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WEBINAR: Young People and Anger Management Training

May 12, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM BST

Lockdown and Covid related restrictions have been challenging for everyone, including young people.

For some this has resulted in increased tensions at home, difficulty expressing emotions and aggressive behaviour, impacting on mental health and emotional wellbeing.


As we begin the slow journey back to normal life, this online course aims to develop an understanding of how anger is triggered and experienced by young people, how this can lead to aggressive and/or challenging behaviour and ways that youth workers can help them to express feelings in more positive ways that don’t overwhelm and lead to conflict.

The session offers a mixture of theory, diffusion and anger management techniques and practical skills that can be applied in school, the community or at home.

With a perfect blend of theory and practical skills that you can use with young people.


This training consists of real-time sessions & techniques, discussion groups and opportunities to practice and network with each other.


Learning Outcomes:

  • The basic principles of anger management theory and how this works in practice
  • That everyone has ‘triggers’ that impact on how we cope with feelings of anger and frustration
  • How to identify early warning signs and simple techniques to diffuse challenging situations
  • Ways to build emotional literacy and encourage young people to name and express their emotions rather than act them out.

A must for any teacher, youth worker, parent or carer

Practitioners working with young people in groups or 1-1 settings, e.g. school staff, youth workers, residential care workers:​

• Learning Mentor
• Pastoral Lead
• Teaching Assistant
• Family support Worker
• Headteacher
• Assistant Head
• Social Worker
• Nurse
• Support Worker
• Youth Worker
• Parents & Carers

This training can be linked to your continued professional development CPD and is a great way to network with other professionals

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.


Vanessa creates 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).

Training is highly participatory and interactive. Our experienced trainers support participants through interactive exercises and facilitated discussions, creating a safe space for reflection, sharing and professional development


May 12, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM BST
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Tel: 0208 207 5567