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Young Carer Champions training

Train the Trainer: Identification and Support of Young Carers

Tues 21st June, 2022, 9.45 – 3pm // Maidenhead Project Centre, Reform Rd, SL6 8BY // Free

 

Become a Young Carers Champion within your workplace, and join 25 other services and education providers who have trained for this scheme in RBWM. This course, written in partnership by the Department for Health and Social Care and Carers Trust, is for professionals working in Children or Adult services in Healthcare, Education, Statutory Services and Community Support Agencies. We recommend that services nominate up to 2 members of their team to become Young Carer Champions to attend this training. Modules include: 

  • Understanding the roles of Young Carers and the impact on their wellbeing and development
  • Identifying Young Carers within your own workplace
  • Engaging with Young Carers and their families
  • Understanding the legal rights of Young Carers in the UK

 

On completion of this course, attendees will be provided with relevant resources to use within their own workplace to disseminate learning. Trained Young Carers Champions will be invited to attend our termly Reflective Sessions.

 

Being a Young Carer Champion is a very fulfilling and rewarding role. The training and support from Family action helps me to feel confident when having conversations about being a young carer with young people and their families. I support my colleagues in completing referrals to the young carers service, which saves time for them as I have all the information they require. It is every professional's responsibility to identify young carers within our communities and offer them the support they need to be able to achieve their full potential. I feel honoured being a YC Champion within my organisation and  I am committed to raising awareness about young carers. – Eunice de Silva, Family Coach, Achieving for Children

 

To register a place to attend, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/train-the-trainer-identification-and-support-of-young-carers-tickets-339861493877

  

Sarah Collin

Project Manager

 

Family Action Young Carers

Windsor and Maidenhead

07880 203159 / 01628 626991

FamilyLine is a free service available to support adult family members on all aspects of family life issues via telephone, text message and email. Whether it’s emotional support or practical advice on any aspect of parenting or broader family issues, call: 0808 802 6666, text: 07537 404282 or email: familyline@family-action.org.uk

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