The Care Leaders Online

CPD-accredited e-learning facilitated by Lived Experience Leaders

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Endings:  Providing children a healthy understanding of the inevitability of endings. 

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

This session looks at the impact of endings, focussing on the psychological and practical challenges that arise. Although we talk about the negative impact this can have, the aim of this session is to give you tools to communicate with young people, helping them develop coping mechanisms and foster positive mindsets towards them.

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Teenage Mental Health: The challenges for care experienced people.     

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

The session delves into the lived experiences of teenagers in and leaving care, dissecting how their unique challenges intersect with mental health diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Guided by real-world scenarios and enriched by evidence, this session provides a foundational understanding of mental health concerning care-experienced individuals.

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Leaving Care: Supporting young people to transition out of care and into meaningful independence.     

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

This session aims to provide an overview of the wide-ranging challenges and opportunities of leaving care. We begin by understanding the systemic challenges that may make this transition especially difficult, navigating housing options, understanding benefits, gaining employment, and how they can often cancel, contradict or counteract each other.

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Messages in Behaviour: What Children Are Really Telling Us    

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

Participants will gain insights into how behaviours are formed and reinforced, and how young people develop their understanding of right and wrong. By examining the underlying factors and influences - such as parenting, peers and teachers, participants will be equipped with a more comprehensive understanding of children's behaviours, allowing for more effective support and intervention.

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Entering Care: The Real Reasons Children Enter Care   

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

This session offers participants a real-life journey into the care system, providing valuable insights into the experiences and challenges faced by young people entering care -grounding the learning in lived experiences.

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The Impact of Recording and Communication  

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

This session that explores how unconscious bias influences the recording and communication practices within social work.

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Trauma & Transitions  

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

The session explores primary school to secondary school transitions, entering and leaving the care system, and different age transitions for young people.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences and Parenting Styles

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

Throughout this session, participants will explore various adverse childhood experiences and their effects on children and young people.

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Two timetables – The demand of school & social care

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

This session helps you support children in care in school more effectively.

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Children’s Social Care – The people and services

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

This session is all about the people and services within children’s social care so you know who young people are being supported by.

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Children in Need – Born to love and be loved

  • Face to Face
  • On-demand
  • Virtual

This session helps practitioners understand the issues for young people before they come into care and how this impacts them

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  • Children in Need – Born to Love and Be Loved

    This session helps practitioners understand the issues for young people before they come into care and how this impacts them.

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences – What They Are and How to Support Young People Experiencing Them

    This session explores adverse childhood experiences including divorce, separation, difficulties in families and the impact it has on a child’s development.

  • Messages in Behaviour – What Children Are Really Telling Us

    This session will help you recognise and respond to messages in children’s behaviour.

  • Attachment, Behaviour and Parenting – How Children’s Attachment and Behaviour are Learnt From Their Parenting

    This session helps you understand the impact a child’s parenting has on their development, attachment styles and behaviour.

  • Entering Care – The Real Reasons Children Enter Care

    This session explores the real-life experience of young people entering care.

  • Abuse, Neglect and Trauma – Children and Trauma

    This session helps you consider how to support children in care in school more effectively.

  • Impact of Recording – How Statutory Recording Can Cause Stigma

    This session gives you the skills to record information that truly represents children and ensures they access services they need.

  • Unconscious Bias: Understanding and Overcoming Unconscious Bias

    This session explores the different types of unconscious bias, the impact our behaviour, decision making, and how to mitigate the impact of bias.

  • Children’s Social Care and School – The Demands of School and Social Care

    This session explores the real-life experience of young people entering care.

  • Personality Development – How We Become Who We Are

    This session looks at how personalities are developed. With a focus on childhood experiences, we will explore how children develop their social skills, morals and learn how to behave.

  • Leaving Care – Why Young People Disappear

    This session shows you how young people can transition from care into independent and meaningful lives.

  • Becoming Independent – How to Support Young People Post-18

    This session explores the practical and emotional issues young people face when becoming independent, and what you can do to support them.

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  • The Care Leaders Online is for anyone who works with children in need, children in care, or others with a social worker

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    • Youth Offending Service

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    • Independent Reviewing Officers

    • Children's Health Professionals

    • Councillors and Lead Members

    • Leaving Care Workers

    • Youth Participation Workers

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