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Building Resilience in Children & Young People: Advanced Skills

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  • 2024:  20 May,  25 November

Course details

  • Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm
  • Venue:  Coed Pella, Colwyn Bay
  • Targeted services:  All sectors
  • Target group:  Practitioners, Case Holders working with Children and Young People, Foster Carers who have completed Building Resilience in Children and Young People Half Day Session within the past 2 years 

Course aims and objectives

Regardless of their experiences resilient children have as much potential as anyone else.  This course will build upon what we know works, with developments in neuroscience and offer practical resilience building techniques for practitioners to use within their interventions with children and young people.

Course content:

  • Understand how cumulative adverse childhood experiences change a child’s nervous system and makes them more vulnerable to stress.
  • Consider ways in which these early life experiences can change the way a young person views themselves, other people and the world around them.
  • Revisit the Domains of Resilience Model
  • Have all the elements to carry out a resilience building intervention tailored to the individual to include:
  • Tools to help children learn to identify, regulate and express emotions
  • Helping children with a rigid mindset to develop more flexible ways of thinking
  • Exploring ways of encouraging a future focus with young people.
  • Encouraging children to be able to access and ask for help and support

For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team.  Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked. 

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