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Building Resilience in Young People

23 November, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The ability to deal with uncertainty, change and life’s challenges is an important life skill for everyone. But whilst experiencing adversity is essential for the development of resilience, simply living through it doesn’t necessarily make someone resilient. More than just ‘getting over it’ or ‘moving on’, some young people become stuck using coping mechanisms that are harmful or problematic, both for themselves and those around them, whilst others find positive ways to manage life’s challenges.

This introductory workshop aims to help youth workers understand the impact of protective and risk factors, why resilience matters and how to develop it in young people.

Learning outcomes:

• What resiliency means

• What resiliency looks like and why it is important

• Why one person can be more resilient than another in the similar circumstances (ACEs)

• How being resilient can reduce anxiety and improve mental wellbeing

• Ways to build resilience in young people

• Recognise the boundaries to youth work and when to refer on to clinical or other specialist support

• Where to go for more information and support.


23 November
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Vanessa Rogers
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Important information about training:

  • You can book a maximum of 2 people per organisation for an individual training.
  • Online training is interactive, you must have connection to a microphone and cameras will be encouraged to be switched on to facilitate discussion and engagement during the session and/or in breakout rooms.
  • Training Cancellation Policy – if you can no longer attend a training then please let us know at least working 3 days before the training so we can offer this training to someone on the waiting list. Cancellations made 2 working days or less before a scheduled training course may be subject to a penalty.
  • We operate a waiting list for this training. If you find that a training is full and still want to attend, please email the Membership Development Support Officer. We will contact you directly before the training if there is space.