Professional Boundaries In Practice

A thorough grounding in the principles of professional boundaries, the fundamental theoretical basis and a deep exploration of the key elements. Only for people facing significant issues or concerns about any aspect of professional boundaries, including where there is a complaint or investigation.

Live online events

  • 14 Oct 2021
    1 day, 9:00 AM BST - 5:30 PM BST
    • PD hours: 7
    • £500.00 incl. VAT
  • 08 Nov 2021
    1 day, 9:00 AM GMT - 5:30 PM GMT
    • PD hours: 7
    • £500.00 incl. VAT
  • 09 Dec 2021
    1 day, 9:00 AM GMT - 5:30 PM GMT
    • PD hours: 7
    • £500.00 incl. VAT
  • 14 Jan 2022
    1 day, 9:00 AM GMT - 5:30 PM GMT
    • PD hours: 7
    • £500.00 incl. VAT
  • 03 Feb 2022
    1 day, 9:00 AM GMT - 5:30 PM GMT
    • PD hours: 7
    • £500.00 incl. VAT
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    CPD Provider


    If you’re not sure about which course is the right one for you we have provided a guide to help you here.


    This one-day course is for anyone where an issue has been raised or a complaint received in relation to professional boundaries. The course covers the fundamentals of boundary theory and practice, introducing participants to core knowledge from experience, research, and literature, helping to develop and enhance practice. Maximum numbers are 15. 

    Goals & Intended Outcomes

    • Increased understanding of the theory and dynamics of professional boundaries.
    • Improved understanding of the potential effects of unclear boundaries.
    • Begun to have developed new approaches to own boundaries.

    Indicative Content

    • Boundary Theory
    • Purpose
    • Definitions and Core Principles
    • Power & Vulnerability
    • Practitioner Self-disclosure
    • Use of Physical Touch
    • Attraction
    • Dual Relationships
    • The Professional Boundaries Game®

    The Professional Boundaries Game® is our proprietary board game, developed over many years delivering training on boundaries. It includes a set of scenarios that prompt discussion around core boundary topics and helps bring together learning from the whole of the session.


    Learning Methods

    • Pre-course reading
    • Knowledge sharing
    • Evidence from research
    • The role of values
    • Poetry
    • Film and TV Clips
    • Group discussion
    • Working in pairs
    • Playing The Professional Boundaries Game® 

    When The Course Is Helpful

    This course is for people who have had a concern raised or complaint received in relation to professional boundaries.  It provides information about boundary theory and practice. It is most suitable when the issues are at a local level, such as employer or performers list matters, or when time is short or resources prevent taking the full three-day course. It can also be taken where there is a national regulatory enquiry.  However, please note that this course does not provide the kind of individual attention needed when there is a formal fitness to practice process.

    If you are looking for training on professional boundaries and this situation does not apply to you please contact us about the ‘Introduction to Professional Boundaries’ course instead.