The ARISE Academy is a nationwide training organisation specifically designed to meet the workforce development needs of managers, supervisors and front-line practitoners working with families in a wide range of different settings. It’s vision is to equip practitioners to be knowledgable, confident and competent in the work they undertake to improve parenting capacity and through this the long term outcomes of children and young people.
The ARISE Academy works in partnership with nationwide and local commissioning organisations in the statutory and voluntary sectors to ensure that frontline practice is in alignment with the requirments of the National Occupational Standards for Work with Parents. It only uses course material that is evidence-based with sound underpinning theoretical knowledge and understanding built on world-wide research into building family well-being.
The ARISE Academy offers a range of different training programmes that are accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which are recognised by employers and professionals working in the field. It also offers complimentary non-accredited courses that allow managers and supervisors to remain up-to-date in their knowledge base.
The ARISE Academy uses experienced trainers and assessors who meet high quality assurance standards and have a background of practice with families including those with complex and multiple needs. All associates undertake a rigorous training the trainers prior to delivering ARISE Academy course programmes.
The ARISE Academy trains managers, supervisors, family support practitioners and key workers within the health, social care, education and voluntary sectors. These include the following:
- Family support practitioners
- Outreach workers
- Family intervention key workers
- Health visitors
- School nurses
- Youth offending key workers
- Social care family support practitioners
- Social workers
- Voluntary sector and faith community workers
- Parenting support workers in schools and colleges
- Connexions advisors
- Housing family support workers
- Pastoral teaching staff
- Learning mentors
- Early years practitioners
- Nursery nurses
- CAHMS workers