For the public sector

Strong communication skills and building effective working relationships with colleagues and clients are essential for delivering effective services. 

We provide relationship-based training courses developed specifically with public sector organisations in mind. We deliver tailored training programmes for schools and the Prison Service, as well as courses that can help professionals in the Civil Service, NHS, further education, local authorities, social services, children's centres and the armed forces. Our courses are delivered by experienced trainers, ensuring high-quality results. 

Course themes for the public sector

  • Providing an effective service to clients with a support need 
  • Workforce communication training for professionals
  • Building emotional capital
  • Dealing with emotional clients for solution-focused results* 
  • Telephone contact management
  • Family dynamic training for professionals
  • Solution focused resolution training for professionals
  • Working with couples
  • Step-family workshop or seminars for professionals.

*Solicitors' Regulation Authority approved CPD in this area

For schools

  • Child and adolescent reactions to divorce and separation
  • Motivational and assertiveness skills for young people
  • Delivering relationship education for teaching professionals
  • Professionals supporting first relationships

Courses and support for prisoners and their families

We offer a range of courses and workshops for prisoners and their families. Courses can be delivered in the secure setting or in the community to support during custody, resettlement and rehabilitation.

Online learning

Relate has an online learning store. Employees, professionals and individuals can access courses and tutorials from Relate on a range of subjects within the relationship management and counselling space. Bulk rates can be negotiated for teams and organisations.

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about our training courses for organisations, are interested in becoming a Relate counsellor or want more information on CPD courses, please contact