Welcome to the one-stop-shop for reducing parental conflict in Reading 

These pages will guide you through how to support people with parenting responsibilities to reduce conflict in the home.

Here you will find resources, guidance and useful tools to support you in your role as a key facilitator in providing best practice for reducing parental conflict.

The quality of parental relationships, specifically how parents communicate and relate to one another, is a primary influence on children’s mental health and long-term life chances.

Conflict between parents, including those who are separated, living together or non-birth parents is a normal part of relationships. Not all conflict is damaging, but evidence suggests that where conflict between parents is frequent, intense and poorly resolved, this can harm children’s outcomes.

Resources

A directory of resources to support your work ranging from briefing papers to video animations

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Training & opportunities

Information on Reducing Parental Conflict training and professional development opportunities

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Guidance documents

National and local guidance documents including self-assessment and planning tools

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