Talking with families about parental relationships: Practical tips and guiding questions

This short guide provides practitioners and leads in local areas with practical tips on how to talk to families about parental conflict, and how to alleviate negative feelings about relationship support. Parental conflict can be a sensitive topic for families. We know that conflict between parents is a normal part of relationships, and seeing conflict […]

Developing a relationship support pathway for families: A support pathway model

This tool is designed to help you to develop a relationship support pathway for families in your local area, with the goal of reducing the impact of harmful conflict between parents on children. The starting point for a support pathway is a map of existing services across the continuum of needs in the local area. […]

Putting parental relationships at the heart of Family Hubs

This short guide for professionals working in all areas of Family Hubs summarises the evidence on parental conflict, and provides practical steps for integrating reducing parental conflict (RPC) into local Family Hubs. It also includes the voices of local leaders and parents reflecting on local practice and experience in this area. Evidence shows that parental […]

Strengthening family networks

We want to see children and young people supported by their family to develop and thrive, and to be safely in their homes with their families as much as possible

Championing Kinship Carers: Moving towards evidence-based support for kinship families

Following today’s publication of the Department for Education’s national Kinship Strategy, our Deputy Chief Executive Donna Molloy shares her reflections on the strategy and outlines our plans to help build the evidence base around kinship care. Today’s launch of the Department for Education’s first national Kinship Strategy is an important acknowledgement and celebration of the […]