Workshops for young people
We deliver free online workshops for young people about healthy relationships, rights and entitlements and post-16 education.
Let's Talk Relationships
Free online workshops about healthy relationships for care-experienced young people aged 12-17. The aim of these workshops is:
- To help care experienced young people feel confident in recognising the signs of both healthy and unhealthy relationships.
- To empower young people by providing information and choices on what they can access to support them around relational issues.
- To look at the importance of a healthy relationship with ourselves.
These workshops are for care experienced young people aged 12-17. We suggest that the ages in the group are split between ages 12-14, and 15-17. Please let us know the age range of the group you are booking in for.
The workshops will take place on zoom, between 4-5pm, over two successive Thursdays, beginning February 2022. Please choose from the following dates:
- 17th and 24th February
- 17th and 24th March
- 21st and 28th April
- 19th and 26th May
- 23rd and 30th June
Please fill in the form with your requested dates, for which age group, and making sure to include your contact details. We ask that a minimum of three young people attend, and one professional from your organisation. Please identify whether this group will be the age group of 12-14, or 15-17.
Please choose from the following dates: 17th and 24th February 17th and 24th March 19th and 26th May 23rd and 30th June If you would like to book in a time before 4pm, let us know and we will try and accommodate this.
Your Right and Entitlements
The workshop will be an introduction to rights and entitlements for care leavers. It will cover:
- How does your care status effect what you’re entitled to?
- Key entitlements such as Pathway Plans and Personal Advisors
- How to find out about what support your entitled to
- What to do if you’re not getting what you’re entitled to
The workshops will take place via Zoom, every other Wednesday afternoon between 4-5.30pm. The workshop lasts one hour. If the below dates are not suitable, please get in touch as we may be able to arrange a time and date more suitable for your young people.
If you’re a professional and would like to book a workshop for a group of young people, please fill out the booking request form on this page. We will deliver to one organisation per workshop. If that date has already been booked, we will let you know as soon as possible, and see if there is another date available. We ask for a minimum of four young people to attend the workshop and a maximum of 10 per group. We ask that a member of staff from your organisation attends the workshop with the young people too.
- 9th February, 4-5:30pm
- 23rd February, 4-5:30pm
- 9th March, 4-5:30pm
- 23rd March, 4-5:30pm
- 6th April, 4-5:30pm
- 20th April, 4-5:30pm
Post 16 Education
We are delivering free workshops for care-experienced young people aged 12 – 25 looking at post 16 education. These workshops will explore, post 16 routes, applications and funding, rights and entitlements in FE and HE and skills for FE and HE.
Care-experienced young people aged 12 – 25 (split between 12 – 17 and 17 – 25)
- How to understand further and higher education routes. - What young people need to do and prepare in order to apply for FE and HE. - Knowing what funding is available for young people in FE and HE. - Knowing what young people’s rights and entitlements in FE and HE are. - Identifying support available for young people in FE and HE.
There are four workshops in this workshop series, taking place on Monday from 5pm-6.10pm. For exact dates, please see the booking form below. These workshops will take place online, via zoom.
If you are a professional and would like to book a workshop for a group of young people, please fill out the booking request on this page. Please select 4 dates that are suitable for your cohort of young people. We deliver the workshops to two age groups 12-17 and 17-25. Please specify on your booking request which age group you are booking for. We will deliver to one organisation per workshop. If that dates you require have already been booked, we will let you know as soon as possible, and see if there are other dates available. If the below dates are not suitable, please contact us to discuss arranging alternative days and times for bookings. We require a minimum of four young people attend the workshop and a maximum of 15 young people per group. We ask that a member of staff from your organisation endeavour to attend the workshop with the young people.
Every Monday from March 7th