Reducing parental conflict

20 Jul 2022

What is the reducing parental conflict programme?

The reducing parental conflict programme has been designed to upskill schools in supporting parents to reduce conflict within their relationship, whether they are together or separated.

In turn, they can then improve outcomes for their children. Read more about the reducing parental conflict programme.

Why is it important for you to be aware of reducing parental conflict?

When parents are in conflict, research suggests that this reduces the effectiveness of other interventions for the family. Addressing parental conflict and the quality of interparental relationships is a critical component of improving child outcomes.

In Ealing we are working across services on reducing family conflict and supporting families earlier so conflict does not lead to lasting damage for children, young people and parents. Offering support to address other issues in families is likely to be ineffective where the conflict between parents is not acknowledged and addressed.

Watch the video below to find out more about why reducing parental conflict matters to children and to services: Why reducing parental conflict matters to children and to services

Ealing offer to all schools working with children and families

View the Introduction to reducing parental conflict webinar from Tavistock. This is an introduction to the principles of parental conflict and how it affects children. This will be followed up with training courses available via Ealing CPD Online. Details will follow in the Autumn.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2022

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