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Level 3 Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting

The Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting is a Customised Qualification which is accredited with nationally recognised awarding body NCFE CACHE.

This qualification is designed for parents who care for children who have experienced developmental trauma. It also supports professionals who work with families to aid them and can serve as proof of their Continual Professional Development (CPD).

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In the COURSE You Will...

  • Give learners a comprehensive overview of how children become traumatised, the effects on the child, and the resulting behaviours.

  • Enable learners to understand the importance of using therapeutic parenting techniques with children who have experienced early childhood trauma.

  • Identify reasons why children with attachment difficulties provoke strong responses in the Therapeutic Parent.

  • Enable Therapeutic Parents to recognise their own responses to children with attachment difficulties.

  • Assist Therapeutic Parents in recognising and managing compassion fatigue/ blocked care.

  • Provide Therapeutic Parents with the skills and knowledge to avoid feeling disempowered and therefore lessen the impact of blocked care (compassion fatigue). 

  • Provide supporting professionals and mentoring carers with the skills and knowledge to identify manage and support others in blocked care (optional unit).

  • Equip Therapeutic Parents with the skills and knowledge to begin to work therapeutically with children with attachment difficulties. 

  • Enable Therapeutic Parents to apply practical therapeutic parenting behaviour management strategies, when working with children who have suffered early life trauma.

  • Enable Therapeutic parents and supporting professionals to identify therapeutic parenting models and apply the P.A.C.E model. 

  • Equip Therapeutic parents and supporting professionals with the tools to solve complex relationship issues between professionals and carers caring for traumatised children.

Accredited by NCFE

Customised Award certification from NCFE

Our course has been accredited by NCFE, an awarding organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England and Wales. NCFE’s regulators are the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and the Welsh Government in Wales. This course isn’t regulated by Ofqual but has been accredited by NCFE as a Customised Award.

This course has been accredited as a Customised Qualification and we have benchmarked the course’s learning outcomes at Level 3 (using a notional framework’s level descriptors) to allow you to consider the difficulty and depth of study.

On completion of this Customised Qualification, learners will receive a certificate of achievement from NCFE. 

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Programme Costs

£1440* Per Person
£1050* For NATP Members. 


£120* Per Month over 12 months.
£87.50* Per Month over 12 months for NATP Members.

*Inclusive of VAT.

Ways to enrol

To activate NATP Members discount and/or set up payment plans click ENROL

For non NATP members who want to pay in full. Click ONLINE SHOP

Get in touch today for more information about our therapeutic parenting course.

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