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E-learning module

Working with Parents

CPD certified online training Included in membership

Working effectively with parents is key to building successful childminding arrangements with children and their families


About this module

This module will explore what the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements are before breaking down what is needed to help build and maintain lasting effective relationships.

It will explain why working with parents is important for the child, the parent and the childminder and how to put strategies in place to help build these vital relationships right from the start. Communication is the key to success and so the module then covers communication skills, including assertiveness and effective listening.

Understanding parents' needs, priorities and values will help you to consider the ways that parents will engage both initially and going forward.

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of building effective relationships with all parentserstand the importance of building effective relationships with all parents
  • Put in place arrangements to introduce parents to different ways of working together from day 1
  • Use effective communication skills including effective listening
  • Consider parents' needs, priorities and wishes for their child(ren) and understand how to manage any conflict of values
  • Effectively plan and carry out any difficult conversations that are needed with parents

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Topics covered

  • Establishing and maintaining partnerships
  • Managing difficult conversations and conflicts
  • Effective communication
  • Understanding the importance of building effective relationships with **all** parents
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About CPD Accreditation

Step one

Once successfully completed we'll send your name, email address and details of this module to the CPD Accreditation Service.

Step two

The CPD Accreditation Service will email you a certificate showing the number of CPD hours you have earned.

Step three

You can store or print the certificate as a record of your Continuing Professional Development.

About this online training

How long do I have to complete the training?

This module will be available for one year from the date of purchase and can be accessed and completed as many times as needed during that period.

After one year, access can be purchased again at a discounted rate

This module is included as part of membership and available at no extra cost for the lifetime of the memebership.

Can I buy this training as a gift?

Yes, but please make sure you create a new account for the recipient and purchase whilst logged into that account. This ensures certificates are issued in the correct name.