Training and events

EE Annual forum

We are happy to invite you to our Annual Forum which will take place on 27 September 2023. This year's theme is 'Enabling Environments: a tool for managing challenge and change'. We wish to offer a platform to share observations and thoughts about relational practice, and its effects on outcomes like resiliency, wellbeing, and progression.

If you are interested in presenting, please submit an abstract by emailing Speakers will receive two tickets per organisation for free.

An art competition will also be taking place at the event; the winning submission will become the cover art for our reports until the next annual forum. Please email your submissions to

Tickets cost £70 for members of the EE network, and £100 for external parties. Your attendance will be confirmed once payment is received.

Follow the links below to register:

EE Annual forum:27th September 2023

To download a distributable PDF flyer, please click this link.

EE awareness training

This workshop may be of interest to both members and non-members and is presented with the aim of teaching delegates about the EE Standards and the award process. The workshop will also provide an understanding of good practice in creating a healthy psycho-social environment for providers and recipients. It provides a forum to:

  • learn more about Enabling Environments
  • reflect on the application of the standards in developing your service
  • build relationships with other services with similar goals
  • develop a greater understanding of the award and assessment process.

Next training events

Follow the links below to register:

Please note that this will be online training taking place on Zoom.

Cost: £55 per delegate (Free to member services)

Preparing for assessment training

This workshop is aimed at EE member services who are preparing to take part in the Enabling Environments Award process. It assumes that participants have a basic understanding of Enabling Environments and the Award process. The workshop is designed to:

  • further your understanding on how to build your portfolio
  • share tools and tips for gathering evidence
  • provide an in-depth understanding of the EE process
  • provide the space to ask questions and hear back from like-minded services.

Please note that this will be online training taking place on Zoom over two afternoons.

Next training event

Follow the links below to register:

Cost: £55 per delegate (Free to member services).

Become an EE assessor

If you are interested in becoming an Assessor, take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification EE Assessors and EE Assessor Application Form 2023.

Return completed application form, along with a CV, to

Next online EE assessor training days:

Follow the links below to register:

Please note that this will be online training taking place on Zoom over two afternoons.

EE telephone clinics

Clinics are held regularly and are for members only. They are group online meetings offering you the opportunity to ask a Lead Assessor questions about your own EE process, and to benefit from discussions with other member services. Topics might include:

  • how to get started in the EE process
  • ideas for developing your EE if there are one or more standards you do not meet
  • how to gather evidence on a particular standard
  • how to deal with apathy from providers or recipients
  • what to do if there are some criteria that seem to be inapplicable
  • discussing assessment guidelines.

The next clinics are on the following dates:

  • Monday 4th September at 3pm
  • Wednesday 20th September at 3pm
  • Tuesday 3rd October at 1.30pm
  • Thursday 19th October at 3pm
  • Tuesday 31st October at 1.30pm
  • Wednesday 15th November at 3pm
  • Monday 27th November at 3pm
  • Wednesday 13th December at 3pm

We offer space for four services at each session.

To book: Please write to with details of your organization and names of participants.

Cost: Free to member services

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