Working in Partnership with Others: Working relationally with colleagues and parents

Learning Focus
Early Years
Start Date
27 Aug, 2024
Enrol by
13 Aug, 2024
Program Description

This two-day course supports practitioners to gain a broad brush understanding of the core concepts and skills considered to be necessary for building effective relationships with colleagues and parents.

Please note: Whilst this course is influenced by components of the Family Partnership Model (FPM), completion of this course does not equate to having completed FPM training.

Program Outcomes

Completion of the Working in Partnership course will enable participants to:

  • Understand the necessary steps involved in building effective working relationships with each other (colleagues) and parents.
  • Consider what is involved in helping parents to develop the resources they need to improve their current/future situations.
  • Develop an understanding of some process and concepts necessary to develop and/or practise the skills of engaging colleagues and parents.
  • Provide a safe, reflective environment in which to explore, confirm and develop participants own understanding of effective partnership and implications for their practice.

On completion of this course, participants receive a certificate of completion from Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning,
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


  • Developing self and others
Location, Date & Time

This two-day program will be held face-to-face over Term 2 and Term 3 of 2024

South – Glenorchy Library – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 

  • Tuesday 07 May 2024
  • Tuesday 14 May 2024

North-East – St Helen’s – Break O’day Child & Family Centre – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Tuesday 27 August 2024
  • Wednesday 28 August 2024