1 Day Advanced Training ‘The Solihull Approach to Management’

This training is for managers of services who have previously completed Solihull Approach training.

The training applies the Solihull Approach model to managerial situations using case studies and activities. Unusually, it also integrates an understanding of trauma.

This course is for managers of people. It is assumed that they will work in public or third sector provisions, however the Solihull Approach has proved to be helpful in a wide range of contexts and therefore this training may be beneficial to a wide range of managers in services from Children’s Centres, Health, Education, Family Support, Mental Health services, Social Services, to Prisons, Emergency Services, Housing etc.
The training is for 12 people at a time.
Individuals in the UK can attend training in Solihull see here for dates.
Individuals from abroad, please contact us.
You will need a Supporting Information Booklet, which will be provided if you attend a training in Solihull. This supports delegates to embed theory into practice with summaries of the Solihull Approach model and case examples demonstrating the application to managerial scenarios, and reflection prompts.
Training is available so that practitioners can then cascade the 2 Day Foundation training in their own area. For further information see ‘Train the Trainer (Foundation)’.
Trainings can be tailored for the age-group or area with which the delegates work.
NB: you will not need to purchase a trainers manual to attend the training (unless you wish to deliver the training yourself in your area). A Supporting Information Booklet will be provided.

Type of training:


Typical length:

1 day

Aim of training:

Follows-up and extends the Foundation training, providing an opportunity to refresh the original learning and think about applying it in a managerial context.

Example content:

Brain development, introduction to the Solihull Approach model, activities to enable managers to apply the model to their role, trauma and management, observation exercise and practice, applying the model.


£108 for 1 person attending training in Solihull (includes Supporting Information Booklet) or £879 for a group of 12. This does not include the price of Resource Packs, or Supporting Information Booklets (one per delegate required). This does not include trainers travel costs or accommodation. We try to use trainers near to you to keep costs to a minimum.

Pre-training knowledge:

Being in a managerial role. Solihull Approach Foundation Training.


Managers working with staff working with babies, young children, or young people, parents or families e.g. Children's Centre workers, Health Visitors, Family Support Workers, Perinatal support services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Family Courts, Community Police, Prisons.

Maximum number of people: