How to Argue Better

 

How to Argue Better is a training programme for practitioners, designed to help them raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way.

This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. Helping parents understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes.

Practitioners access the training through an online learning programme and a face-to-face workshop, and can refer clients to the free online resource to help them practise and maintain the skills they learn.

How to Argue Better equips front line practitioners to improve child outcomesAfter receiving the training:

  90% of practitioners reported an improved understanding of parental conflict and how it affects children
  81% of practitioners reported an improved understanding of how to protect relationships from the negative effects of parental conflict
  84% of practitioners reported feeling more confident supporting couples to deal with conflict [1]

"Conflict between parents can affect children in a number of ways… a frequent outcome is the development of emotional or behavioural difficulties" (Parental Conflict, OnePlusOne)

For more information on How to Argue Better, or to talk about how this course might suit your objectives, please contact Kate Nicolle, our Learning and Development Training Manager, on 020 3309 7871. or email kate.nicolle@oneplusone.org.uk.

 

References
[1] OPO analysis