This is an introductory 28-hour training course relevant to professionals and therapists who have experience in communicating with and working therapeutically with children and young people and their families. It is focused on families and residential care homes when children have experienced past developmental trauma and have associated attachment difficulties.

Course is 2 x 2 days.  Delegates must be available to attend all four days.


This DDP Level Two 4-day course is for staff who have completed the 4-day Level One training.

The Course is 2 x 2 days.  Delegates must be available to attend all four days. 

It follows on from the ideas and skills introduced in Level One and is suitable for those who are beginning to use the principles and interventions in their day-to-day work.

Courses can run for 4 consecutive days, 2 x 2 days or 1 x 4 days.




This one-day course provides a useful introduction to Solution Focused Practice. It encourages participants to focus on what works, to give priority to outcomes, and to build upon strengths of service users.

This training aims to enable social workers to complete robust and analytic assessments for Special Guardianship Orders that take into account strengths, risks and vulnerabilities and to conduct assessments of support needs for children subject to an SGO and their guardians.