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Learn how to effectively engage vulnerable children and young people using tools and techniques.
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About This Course
To encourage youngsters to speak, learn child-centered communication practices.
It’s not always easy to communicate effectively with vulnerable children and teenagers.
Despite the fact that practitioners and caregivers recognize the importance of this aspect of their work, research suggests that practice is not always as effective as it may be.
This course will assist you to improve your communication skills through approaches which place the child at the core of the encounter.
You’ll consider why a youngster might become susceptible, as well as communication hurdles. You’ll also learn about activities that allow youngsters to express their emotions, from pre-verbal to adolescent phases.
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every level of the course you can meet other learners, share your views and join in with lively conversations in the comments.
What will you accomplish?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Reflect upon and develop skills in communicating with vulnerable children and young people. Raising the profile of this essential area of child welfare and wellbeing.
Explore a child-centred perspective to assist facilitate more effective communication with the children and young people for whom we are responsible.
Explain that improving our communication with children and teenagers necessitates the consideration of specific activities and skills that facilitate communication – it is more than just talking to them.
Discuss some useful approaches, tools, and tactics for pre-verbal children through teens.
Engage with and think upon content from award winning child protection simulations to reflect upon how we can enhance our communication with vulnerable children and young people
Who is this course aimed at?
Anyone who works with vulnerable children and young people should take this course. It’s also appropriate for foster parents who want to improve their communication abilities.
Originally posted 2021-11-12 09:00:05.