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Building Relationships with Children and Young People in Care 

What’s it about?

This training event has been co-designed with care-experienced young people and explores how to effectively engage and build relationships with children and young people in care.  By the end of the session, participants will understand the needs and behaviours of care experienced young people and be able to use communication tools and practical techniques to engage and build effective relationships.

Course participants will learn about:

  • The experiences and needs of children and young people from care
  • Challenges and barriers to engagement
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Communication models
  • A range of practical tools, tips, and techniques for engaging young people

Who is this for?

Anyone who works with care-experienced young people on a regular basis e.g.

  • Social Workers
  • Personal Advisors
  • Foster Carers
  • Residential Workers
  • Key Workers
  • Youth workers
  • Designated Teachers
  • Pastoral Leads in Schools/Colleges/Universities
  • Student Services Staff
  • Job Coaches
  • Public Services Staff.

How is the course delivered?

Face-to-face at your organisation’s venue: 6 guided learning hours / full day 

Online: 2 x 3 hour sessions split over 2 days or abridged version – 3 hours

How much does it cost?

  • Face to face: £1045+VAT
  • Online 6 hours: £1045+VAT
  • Online 4.5 hours: £790

Further info

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