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Introducing our range of free workshops for groups of children in care and care leavers, developed to support them with both the practical and emotional challenges of being in or leaving care. From knowing your rights to knowing yourself, managing emotions to managing the move to independence, these one-hour workshops delivered at your venue or site will help care-experienced young people move forward positively in their lives.

In addition to the twelve workshops listed below, we can also tailor bespoke workshops based on specific requirements. 

To find out more or arrange a training date, please contact engagement@becomecharity.org.uk or call 020 7251 3117.

 

Character Strengths: Exploring positive personal traits. Participants will identify their signature strengths and explore ways to use these in their everyday lives to benefit themselves and others.

 

Managing Emotions: Exploring the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Participants will gain tools and ideas for creating more positive emotions in their lives.

 

Knowing Yourself and What’s Important to You: Exploring values. Participants will identify what drives and influences their behaviours in different areas of their lives, such as achieving goals and in relationships with others.

 

Setting Meaningful Goals: Exploring the characteristics of a well-formed goal. Participants will be able to define and work towards meaningful and compelling personal goals.

 

Understanding Trauma: An introduction to trauma. Participants will learn about the long term responses to traumatic experiences and gain tools and approaches to manage responses.

 

Self-Love and Confidence: Exploring self-love and  inner confidence. Participants will develop foundations for a positive relationship with themselves and explore techniques to boost self-esteem.

 

Relationships & Communication: Defining the characteristics and importance of positive relationships and learning a range of communication tools for building strong and healthy relationships with others.

 

How to Find Flow: Exploring the characteristics of ‘flow’ state (being truly engaged in positive tasks). Participants will identify how they can utilise their strengths to increase wellbeing.

 

Positive Coping Strategies: Identifying common behaviours used for ‘coping’ and learning a range of positive coping strategies so that participants feel prepared to handle challenging situations.

 

Your Rights & Entitlements: Participants will learn about the support they are entitled to from the local authority and what to do if they’re not receiving the right support or don’t feel heard. (This workshop can cover rights in care or leaving care, as appropriate to the group.)

 

Moving to Independence: For those preparing to leave care, this session provides information, advice and guidance, so that participants feel better prepared for the transition to independence.

 

Exploring Higher Education: Highlighting the support available for HE and introducing our Propel website. Participants will be able to make informed choices around HE and where to study.

 

Workshops are available for group bookings subject to availability, terms and conditions. Each workshop is one hour long and we can deliver it at your venue or site. We may charge a small fee to cover staff time and travel. To find out more or arrange a training date, please contact Helen at Helen.Sweet@becomecharity.org.uk or call her on 020 7017 2789.