YOUNG CARERS TRAINING & WORKSHOPS
Barking & Dagenham and Thurrock Young Carers are able to offer young carers training, to help them in their caring role and to provide more skills for the future. If you are interested in any of the courses below, write a note at the bottom of your activity form with your name or speak to a Sessional Worker, at your next session. We will add you to our list and invite you nearer to the time of the course beginning. Below are some details of our training and workshops on offer:
A chance to think about your future and focus on interview skills, money management, problems with people, keeping a job, drugs and alcohol awareness, sexual health training and a fun treat activity.
Stress and Anger Management Skills
We will support you in gaining skills to deal with stress and anger, help you identify your triggers and make positive changes.
YC’s Face-to-Face Parents (Thurrock Only)
This is for young carers caring for a parent with mental health issues. This course has been designed to help you understand that you are not the only one in the situation. Even though the reason for coming to Young Carers are different, often the feelings are the same. This training will give you the facts you need, enable you to realise what the myths around mental health are and will encourage ways of coping within your caring role.
YC’s Face-to-Face Siblings (Thurrock Only)
This is for young carers caring for a sibling. This course has been designed to help you understand your caring role and enable you to realise you are not the only one in the situation. Even though the reason for coming to Young Carers are different, often the feelings are the same.
Positive Identities Workshop / Go Girls Training
This has been designed for those people that sometimes feel that they don't like themselves. We look at techniques to help you see what we all see. Learn to like yourself!!!!!
Young Carer First Aid Training
Does your caring role mean that you have to use first aid or you feel that having some basic first aid training will help you in your caring role? Then this is the course for you!
What Our Young Carers Say About Our Training:
"The Moving On training was fun and very engaging. I learnt a lot about interviews and how to conduct myself." - Casey (Barking & Dagenham)