Working with Young Carers and their Families

Event Description This online learning module is for anyone working with young carers or their families. The module will provide you with key information for the identification and support of Young Carers in West Sussex.
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to support you in developing a knowledge and an awareness of how to identify that a child may be a young carer and the impact that this caring role can have on them, and enable you to support them and their families effectively.

It will enable you to gain an understanding of the work of the Young Carers Family Service and how you can access further support and guidance. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this online learning module, you will be able to:

  • Define young carer and young adult carer roles.
  • Identify the signs that may indicate a child is a young carer.
  • Analyse the types of caring roles and the impact of caring on children and young people.
  • Outline the legislation and statutory guidance relevant to Young Carers.
  • Describe the work of the specialist West Sussex Young Carers Family Team and how you can access this service.
    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions While every effort has been made to thoroughly test this module using a range of internet browsers and devices, there are some eventualities that we are unable to predict.

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    Online Learning Course Category Children 
    Subject Areas Children and Young People 
    Target Audience Youth Workers, Social Workers, Schools, PVI Sector - Children, Early Years, Early Help, Children Services 
    Course Costs
    Internal LA Cost: £0.00
    PVI/Care Provider Cost: £0.00
    Partnership Cost: £0.00
    Early Years Subscriber Cost: £0.00
    External Cost: £0.00
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 30 minutes At your desk

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