Family Support Worker

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Family Support Worker

Are you interested in helping people living a better, problem-free family life? Or, you may be good at tackling a problem, bring out the solution systematically. Then the rewarding career of Family Support Worker is for you. And guess what, we're here to facilitate you with the most demanded learning opportunity ever on family support work with this spectacular Family Support Worker course.

Bonus Courses with Family Support Worker Course:

With this Family Support Worker course, you'll get the following two additional courses completely FREE.

  1. Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Training
  2. Microsoft Excel Course

A Family Support Worker works to make a positive impact on the lives of children, young people, and families. If you are up to embrace the challenging and varied role of a family support worker, this Family Support Worker course is definitely what you are looking for.

Support the families in need with expert knowledge and understanding, and confidently grow your career more than ever before! Family Support Worker course is going to give you practical knowledge on your career; your tasks will be easier with better and precise knowledge, and your days will no longer seem hectic, yet productive as a qualified family support worker.

By becoming a Family Support Worker, you can earn between £18,000 and £24,000. However, with experience and proper knowledge, it may raise up to £50,000.

Our Family Support Worker course will help you get a good grasp of all the ins and outs of this profession in just hours. Whether you want to join this rewarding profession or want to excel in your career as a Family Support Worker, this online training will be a perfect match for both.

Why Family Support Worker Course?

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Learning Benefits of the Family Support Worker Course:

The focus of a Family Support Worker role is to provide support to service users, empowering them to address various challenges, reducing problems and risks and, in some cases, helping to make sure that children can remain with their family.

With our Family Support Worker course, you'll learn-

After successful completion of this Family Support Worker course, you'll

  • Know the professional development, career prospects, and how to become a family support worker
  • Learn in detail about the legislation, policy and guidance
  • Learn how to do intervention and support for children and families with mental health problems
  • Know how to assess the risk of parental alcohol and drug misuse
  • Understand how the law decides on 'contact' with children and be able yo talk about difficult topics with children
  • Learn the child-centred approach to safeguarding and coordinated approach to safeguarding
  • Learn about disabled children, carers, youth establishments and contextual safeguarding
  • Know in detail about assessment purpose, protocols, principles and parameters
  • Learn the professional attributes required for relationship building and more

Why Taking This Family Support Worker Course is a Smart Choice:

  • 10 hours of Audio-Visual learning with all updated information
  • Contents Designed and Prepared by Expert Professionals
  • Affordable premium-quality E-learning content, you can learn at your own pace
  • You will receive a completion certificate upon completing the course
  • Internationally recognised Accredited Certificate would boost up your resume


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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The Family Support Worker course is broken down into 7 manageable modules and the Bonus course Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Training also has 7 modules in it. Learners are to get a 10 hours of enjoyable Audio-Visual Learning experience through these online courses.

****Course Curriculum ****

***Family Support Worker***

This Family Support Worker Diploma is designed with the following modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Family Support Work

  • Principles of Family Support
  • Function of Family Support Worker
  • Duties & Responsibilities of a Family Support Worker
  • Daily Activities of a Family Support Worker
  • The Key Qualities of a Family Support Worker
  • How to Become a Family Support Worker
  • Salary and Working Hours
  • Professional Development
  • Career Prospects as a Family Support Worker
  • Summary/Keynotes of the Module

Module 2: Legislation, Policy, and Guidance

  • Introduction to Legislation, Policy, and Guidance
  • Overview of Legislation – England (
  • The Children and Families Act of 2014
  • Policy and Guidance – England
  • Legislation, Policy and Guidance – Scotland
  • Legislation, Policy and Guidance – Northern Ireland
  • Legislation, Policy and Guidance – Wales
  • Summary/Keynotes of the Module

Module 3: Solving Family Issues: part-1

  • What are Mental Health Problems?
  • Parental Mental Health and the Impact on Children of Different Ages
  • The Impact of Parental Mental Health Problems on Parenting
  • Intervention and Support for Children and Families with Mental Health Problems
  • Parental Substance Misuse – What It is and How It Impacts Children
  • Assessing the Risk of Parental Alcohol and Drug Misuse
  • Intervention and Support for Children and Families with Parental Substance Misuse
  • Domestic Abuse – What It is and How It Impacts Children
  • Summary/Keynotes of the Module

