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The Role of The Family Engagement Officer Level 2 – Leeds

Date: 09 February 2018
Registration: 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Course: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: leeds


 The second of three professional training courses for staff working with and engaging families. This one-day course is designed to further develop the delegate’s understanding of the Family Engagement Officer role. Working within a school context and in partnership with other agencies and with parents, the Family Engagement Officer offers early intervention, support, guidance and advice to improve outcomes for children, young people and families. This course provides new ideas, resources, information and practical approaches to further develop the role.


·  Understand the various ways that the Family Engagement Officer can advocate on children’s, young people’s and families’ behalf when   working with other partners and making referrals to other agencies.

·  To be able to use methods to identify, engage and develop targeted parents to achieve the desired outcomes.

·  Effective ways to evaluate parental and family progression. Develop an outstanding action plan.

·  Organise and present documentation professionally.

·  Understand the role that the Family Engagement Officer has in the safeguarding of pupils.

·  Practice and understand the principles underpinning accurate and relevant case note writing and record keeping.

·  Understand and use the templates for making referrals and gathering information for assessments and case conferences.

Course Leader

Nicola S Morgan


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Target Audience

Early years, primary and secondary staff.


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  • Spot on! I left with lots of food for thought and lots of actions. The time flew despite it being a long day. The venue was super.

  • I found it to be an excellent course both in way of content delivery. Very thought provoking and of great benefit to me as a governor in the personnel and disciplinary committees. Thank you.

  • Absolutely brilliant. Good pace, snappy, relevant, great advice, ideas and content. Thank you.

  • Excellent trainer and training. Very good delivery. I am very interested in more courses available! The training has helped me to look back at ways of becoming effective.

  • Excellent-lovely manner of presenter – human, funny, engaging. Excellent content- just what I wanted – with very supportive work book. Really want to go on and try some of the techniques and read the book.

  • Absolutely fantastic. It was so relevant and so applicable. Ellen was so approachable for answering questions and opening up. Possibly life-changing! So adaptable to the needs/wishes of the group. Thank you very much.

  • Brilliant! Very knowledgeable trainer with lots of examples I can use in school. The whole day was packed full of great ideas and very current information from Ofsted. Lots of good practise that I can take back to school. Thank you.

  • Excellent! The most beneficial course I’ve attended in years. Re-inspired me to put into practise some of the things I’d stopped doing.

    L. Watt, Sharnbrook Upper School
  • Excellent! Clearly presented. Excellent course materials with practical ideas and resources which may be adapted. We look forward to implementing the 6 week programme which is highly relevant to the students we work with. This has left me with skills which may be used tomorrow and a programme to develop and implement in the future. Diolch!

    N. Morgan, Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr
  • Training was highly relevant. Lots of good information and advice from both the trainer and staff from other schools. Really enjoyed this training today. Catherine did a great training session.

    L. Robb, Cranhill Primary, Scotland