issues of race, diversity and class
  • Serious Case review lessons

Course objectives

By the end of the course participants will know how to:

  • ensure that everyone who has contact with a child is identified and assessed and include assessments of family relationships in contributions to reports and conferences
  • use research and evidence to quantify the likelihood of risk of harm to a child by carers
  • engage and include men in assessments by establishing effective working relationships
  • work in partnership with carers and parents to promote better outcomes for children
  • help develop protection plans that include men and better protect children

Training dates and times

Further dates to be confirmed.

Book onto the course

To register your interest to book onto the course please complete our MSCP training application form.

More about the course

Trainer/Facilitator: TBC


Unfortunately, parking is not available to delegates at Gun Wharf. However, parking is available within a short walk. Lunch is not provided but delegates are welcome to use the on-site café facilities.

Cancellation policy

Places on MSCP courses are limited. If you can’t attend a course for any reason you must tell us at least 5 working days before the course date.

Tell us be emailing or by giving written notification. If you fail to tell the MSCP, a cancellation charge of £100 may apply.