Do you work or volunteer with young people in Manchester? Or would you like to? GMYN’S Introduction to Youth Work training is back.
Introduction to Youth Work is a six session training programme that will develop your understanding and skills relating to youth work.
Each session provides an introduction to a different aspect of youth work, including both theoretical and practical applications in a range of youth work settings. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you choose.
Introduction to Youth Work Values – 15 January
Explore the different definitions of youth work and learn how you can embed the underpinning youth work values into your own practice.
Register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-youth-work-training-session-1-youth-work-values-tickets-53341871975
While not compulsory, if you are interested in attending other sessions, GMYN recommend that you start with this one, as it underpins other sessions.
Conversations – 22 January
Look at how you can build responsive relationships with young people, including identifying and managing boundaries.
Register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-youth-work-training-session-2-conversations-tickets-53852244513
Group Work Skills – 29 January
Develop an understadning of how to work with groups of young people by examining practical tools and examples.
Register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-youth-work-training-session-3-group-work-skills-tickets-53852348825
Understanding and Meeting Needs – 5 February
Explore youth workers’ roles as critical and responsive practitioners by understanding young people’s needs and knowing how to signpost to further support.
Register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-youth-work-training-session-4-understanding-meeting-needs-tickets-53852421041
Planning, Recording and Monitoring – 12 February
Gain insight into the importance and relevance of planning, recording and monitoring youth work, gaining tools and methods of applying it effectively.
Register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-youth-work-training-session-5-planning-recording-monitoring-tickets-53852478212
Measuring Impact – 19 February
Explore what is meant by evaluation, relative practice and impact, using the example of the Most Significant Change Model.
Register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-youth-work-training-session-6-measuring-impact-tickets-53852545413
Cost: £45 per session or free for volunteers (A £10 refundable deposit and transferrable deposit is required for volunteers). Discounts are available for multiple bookings.
To find out more, contact Natalie.firstname.lastname@example.org