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 […]
Training and Events
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Hear from experts and peers, network with other youth professionals across London and share best practice on how to support young people, with: NYA about their recent review on youth work in schools Spiral Skills, offering young people in schools employment opportunities Partnership for Young London on the schools point of view Skills Builder about […]
This training is split across two days, providing full accreditation for attending both sessions. The sessions take place on Tuesday 17th and Thursday 19th January 1.30pm – 4.30pm, by making one booking you’re registering to attend both parts. This course provides advanced knowledge of child protection procedures and reporting strategies and is designed for your organisation’s lead […]
This workshop aims to develop an understanding of how anger and aggression is triggered and experienced by children and young people, what they get from it and practical ways to help them express feelings, so they are less likely to escalate into conflict. We will also consider personal triggers and ways that our own expectations […]
Young people’s easy access to porn and the abundance of sexualised images both in mainstream and social media continues to provoke concern. Not just in terms of its potentially negative influence and impact on expectations of real-life relationships and sex, but also its lack of inclusivity and promotion of unrealistic body norms. In addition, many […]
Business plans are essential for organisations that need a practical delivery action plan for their strategy. Business plans also ensure organisational understanding of purpose and direction and resource requirements, individual and departmental input for agreed beneficiary outcomes. A good business plan also forms the basis of future funding applications. This workshop will guide you on […]
A bespoke practical workshop designed for Youth Workers, Coaches, and Young Leaders (aged 16+) to enable young people you work with to lead more active, happy, and healthy lives. Delivered by the experts at Boing, this workshop is part of the London Youth Getting Active Movement to improve practice and skills. ‘Play is the foundation […]
This training will include facilitated discussions and activities to help youth workers improve their skills and confidence in youth involvement. In this interactive introductory session, we’ll explore: What is youth involvement Why is youth involvement important in your practice How can you lay the foundation for long term and effective youth involvement in your […]
All organisations need a clear and understandable strategy that ensures that maximises positive outcomes for beneficiaries. Additional consideration is required to ensure the organisation is prepared for future demands and requirements in an increasingly uncertain and competitive environment This workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss various strategic options and offer frameworks and tools to […]
Have you got at least 2 years' experience of bid writing and want to explore ways to make your applications more emotive, compelling and ultimately successful? This session will focus on different writing styles, such as using active and passive voice, writing for all senses and how to present crisis and urgency through the words you use. Come […]
This course is an introduction to safeguarding and child protection issues for those working in organisations that work directly with under 18’s. You will gain a basic understanding of your role in establishing a safe environment and safe working practices in protecting children and young people from harm and abuse. Benefits and learning outcomes to […]
In this interactive and bespoke session we discuss the impact Drill music has on our young people. Participants will take part in exploring if there are links between this subgenre of Rap music and the rise of serious youth violence. We will also look at the positive aspects of the genre and share ways that […]
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.