Core Skills in Youth Work and Children's Work
This 2-day training course or 4 session has been created and designed to equip all those people working with children and young people with the foundational/core/key skills and knowledge needed to be able better serve the young people and children they have been called to journey with.
Run over two days, this short course is suitable for those new or with some experience of youth work, combining face to face training with exercises to do within their placement. The course will provide a supportive environment, offering participants the opportunity to explore and develop the basic skills and knowledge that will enable good youth work practice.
The Culture of Children and Young People
Child and Adolescent Development: Theories
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Faith Development Theories
David Hay’s Theory
Working as a Team:
What’s important in a Team? And Who’s in a Team?
The Perfect Youth and Children’s Worker
What’s Your Role? - Belbin Team Roles Questionnaire
VARK (Visual, Auditory, Reading and Kinesthetics)
NAOMIE – A guide to planning a session
Reflecting on and learning from programmes planned
Using Questions Well and Using Play
The ‘Practical’ Activity
Participation – Hart’s Ladder
The Basics of a Positive Session
Health and safety / Risk Assessments
This course is also available as a 4 session webinar series.