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Effective Communication with Children

Event Code CH 20/831
Event Description This two day course is for Level 3 foster carers, residential staff, Think Family and newly qualified social workers. It is designed for all professionals working with children, young people and their families in a social care setting.

Many young people may experience difficulties engaging with professionals and others in expressing their emotions in a readily understandable manner.

This course provides the opportunity for you to try out a range of methods in enabling children to communicate in many different ways and to consider how you might engage with them.

Please Note: Please ensure you print off and read the Course Pre-Requisites and the pre-course reading before attending the course and bring them with you to refer to.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Monday
7 December 2020
09:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13£0£0£0
Session 2Tuesday
8 December 2020
09:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
Subject areas Children and Young People / Social Work
Target audience
Children Services / Foster Carers / Social Workers
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (
Rahul Chacko / Sally Reading
Training objectives The aim of this course is to explore the benefits of applying experiential skills and techniques, underpinned by theory and best practice, when engaged in working with children and young people. It will also help you to devise a programme of work for a child or young person you are currently working with.