NetCare, have for 20 years, provided Statutory, Voluntary and Community Services Training in:

Family Group Conference, Restorative Practices, Mediation, Conflict Resolution and Good Relations  

 Who are NetCare?

NetCare has been at the forefront of Family Group Conference and Restorative Practices for almost 30 years. Based in Newry, Northern Ireland we provide training, consultancy and practice to Statutory, voluntary and community groups in Ireland and throughout the UK

We continue to develop and promote the growing trend of partnership practices between professional services and children, families and communities and believe that we can grow stronger and healthier communities through partnership practices. 

We have worked with some of the most dynamic Local Authorites, Councils and Service Providers World Wide including;

England & Scotland

Leeds City Council, Devon, Aberdeen, Firth, West Berkshire, Reading, Aylesbury, Wokingham, Birmingham, Dublin City Council, Ayeshire, Plymouth, Telford, Oxfordshire, Norfolk, Merseyside, Stockport, Barking and Dagenham.

Ireland & NI 

Dublin City Council, Ballyfermot Partnership, Southside Partnership, North East TUSLA, Dublin TUSLA, Galway HSE, Donegal HSE, Cork City, South Eastern Health Care Trust, Southern Trust, Western Trust. 

Voluntary organisations include; Action for Children, Tros Ggynnal Plant, Wales, Barnardos, BARCA, Leeds, Home Start, SureStart, Leeds Gate Traveller Support and many smaller charities. 

Further afield include; Family Matters, New Zealand, Melbourne, Australia, Baltic countries including; Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Hungary and the USA.

Current Services

  • Family Group Conference
    We provide training, consultancy and practice for projects, practitioners, managers and Local Authorities throughout Ireland and the UK 
  • Facilitator Training for new co-ordinators and advanced training for more experienced workers.
  • Restorative Practices and Approaches
    NetCare have developed unique approaches in working collaboratively with children, young people and families using restorative practices. Regognised by Local Authorities throughout the UK, Ireland and New Zealand as best practice we now offer training and consultantacy in restorative approaches for professionals in Children Services.

  • NetCare provide the only Restorative Training package specifically designed by Social Workers for Social Workers. Our Restorative Social Work Training© is being implemented throughout the UK and Ireland.

        NetCare are the only providers of a holistic Restorative Practices and approaches training, encompassing the values of Social Work with the
        practice and ethos to meet the needs of the client group.
  • NetCare Restorative Parenting Programme© is designed to help parents deal restoratively with their children and with every day conflict situations. Facilitator training available to groups of 10 or more for training the trainers course. To find out more send a request by clicking on Parents
  • Child Focused Mediation 
  • Our Child and family focused mediation programme has been used throughout Ireland and the UK to great success.  
  • Bespoke courses in mediation skills and handling conflict for those working in the social care field. We also provide workplace mediation for teams and organizations that find themselves in conflict.
  • Mission Statement
    NetCare believes in offering the opportunity for individuals to enhance their professional skills and knowledge in an environment that is respectful, safe and which values the contribution of each participant in the learning process.

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Family, Voluntatary, Community and Statutory Training