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Webinar: Effective Detached Youth Work

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Detached youth work creates a unique environment for non-formal and social education to take place within the community.

The second in our unique series of detached online webinars; This workshop considers developing effective street-based projects to build positive relationships with young people who choose not to use building-based provision.

 

We look at the challenges of setting and maintaining professional boundaries and confidentiality on the street and working together as a team. It considers risk assessments and effective guidelines for staying safe, managing challenging behaviour and understanding your rights and responsibilities in public spaces.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Challenges and targets for street-based youth work
  • Setting and maintaining professional boundaries and confidentiality in the community
  • Rights and responsibilities for staying safe: detached youth work & the law
  • Managing challenging behaviour and working together as a team
  • Overcoming barriers to develop positive relationships with young people.

YOUR FACILITATOR

Vanessa Rogers is a nationally acclaimed youth work trainer and author with experience of managing a wide range of services for young people (11-25), including early intervention, youth offending and targeted services. She is best known for creating practice-based educational resources for youth workers and teachers, published worldwide by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. These provide creative ways to engage young people in learning about traditionally emotive topics including relationships and sex (RSE), pornography and peer domestic abuse to develop the life skills to make healthy, positive choices.

She continues to work with young people across the UK on a commissioned basis, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and sits on the council for the Institute for Youth Work (IYW).

ABOUT OUR TRAINING

At KIP Education, the experiences of professionals, and the young people they work with, are at the heart of our training programme. Each year we deliver training to over 10,000 professionals, and our expert trainers give you the practical skills to support the young people you work with.

OUR TRAINING COURSES ARE DESIGNED TO BUILD YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF KEY ISSUES & GIVE YOU THE CONFIDENCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUNG PEOPLE’S LIVES.

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