Virtual Reality Across Antser | Antser

antser virtual reality technology

a learning, intervention and therapeutic tool

ViRtual reality across antser

Antser Virtual Reality (VR) allows the user to experience the impact of trauma, abuse and neglect through the eyes of the child. Our established technology is a clinically-led,  behaviour change tool designed to enhance the adults’ understanding of a child’s emotions, trauma and potential triggers to improve the care, support and guidance they provide.

As global pioneers of the first VR enabled behaviour change programme for children’s services, we have further developed our VR capability to deliver a safe and secure virtual environment allowing individuals to meet, connect and engage with their wider support team.

Our patented, intuitive technology, has a diverse range of uses to directly support vulnerable children and young people, as well as the team around them.

the programme

Proximity is a key driver for empathy. Our VR Programme, closely follows the lives of children and young people from pre-birth to adolescence as they experience trauma, abuse and neglect, placing the user at the heart of their experiences through a series of VR immersive films. 

By embarking on an unforgettable journey through VR, practitioners who work with children, young people and families will develop an enhanced understanding and empathy towards vulnerable individuals, ultimately challenging their own behaviour to better respond in ways that will prevent future trauma and damage.

learning & development

Our Virtual Reality enabled courses are a learning and development tool that enables positive change focusing on the everyday challenges for those working with children, adults and families. This includes social work professionals, occupational therapists, other social care practitioners, provider services and partner agencies such as the education sector and health. By enhancing the learning experience with VR technology, practitioners will benefit a more rapid and enhanced learning journey. 

antser virtual vision

Our simple, intuitive technology supports vital human connections and continuity of relationships – personal or professional – when other factors prevent contact in person. Our technology can be used in a variety of 1:1 settings within children’s and adult social care, health and education. To learn more about our technology, click below. 


The Antser VR Programme is used across 45% of local authorities in England


We deliver over 300 training courses every year


2000 VR practitioners certified across 3 continents and 6 countries experiencing immersive films

case studies

The VR Programme and learning tools are used extensively by teams across the children’s services sector, including early intervention – parenting programme, children centres; health; education; social care – foster care, adoption, children in care teams, youth offending teams, perpetrators, the police, judiciary and frontline NHS teams. Explore our case studies by clicking below:

in the press

Explore some of our recent articles about our technology as featured in the national press. 

the world's first behaviour change tool designed for children and young people

get in touch

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Adopt South – the regional adoption agency made up of Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth and Southampton City Councils – is using a VR experience…more

Helen Costa is the founder of Cornerstone, a social enterprise focused on improving the lives of children and families touched by the care system. She talks to Jenna Lomax about how virtual reality can improve vulnerable lives…more

Technology in Children’s Services: Policy Context: At its best, technology speeds up laborious inputting of information, enabling children’s services practitioners to spend more time with their clients, helps commissioners to identify trends…more

We don’t prepare people for the huge challenge of adoption: Shocked at how ill-equipped she felt as an adoptive parent, the social entrepreneur started to make VR films from the child’s perspective…more

VR technology which allows social workers to experience abuse through a child’s eyes to be used to cut gang crime: Virtual reality technology which allows social workers to experience abuse through a child’s eyes…more

Virtual reality used to help adoptive parents: BBC experiences virtual reality first hand to see how it is being used to help adoptive parents to understand the traumatic past of their child…more

Virtual Reality And Immersive Tech: The Great Health And Social Policy Revolution?: Social care is, by definition, how society supports the welfare of others – the young, old and vulnerable in our society who rely on this support to keep them safe…more

NHS Trust pioneers use of Virtual Reality for safeguarding training: An NHS Trust Hospital in Dartford, Darent Valley Hospital, is pioneering the use of Virtual Reality for their Safeguarding Training…more

NHS Trust pioneers use of Virtual Reality for safeguarding training: The VR training programme fits well within the aims and objective of the Think Family model and complements the training for the workforce….more

Antser calls for more awareness about child sexual exploitation: Social care solution provider Antser has called for more to be done to tackle the issue of child sexual exploitation throughout the year…..more

Council trials virtual reality project to prevent domestic abuse: The results of a trial using virtual reality storytelling to prevent domestic abuse has seen nine out of ten participants not re-offend more than a year later…more

Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford uses virtual reality for child abuse safeguarding training: Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford has started using the immersive tech to aid learning in the workplace…more


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