No, you will be provided access to the self-directed learning modules for the courses you are already accredited to deliver. You can complete the online training if you would like.
If you want to become accredited to deliver any new courses, you will need to pay an additional fee of £250 (excl VAT) and complete the course.
Yes, despite experience or qualifications everyone that wishes to become a member must attend all training sessions and complete the training in 3 months.
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.
Yes it can if the facilitator feels comfortable to do so. We recommend that you put in place a document that can guide you to ensuring you consider safeguarding. Our team can support you with this.
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.
No. We do not believe that it is ethical to ask children to role play abuse they may have been exposed to. Even if the child opts out, it is not in their best interest to watch their peers role playing abuse. This method can re-traumatise children and it will not help children to process their trauma.
Nope - find out why - click here
Yes - we are offering a free training course to accredited Healing Together facilitators to enable them to deliver the programme to children that are experiencing ongoing stress and/or anxiety.
The resources (i.e. information sheets and leaflets) in the online portal have been updated.
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.
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
Secondary group programme: 6 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- if the children are attending the Healing Together programme to support with their ongoing stress and/or anxiety.
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.
It is important parents/carers feel comfortable with their child attending the Healing Together programme. The online portal houses a leaflet for parents/carers and a video. These resources provide lots of information.
Watch the video: click here