Hanen: Sharing Sensitive News®

Teacher Training Workshop

This one-day workshop is designed for Professionals working within a Preschool, Elementary or SENCO position. It was developed as a response to a request from Professionals for a framework for how to deliver difficult news to parents.

Workshop Objectives

Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of how parents feel when they receive sensitive news
  • Become more aware of their own feelings and response styles around sharing sensitive news
  • Learn about and apply effective communication strategies for sharing sensitive news
  • Discuss challenging case studies and scenarios with other professionals


“This workshop taught me to be mindful of the environment when providing sensitive news.”

“I will definitely use the strategy form as a guideline for an upcoming family conference.”