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An introduction to the ‘manosphere’ and the rise of online misogyny


For many, online misogyny is depressingly familiar. But experts report that alongside this is a growing "manosphere" of online anti-women groups, often led by charismatic male social media influencers, including Andrew Tate. Promoting a specific type of masculinity and blaming common male problems and insecurities on the rise of feminism, these hugely popular videos, podcasts […]

Building Relationships with Children and Young People in Care


This event has been co-designed with care-experienced young people and explores how to effectively engage and build relationships with children and young people in care. By the end of the session, participants will understand the needs and behaviours of care experienced young people and be able to use communication tools and practical techniques to engage and […]

Mentoring Quality Framework: Workshop 1


This series of workshops have been developed by Lifeline projects to offer an in depth look at how the mentoring quality framework supports continuous development of high quality mentoring practice as part of the mentoring support programme. The Mentoring Support Programme is an initiative funded by the Mayor of London as part of the New […]

Mentoring Practice Workshop: Social Media and Online Harms


This series of workshops have been developed by Lifeline projects as part of the Mentoring Support offer. The Mentoring Support Programme is an initiative funded by the Mayor of London as part of the New Deal for Young People mission. The mission was created to ensure that 100,000 disadvantaged young Londoners have access to high […]

Understanding and Managing Behaviour that Challenges


This workshop aims to develop a wider understanding of how anger and aggression can be triggered and experienced by young people, including those with complex needs including neurodiversity and those that have experienced trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). We will consider practical and appropriate strategies that youth workers can adopt, e.g. positive role models, […]

Developing Mentoring Skills for Supporting Young People


Successful mentoring with young people requires the time to build relationships based on trust and mutual respect. Through this, adult mentors can provide a positive role model to encourage a young person to identify and set achievable goals in all areas of their life. This makes the mentoring role unique, in that it focuses on […]

Mentoring Community Network


Are you an organisation delivering mentoring services to young people? Are you looking to improve the quality and impact of your mentoring? Join our Mentoring Community Network to learn more about the support available to improve youth mentoring programmes, there will also be opportunities to network, share your ideas and thoughts, and collaborate with others […]

Introduction to Management in Youth Work


Aimed at new or prospective managers, this session offers an opportunity to develop management skills and explore basic management theories. This includes anyone currently managing volunteers or parttime staff and looking to move into a management role within the statutory or voluntary youth and community sector. Learning outcomes • Explore the ethics of managing people […]

Building Resilience in Young People


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 […]

Introduction to youth work


You need to attend both workshops Workshop 1 - Friday 24th November - 9.30am - 12.30pm This workshop explores the values and ethics of youth work, the theories that underpin good practice and the practical skills required. It explains why youth work ‘works’ and what makes it different to other work with young people. Learning […]

Developing Supervision Skills for Youth Work


This practical workshop is ideal whether you’re just starting out in supervision or want to refresh your skills. With a focus on supervising the development and practice of youth work, it looks at the ethics of supervising others and the dynamics of the supervision relationship, along with a theoretical overview of the supervision process and […]

Talking about Positive Relationships and Sex with Young People


This online workshop offers ideas to support young people aged 11-19 in building the confidence and emotional resilience to make healthy choices about personal relationships, sex and sexual health. This includes challenging the effect that peer pressure and relationship bullying can have on decisions made, especially around issues of sexual consent and the setting and […]

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.