Communicating with Children & Young People

Course Overview

Being able to support children and young people in talking about their feelings and experiences is an important part of being a foster carer. This course shows you how to use communication techniques that work by utilising basic counselling skills.

Target Audience

Foster Carers

How long is the Course?

9a.m. – 2p.m.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will have:

  • Revisited boundary setting with children and young people using a structured approach
  • Considered own understanding of communication and how you are communicating with children and young people as this will differ from communicating with adults
  • Considered how to use basic counselling skills in talking with children and young people
  • Explored the impact of attachment-driven responses in change work and in ability of children and young people to understand and change behaviours
  • Practised using questioning techniques to help children and young people to explore their situation and feelings

 

Menu

Hello! We are able to offer the vast majority of our courses online in a virtual classroom via your preferred video conferencing platform. All of our course contents have been updated to reflect the current COVID-19 situation. To enquire about any of our courses to be delivered online please go to our ‘Contact Us’ page