Carol Platteuw offers the following training courses 

For Social Workers :

  • 4 Day course – Direct work with children

"I just wanted to let you know OFSTED were very impressed with the direct work skills that our social workers are picking up from your course.  We had one of their monitoring visits recently and our Principal Social Worker has since written to staff, saying among other things that "In relation to Training & Development the Listening to Children training programme was specifically referenced by inspectors, as interviewed social workers said this had supported their direct work.  Thanks Carol for inspiring and skilling our social workers!Training and Development Manager for a London Borough

  • 1 Day course – Working with children under 11

  • 1 Day course – Working with children over 11

  • 1 Day course – Therapeutic Life Story Work

"Your training and direct work advice has really helped my practice as a Child Protection social worker - so thank you for that.Social Worker in a London Borough

For Adoptive parents, Foster Carers or Special Guardians

  • 1 Day course on Theraeutic Play

  • 1 Day course on Attachments and Trauma

  • 1 Day course on Developmental Trauma and Empathic Parenting

  • 1 Day course on an Introduction to Theraplay

  • 1 Day course on Helping children with their life story

Comments from delegates
‘Fantastic – thank you.’
‘ An excellent course’
‘It’s given me more tools to cope and manage situations with my children, hopefully more effectively’
‘I gained skills on how to balance between my own attachment and that of my child.’
‘The practical strategies on how to tackle difficult subjects and initiate discussions about my child’s life story have been greatly beneficial’.