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Building Relationships with Children and Young People in Care

A one-day training event for professionals working with children and young people in care. This event has been co-designed with care-experienced young people and explores how to effectively engage and build relationships with children and young people in care.

Overall aim and outcomes

By the end of the session participants will understand the needs and behaviours of looked-after children and young people and be able to use communication tools and practical techniques to engage and build effective relationships.


Session content

Through this training participants will learn about:

  • the experiences and needs of children and young people from care
  • challenges and barriers to engagement
  • managing challenging behaviour
  • communication models from positive psychology and NLP
  • a range of practical tools, tips, and techniques for engaging young people

Who is this aimed at?

Professionals who work directly with young people, for example social workers, personal advisors, job coaches, teachers, and public service staff. This training can also be adapted for foster carers.


Further info

Our training is delivered at your premises or site, with content and materials adapted to meet the needs of the group.

To find out more or arrange a training date, please email training@becomecharity.org.uk or call 020 7251 3117.