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Beginners’ Guide to Care

Who is this for?

Anyone new to a role that may bring you into contact with care experienced young people e.g.

  • Teachers
  • College/University Tutors
  • Student Services Staff
  • Welfare Officers
  • Job Centre Coaches
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Prison Officers
  • Third Sector Workers
  • Hostel Support Workers
  • Helpline Staff
  • Volunteers on projects relating to care-experienced young people.

What’s it about?

This training event explores the experiences, behaviours and specific needs of children and young people in care.  By the end of this session, participants will understand the needs of care-experienced children and young people, be able to recognise and address barriers and differentiate to effectively support children and young people in care.

Course participants will learn about:

  • Key legislation and the journey through care
  • Trauma and attachment
  • The effects of a disruptive childhood and education
  • Differentiating the needs of care-experienced children and young people
  • Networks and signposting and additional sources of support.

How is the course delivered?

Face-to-face: 6 guided learning hours / full day

Online via Zoom or Teams: 2 x 3 hour sessions split over 2 days.

How much does it cost?

Group booking £995 + VAT (+ travel expenses for face-to-face)

Further info

To find out more or arrange a training date, please email [email protected] or call our Training Team on 07498 774914