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We offer practical and affordable training to organisations that work with looked-after young people and care leavers. We also offer workshops for groups of young people.

 

Training for professionals working with looked-after young people

 

Our training is designed in collaboration with care-experienced young people to ensure their voices and opinions are heard.  They may also be involved in the co-delivery of the training sessions.  This method enables the professionals on the course to gain a better understanding of being in care and how it can be improved.

 

Training sessions can be delivered online or at your venue/site once restrictions relating to the Covid pandemic have been lifted.   Face-to-face delivery will usually take place in a full-day or half-day format.  Our training team is happy to adopt a flexible approach to online delivery based on guided learning hours, with courses being split into sessions on different dates, if this if your preference.

 

Our most popular courses are detailed below but we are also happy to develop bespoke training packages to suit the needs of your organisation.

Bitesize Training

These are 1-2 hour training sessions for individuals and groups working with or supporting looked-after children and care leavers.

Bitesize Course: An Introduction to the Rights and Entitlements of Care Experienced Young People Bitesize Course

Next course: 6 July 2021, 10:30-12:00

Bitesize Course: Language Matters

Next course: 27 September 2021, 10:00-11:30

        

Workshops for organisations

These are longer training sessions for organisations that work with looked-after children and young people. You can book onto our group courses via email.

Managing Transitions
Building Relationships with Children & Young People in Care
Empowering Young People In Care - A Coaching Approach
Ensuring the Rights & Entitlements of Children in Care and Young Care Leavers
Beginners’ Guide to Care

Please contact training@becomecharity.org.uk to discuss your organisation’s training requirements further and for information about pricing, and maximum/minimum group sizes. 

Workshops for young people

Become’s Support and Engagement Team offer workshops for groups of care experienced young people, developed to support them with both the practical and emotional challenges of being in or leaving care.

From Wed 24th February 2021, a free one-hour workshop for care experienced 16-25 year olds will take place fortnightly via Zoom, focusing on ‘Your Rights & Entitlements’. Workshops are available for group bookings subject to availability, terms and conditions.