Module 8: Communicating with families

Learning record

Date: 02 December 2016

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Studied the following SCIE e-learning activity:

Module 8: Communicating with families

e-Learning series: Parental mental health and families

e-Learning resource: Module 8: Communicating with families

Learning aims:

The aim of this module is to promote greater confidence in communicating with family members about issues of parental mental health and child welfare by:

  • highlighting the importance of communicating sensitively and effectively with all family members
  • providing opportunities for the reader to reflect on their existing communication skills and identify areas for improvement
  • exploring the barriers and enablers to maintaining good communication in parental mental health and child welfare work as identified by parents, children and staff
  • providing practice examples and communication strategies that can be used to talk to parents about their mental health; to children about their parents' mental health and what that means for them; and to help family members talk to each other

Estimated online study time: 20-30 minutes