We have criteria to ensure all facilitators have the relevant skills and knowledge to support the children, and deliver the programme skilfully. You do not need to be a trained therapist. This programme is designed to be delivered in schools and wider community settings.
You will be asked to complete the application form and seek one reference. Once we confirm your application, you will be asked to book on to your training course.
We recommend that two people facilitate each group session. The lead facilitator (certified facilitator) and a co-facilitator (with relevant experience). We believe that people should have the opportunity to learn from each other. We hope the co-facilitator progresses to a lead facilitator in the future.
Yes, despite experience or qualifications everyone that wishes to become a member must attend all training sessions and complete the training in 3 months.
No, everyone will attend the same training despite the programmes they wish to deliver.
In order to maintain safety and quality, we cap the group numbers at:Primary group programme: 5 children maximum
No. Everybody’s experience of domestic abuse is unique and therefore siblings need their own safe space to start their journey of recovery. Having a sibling in the same group can impact their ability to engage effectively in the group.
Yes we recommend that parents/caregivers provides consent for their child to engage in the Healing Together programme. We have provided you a consent form to use, but feel free to use your own.