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Exploring Risky Behaviours


Whilst it is impossible to protect children and young people from engaging in risk taking behaviours and potentially making harmful choices, by understanding potential risks and vulnerabilities, raising awareness and building the confidence and skills to inform decision-making, youth workers can help build resilience to cope better with risky situations. This workshop explores why some […]

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 them to identify and set achievable goals to affect all areas of life. This makes the mentoring role unique, in that it focuses on encouraging and […]

Mentoring Practice: Reflection Session


Bring your tea/coffee and your comfy jumpers to an opportunity to gather with other programme leaders and managers to reflect and share practice. This is an informal facilitated session open to anyone who is using the Mayor of London's Mentoring Quality Framework, or thinking about using it. We will be focusing on: How you've found […]

How to facilitate young people in general

London Youth 47-49 Pitfield Street, London

Interested in refreshing your facilitation skills? This Masterclass is an opportunity to discuss and understand how to engage diverse groups of young people when facilitating a variety of youth-led activities in group and 1-to-1 settings. This is a great opportunity for professionals who are interested in understanding the “youth-lens” in regards to what they consider […]

Youth at the Heart from the Start

London Youth 47-49 Pitfield Street, London

Are you looking to understand how to involve young people in activities and/or co-produce elements of your work with young people? This Masterclass is aimed at professionals who want to successfully engage diverse groups of young people. Additionally, this Masterclass explores how to incorporate the "youth lens/youth voice” and how to keep youth action at […]

Online Safeguarding (Children and Young People)


Since the pandemic there has been a large increase in digital youth work. Whilst this increases opportunities for engaging with young people wherever they are, it also raises questions about how to create a safe online space and the duty of care to staff and young people outside of that. This Online Safeguarding course raises […]

From Participation to Facilitation

London Youth 47-49 Pitfield Street, London

This Masterclasses focuses on how to empower and support the young people you interact with to become active members of your organisation. This could be as facilitators to their peers, volunteers to the community and/or other leadership roles within your organisation. Explore how to successfully "pass the power" of leadership to young people, and how […]

Talking about relationships and sex with young people


This 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 maintaining […]

Exploring Consent with Young People


Central to any positive relationship is consent. More than simply saying ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to penetrative sex, many youth workers report young people feeling anxious, confused and even angry about misinformation and a general lack of clarity about informed consent. With media stories raising wider concerns about sexual harassment, gender inequality and rape, this is […]

Building the Boundaries

London Youth 47-49 Pitfield Street, London

This Masterclass is a spotlight on how to navigate the boundaries of supporting peer-led work, whilst exploring lived experiences whilst creating a safe and inclusive space for individuals and the wider group. This is aimed at professionals who want to gain confidence in approaching challenging situations, improve their practice of creating an inclusive space for […]

Building Resilience in Young People


Ever heard the word ‘resilient’ used to describe young people that have suffered abuse or childhood trauma (ACEs)? The ability to deal with uncertainty, change and life’s challenges is an important life skill for everyone. But whilst experiencing some adversity aids the development of resilience, simply living through it doesn’t necessarily make someone resilient. More […]

Working with Groups


Essential for youth work is the ability to bring young people together to learn, develop and grow through shared experiences. This workshop aims to help youth workers develop the skills, knowledge, and ability to facilitate effective small group work. Starting with how to set up a group, we will consider group work theories and how […]

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.