Accredited Post Graduate Training in Parental Alienation commences again this October

Post Graduate Certificate, Diploma and M.S.c in Parental Alienation Studies

We are delighted to invite applications for this successful program for the coming academic year. Past and current learners on this program included social, legal, mental health professionals and parents from Russia, China, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, U.S.A, Canada, Iceland, U.K, Ireland and

Enrolling now for commencement in October 2023

This program will remain online for the coming year.

The Program

There is growing awareness of the widespread harm caused by Parental Alienation to children, young people, individuals, families and society at large.

In an experiential and participative environment this program offers learners the opportunity to acquire key skills and theoretical knowledge to effectively engage with individuals and families experiencing Parental Alienation.

Who is this course for?

The Post Graduate programs in Parental Alienation Studies is a comprehensive professional training program focused upon identifying, assessing, intervening and reporting effectively with individuals and families experiencing Parental Alienation.

The program is accredited by:

Malta’s Further and Higher Education Authority (the PGD and the MSc is currently undergoing accreditation) and is designed to supplement learner’s existing qualifications. The course is intended for professionals and others currently or considering working with children, young people, individuals and families across the social, mental health, statutory and voluntary sectors who wish to enhance their qualifications and to gain contemporary theoretical knowledge and skills to work with those affected by Parental Alienation.

What are the benefits of doing this course?

On completion of this program. Learners will have developed an advanced competency and proficiency working with clients / patients presenting with Parental Alienation problems. Learners will more fully understand the complex and challenging nature of Parental Alienation. Learners will be uniquely placed to influence attitudes and inform policy in the workplace, community and wider society

Program Details

Duration: Year 1 10 months – 1 academic year

Award: Post Graduate Certificate in Parental Alienation Studies

Academic Level: 7 (Malta)

Timetable: One weekend a month Saturday and Sunday commencing October 2023

Location: Online via Zoom


  • Historical and Contemporary Theory of Parental Alienation
  • Assessment processes in Parental Alienation
  • Evidence Based Best Practice Interventions for Moderate and Severe Parental Alienation
  • Legal report writing for the family law courts
  • Child Development, Attachment, and the Family Theory

Assessment Written assignments and video presentations, Reflective writing and report writing.

Entry Requirements:

Level 6 (Malta) / Level 7 / 8 (Ireland) bachelor’s degree Level in humanities, Social, Legal, Educational, Mental Health, Medical, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Psychotherapy. Counselling or Child Care.

Applicants should have access to opportunities for client / case work in their current role and be able to apply theoretical principles and practice to their current case load.

Course Fees 2450 Euro.

Payment plans the fee is 2550 euros. Pay 500-euro deposit on acceptance onto the program and the balance in 6 monthly instalments of 341.67 euros through the monthly payment plan.  Please note that this plan will operate by direct debit only and is inclusive of €100.00 administration fee.

Application process

Please make sure you have read the Course Information before you complete your application. Eligible applications must be fully completed, signed and be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • At least one written recent reference to support application
  • A copy of the relevant certificates
  • A recent original Police Conduct/Clearance Certificate
  • A Non-Refundable Application Processing Fee of €50 is payable in order to process your application and verify your documentation

Should you be accepted, you will receive a confirmation notice. You will then be provided with a link to pay for your enrolment on the program.

To commence your application simply go to this link:



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