Adolescence is the period of transition between childhood and adulthood. The many physical, sexual, cognitive, and emotional changes that happen during this time can bring anticipation, excitement and anxietyfor both young people and their families.
1. Understand basic theories relating to adolescent development
a) Understand what adolescence is and what makes it unique to other stages of life
b) Understand the basic emotional, physical and social changes that adolescence brings through puberty to adulthood
2. Understand what it means to be an adolescent growing up today
a) Understand the development of personal and social identity
b) Explain the particular challenges faced by adolescents
c) Understand key influences on emotions and behaviours in adolescence
3. Apply understanding of adolescent development to supporting young people
a) Identify skills needed to build mutually respectful relationships
b) Give examples of ways to develop relationships through trust, communication, and listening
c) Identify skills for working effectively with diversity
Training is highly participatory and interactive.
This training can be linked to your continued professional development CPD and is a great way to network with other professionals
Our experienced trainers support participants through interactive exercises and facilitated discussions, creating a safe space for reflection, sharing and professional development