Online Courses

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What is Therapeutic Parenting?

What IS Therapeutic Parenting? Sarah Naish explains in straight forward, jargon free language to set you on the right path to heal your traumatised child. Created by an adopter and former MD of successful (Ofsted 'Outstanding') therapeutic fostering agency, this FREE 10 minute video will give you a useful overview of the key points.

Understanding Your Traumatised Child

Why do our children DO the things they do??!! Like you, 17 years ago, I probably said this 100 times a day about my five adopted children. You don't have to wait 17 years to find out. Watch our FREE video which explains how they think and why they behave this way - change your life in 13 minutes.

If you feel that every statement is argued with, or that the simplest task becomes a battleground between you and your child, this is the video for you.

How to Deal with Mad Lying

Does your child look you straight in the eyes and tell you lies which you know cannot be true? Do you sometimes feel that this is driving you mad? Need strategies to quickly fix this AND help the child? This is the course for you.

Do you have a child who talks constantly? Are they always asking questions but not listening to the answer? Do you sometimes feel like your brain will explode with the noise!? This video will give you quick strategies to help you and the child straight away.

How to Deal with Food Issues

Is your child a slow eater? Do they reject your food and complain about it? If this behaviour is driving you mad, then you need the quick strategies and common sense in this course in our 5 minute video series.

How to Deal with Other Professionals

Do you feel that professionals do not understand what you are dealing with every day with your child? Are you being blamed, judged, and feel isolated? If so, you need the How to Deal with professionals course.  The latest in our 5 minute video series. Real tried and tested strategies that work!

How to Deal with Destruction

Does your child chew holes in their clothes? Are they always breaking and damaging things? This 7 minute video, made by a therapeutic parenting expert, will give you insight and top tips to reduce or stop this behaviour.

How to Deal with Schools (Homework & Discipline)

Are you having a nightmare trying to get your child to do their homework? Do you find the school has unrealistic expectations, and are failing to understand your child's attachment difficulties? If so, this 10 minute video has the answer.

How to Deal with Social Media

Are you struggling to mange phone and Internet use with your child? We have some quick, effective strategies to give you back control.

How to Manage the Early Days

If you are expecting a child to be placed with you soon, this short video will help to smooth the early days by giving you excellent insight and top practical tips from an experienced therapeutic parent.

Introduction to Therapeutic Parenting

A 60 minute course for Parents and Professionals who wish to understand the difference between ‘standard’ parenting and ‘therapeutic’ parenting. This course is essential for anyone wishing to progress to other courses relating to P.A.C.E, Attachment, and Effects of Trauma. 


You may have come across the term ‘therapeutic parenting’ when attending meetings. When we go out to deliver training we are often asked what the term actually means. This short course has been devised to give a thorough overview of what therapeutic parenting actually means and why we use that term. This course is designed to complement face-to-face training courses. We understand that online training is more accessible to parents with their busy lives and this course gives them a good grounding in attachment and therapeutic parenting prior to or alongside face-to-face training.



• To look at the difference between ‘standard’ parenting and ‘therapeutic’ parenting.

• To understand why the children we care for need therapeutic parenting.

Dealing with Lying & Stealing

Strengthening Connections – This course explains why children with AD do this, how it makes you feel, and gives practical strategies to reduce the behaviour, while making you feel better and more connected. All our courses will help to ‘heal their brain’ and build links between cause and effect using empathy.

• To share information about why children with Attachment Disorder steal and lie.


• To look at how this makes the carer feel.

• To enable Therapeutic Parents to apply practical behaviour management strategies which build connections in the child’s brain AND between the carer and child, which reduces the behaviour.

Therapeutic Parenting PACE in Real Life

This certificated course gives an excellent overview of the Dan Hughes P.AC.E model with practical applications to help parents, carers, and supporting professionals to apply therapeutic parenting strategies. The course also clearly explains the complex behaviours of children who have suffered developmental trauma, (attachment difficulties), and will help parents and professionals to consolidate therapeutic parenting strategies and to work more effectively together, achieving better outcomes for children.


• To share information regarding the complex behaviours of children we care for.

• To be given the tools to implement P.A.C.E. and get practical real life strategies when caring for children with AD.

• To consolidate Therapeutic Parenting strategies (used when looking after children with AD).

Are you struggling to connect with your child? Do you feel like you are at the end of your tether, exhausted, can’t go on? If so you may be suffering from compassion fatigue (or blocked care). This is our immediate online intervention which will help you right now.


• To explore why children with attachment difficulties provoke strong responses in parents/carers.

• To assist parents/carers in recognising and managing compassion fatigue/ blocked care.

• To discover ways to rediscover empathy and reconnect with your child.

A comprehensive, certificated course for social workers, managers, and other supporting professionals who wish to learn practical strategies to help carers to overcome blocked care (compassion fatigue). The course will assist professionals to consolidate therapeutic parenting knowledge and to work more effectively with parents and carers.


• To enable supporting professionals to recognise their own responses to carers looking after children with attachment difficulties.

• To assist supporting professionals in recognising and managing compassion fatigue with carers and themselves.

• To recognise and interrupt the ‘circle of blame’ thereby improving placement longevity.

Healing Children Through Therapeutic Parenting Seminar (Edited Live Version)

Why do some children need therapeutic parenting? How is it different from ‘standard’ parenting? How can we practically put therapeutic parenting strategies in place and make a REAL difference? UK leading expert Sarah Naish, and her adopted daughter, Rosie Jefferies, answer all of these questions and more in a clear and compelling manner. Inspirational, moving, and motivational. If you are struggling to re parent a child who has suffered early life trauma, this recorded live Seminar is a MUST SEE!


  • To equip parents and professionals with the skills and knowledge to understand why we need to therapeutically parent children who have suffered early life trauma and as a result have attachment difficulties, FASD, and other associated conditions.

  • To enable parents and supporting professionals to implement and support practical therapeutic parenting behaviour management strategies, when working with children with attachment difficulties.

  • To help parents and supporting professionals to avoid other unhelpful methods of parenting.


Level 3 Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting

The Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting is an unregulated qualification which is accredited with the Awarding Body NCFE. It is aimed at parents who are caring for children who have experienced developmental trauma. It is also aimed at supporting professionals who are working with families in order to support them, which can be used as evidence for Continual Professional Development (CPD).

The course is delivered online, with the option of full time (1 year) or part time (2 years) study. To achieve the Diploma learners will complete 400 guided learning hours through our online learning platform, which comprises of video-based tuition and knowledge checks throughout, to enable learners to complete the end of unit assessments. Learners will be provided with tutor support as well as peer supported learning through a forum where there is the opportunity to access online training and online assessment workshops to support their learning. A handbook, including all relevant information, will also be provided at the start of the course.

The Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting is made up of 10 units altogether, this comprises of 7 compulsory units and in addition a choice of 3 option units. Learners will be required to complete a total of 10 units of study.

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