Bespoke training and local consultancy services

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We have years of experience running training courses designed to support service providers in their work with young carers and their families.

Our training reflects the expertise gained through our own history of listening to the voices of young carers, influencing change nationally and locally on their behalf and working with service providers to embed whole family working models of practice.

Our training programmes

Our trainers are practitioners themselves and are able to draw on national research, up-to-date policy and guidance and best practice models from across England.

'well thought out and super interesting'

Our training programmes are:

  • Responsive - Shaped to local needs
  • Comprehensive - Our wide range of courses and expert trainers enable us to summarise the complexities embedding whole family support
  • Relevant and up to date - Our courses share our years of front-line experience, providing current information and solutions to some of the challenges you face locally to support these vulnerable young people
  • Empowering - Giving you the skills and confidence you need to identify and support these young people.

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Training packages

We offer a range of training sessions for professionals, individual organisations and sectors including schools and education professionals, Local Authority Children's and Adult Services, health professionals and multi-agency professionals among others.  We can also offer training for young people including young carers groups.

Professional and Organisational Training Packages

  • Making the Children and Families Act and the Care Act a reality for young carers and their families implementing whole family, multi-agency, whole council approaches to meet the legal duties.
  • Who are Young Carers?; young carer awareness raising, increasing identification and support.  Reaching hidden and seldom heard young carers and their families.
  • Young Carers in Armed Forces Families; recognise, understand and support.
  • Impacts upon education and identifiying young carers in school.

 

'The trainers were brilliant, their visual aids and handouts were well prepared, well thought out and super interesting' - Professional

 

We also offer a range of participatory training and sessions for young carers you may be working with, including:

  • Know Your Rights; young carers rights training and how to influence change.
  • Your Emotional Health and Well-being; mental health awareness training for young carers.
  • My Finances, My Future; young carers financial capability training.
  • Train the Trainer; presentation skills, confidence building, filming, editing and organising events training.

 

We are able to offer bespoke training to meet individual and organisational needs.

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