Webinar Emotional Resilience Training : Building Resilience In Young People

Webinar Emotional Resilience Training : Building Resilience In Young People

Building resilience is a huge part of development.  Young people are resilient, they cope better during or after difficult situations. They ‘bounce back’ when things go wrong. Young people need resilience to navigate life’s ups and downs. Resilience education gives children and young people the opportunity to develop a range of social and emotional skills that can influence the way they make choices and decisions in challenging situations. By supporting young people in developing the skills to build resilience and a growth mindset, we can minimise the effects of negative, stressful situations. These skills allow young people to face challenges, learn from them,…
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WEBINAR: PSHE & Youth Engagement – Delivering Quality Drug Education to Young People

WEBINAR: PSHE & Youth Engagement – Delivering Quality Drug Education to Young People

Who could have predicted the effect that Covid-19 would have on our lives and the impact on our young people's drug use? Some thought that our young people would relish the break from all their mundane commitments . But we have been faced with a hard task. Those everyday social interactions that we rely on, the ones that keep our mental health together have all but diminished. As a result mental health is deteriorating and substance use & misuse has increased. With a detailed focus on strategies and techniques when working with young people in and out of the classroom,…
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Webinar: Effective Detached Youth Work

Webinar: Effective Detached Youth Work

Detached youth work creates a unique environment for non-formal and social education to take place within the community. This workshop considers developing effective street-based projects, setting and maintaining boundaries on the street, staying safe and working together effectively. It also offers good practice guidelines, including staying safe on the streets, maintaining boundaries and confidentiality in public spaces and partnership work. Learning Outcomes Explore the process of mapping, assessing need and evidence based practice Understand risk and protective factors and ways that detached youth work can help build resilience in young people Setting and maintaining boundaries and confidentiality on the street…
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WEBINAR: Risky Behaviours: Talking, Managing, Supporting Young People

WEBINAR: Risky Behaviours: Talking, Managing, Supporting Young People

When compared to children or adults, young people are more likely to engage in binge drinking, drug use, criminal or anti-social behaviour, hate or knife crime and risky sexual behaviour. This 3-hour online course aims to give facilitators a unique framework when working with young people. 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. A must for any teacher, youth worker, parent or carer SUITABLE FOR: Practitioners working with young people in groups or 1-1 settings, e.g. school staff, youth workers, residential care workers: LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understand and address early risky taking in young people. Understand what…
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Webinar: Detached Youth Work for Beginners

Webinar: Detached Youth Work for Beginners

Detached youth work creates a unique environment for non-formal and social education to take place within the community. From building confidence and teamwork to developing life and employability skills, detached work tackles the issues in the places young people choose to meet. This workshop is for anyone new to street based youth work. Exploring the different development stages from assessing young peoples’ need, making contact and participation through to evaluation and planning exit strategies, this training provides a sound understanding of the ethos and practice of detached youth work. Learning Outcomes What ‘detached youth work’ is and how it differs…
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Preparing for Statutory RSE: We need to talk about pornography

Preparing for Statutory RSE: We need to talk about pornography

Preparing for statutory RSE: We need to talk about the impact of pornography With easy access to free online porn and a growing number of young people claiming to be regular consumers, especially during lockdown, the need for high quality RSE has never been more important. This webinar aims to support teachers, youth workers and other educators in meeting the new DfE requirement to teach about pornography and its potential impact on everything from body image to expectations of sex and relationships in RSE. This includes: The impact of viewing harmful content That specifically sexually explicit material e.g. pornography presents…
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Preparing for Statutory RSE: Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness

Preparing for Statutory RSE: Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is something that anyone working with and/or living with children and young people should have knowledge of to help keep them safe. This online workshop has been designed to raise awareness about the complexities of CSE and develop the skills to identify and respond appropriately. This includes what the term means, different models of child sexual exploitation, key risks for vulnerable children and young people, ways that perpetrators use social media to target and how to identify potential signs of on and offline grooming. Delivered by a professional with over 15 years’ experience in safeguarding, the…
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LiteBites: Managing Anxiety in Young People

LiteBites: Managing Anxiety in Young People

Who could have predicted the effect that Covid-19 would have on our lives and the impact on our young people's mental health?  Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders (Gore et al., 2011) which affect around one in five children and young people (Lawrence et al., 2015). This can have serious negative impacts on young people, including: physical health problems difficulties with social inclusion; and poorer academic achievement (Jaycox et al., 2009; Lawrence et al., 2015). If left untreated, childhood anxiety can continue into adulthood – and over time can become increasingly difficult to manage (Birmaher, Arbelaez, &…
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LiteBites: Managing Anxiety in Young People

LiteBites: Managing Anxiety in Young People

Who could have predicted the effect that Covid-19 would have on our lives and the impact on our young people's mental health?  Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders (Gore et al., 2011) which affect around one in five children and young people (Lawrence et al., 2015). This can have serious negative impacts on young people, including: physical health problems difficulties with social inclusion; and poorer academic achievement (Jaycox et al., 2009; Lawrence et al., 2015). If left untreated, childhood anxiety can continue into adulthood – and over time can become increasingly difficult to manage (Birmaher, Arbelaez, &…
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Preparing for Statutory RSE: We need to talk about porn

Preparing for Statutory RSE: We need to talk about porn

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT PORN: Talking to young people about the potential impact of pornography on relationships, sex, consent and body image From primetime TV to online gaming young people are bombarded by sexualised images on a daily basis from a young age. Additionally, it’s been reported that online porn consumption has rocketed during lockdown, making high quality relationship and sex education (RSE) even more important. Traditionally a difficult topic to talk about, this online workshop aims to equip teachers, youth workers and parents with tips, activities and practical information to help young people understand the difference between pornography and…
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