The Network of Youth Work Units offers free training

Detached Youth Work – Scenario planning covering range of issues such as substance misuse, street ASB and violence, age and being peers of young people, criminalisation of young people for being outside, partnerships, off duty boundaries.

·         Session 1  – 14th October –  2.00 – 3.30 pm 

·         Session 2   – 21st October  – 2.00 – 3.30 pm 

·         Session 3  – .4th November  – 2.00 – 3.30 pm

·          Session 4 –   11th November – 2.00 – 3.30 pm

Trauma Informed Youth Work  – 

Introduction to Becoming a Trauma Informed Organisation  –  26th October 11.00 am – 12.30 pm   
A session for managers, trustees and directors providing an introduction to developing a trauma informed organisation for staff and beneficiaries. This session provides an overview of the concept of trauma informed practice, highlighting its benefits and evidence base and outlining the training available to staff via PYL through a series of online webinars.

Developing Trauma Awareness  –  2nd November 11.00 am – 12.30 pm 
1Understanding psychological trauma
2. Understanding developmental trauma
3. Post-traumatic growth
4. Self-care and psychological resilience

Developing Trauma Informed Practice  – 7th December 11.00 am – 12.30 pm  
1.Introduction to trauma informed practice
2. Integrating the 6 trauma informed principles to practice
3. Using the SENSE model to structure trauma informed interventions

Therapeutic Skills and Creative Ways of Working  –  14th December 11.00 am – 12.30 pm 
1. Key skills for therapeutic practice
2. Creative ways of working
3. Working with loss and bereavement

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Covid-19 You will be able to find resources to help you and young people keep calm, stay connected and be safe. Each section has downloadable resources and links to other useful sites to support youth workers or use with young people. Please visit Youth Work Support concerning Covid-19