Module 4: Solving Family Issues: part-2

  • How to Help Children Deal With Divorce or Separation of Their Parents
  • Defining 'parental Responsibility' and Who It is Given To
  • How the Law Decides on 'contact' with Children
  • Talking about Difficult Topics with Children
  • Books to Assist with Having Difficult Conversations with Children and Teenagers
  • Summary/Keynotes of the Module

Module 5: Safeguarding - Assessing Need and Providing Help: Part-1

  • What 'safeguarding' is and Why It is Necessary for Children
  • Legislation Created to Help Protect Children
  • Who is Responsible for Safeguarding Children
  • Child-centred Approach to Safeguarding
  • Coordinated Approach to Safeguarding
  • Assessing Need and Providing Early Help
  • Access Referral and Information Sharing
  • Summary/Keynotes of the Module

Module 6: Safeguarding - Assessing Need and Providing Help: Part-2

  • Disabled Children, Carers, Youth Establishments and Contextual Safeguarding
  • Assessment of Disabled Children and Their Carers
  • Assessment of Young Carers

Module 7: Building Relationships

  • Types of Family and What Makes Healthy Families
  • Why Relationships are Key to Good Social Work
  • The Personal Qualities Required for Relationship Building

**Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Training**

Module 1: Introduction to Domestic Violence & Abuse

  • What is Domestic Violence
  • Who is at risk of Domestic Violence
  • Types of domestic violence
  • Myths and Reality about Domestic Violence on Children

Module 2: The Components of Domestic Violence

  • Why Do Victims Stay?
  • Why victims don’t report
  • The Components of power and control
  • The Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Module 3: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Victims

  • Who can be a victim of domestic violence ?
  • What are the characteristics of victims that are more likely to be abused?
  • Who perpetrates domestic violence
  • Violence Against Women & Children
  • The Impact of Physical Abuse

Module 4: The Impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse on Children

  • The Impact of Domestic Abuse on Children: Key Facts
  • Definition of child abuse
  • Who is at risk and why?
  • Types of Abuse
  • Neglect
  • Domestic Abuse

Module 5: Assessing the Risks of Domestic Violence and Abuses on Children

  • Factors that may increase the risk
  • Where risks come from?
  • Single Assessment Process
  • How to assess if the child is at risk of harm or not?
  • How to recognise a risky situation?

Module 6: Supporting the Victim and Reporting Incidents

  • What Is Disclosure?
  • What to Do If a Victim Discloses
  • Understand Why Children Don’t Disclose
  • Taking Action
  • Your Responsibilities
  • Fulfilling ‘Duty of Care’

Module 7: Record Keeping

  • What to Record?
  • When to Record?
  • How to Record?
  • What Is a Concern?
  • Why Should One Keep Records?
  • What Happens If One Doesn’t Keep Effective Records?
  • Storage of Information
  • Sharing of Information


After completing all the modules of the Family Support Worker course, your learning will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice based exam. You may choose to participate in a Mock Exam before attending the Family Support Worker course completion Final Exam with no extra cost.


Now you can get the Course Completion Certificate of Family Support Worker course from Skill Up at a 50% reduced price. The PDF version is for only £4.5 (Previously £9) and the Hard Copy is for only £7.5 (Previously £15), while both versions will cost you £12 (Previously £24) only.

Who is this course for?

Existing professionals or newbies who work in this field can amplify their skills & knowledge of this topic with our internationally-recognised Family Support Worker training, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career graph.

We know what Modern Online Learners are looking for – flexibility and accessibility. All of our courses are crafted and designed with those two words in mind. Grab a smart device or log in to your desktop to access our premium course contents. Don’t worry, our expert tutors and student assistants will be there for round the clock.

If you desire to learn and climb the ladder of success with your learning, we won’t ask for any specific prior education or experience. Enrol now in Family Support Worker and start your learning journey.


What are the Requirements of Family Support Worker Course?

  • No formal qualifications required, anyone from any academic background can take this course.
  • Access to any internet-enabled smart device.

Career path

Job titles vary, and Family Support Worker may also be known as a:

  • Family intervention officer
  • Family outreach officer
  • Family welfare assistant
  • Key worker
  • Parenting support worker
  • Project worker

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