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Youth United Stockton (YUS) has secured funding to provide free of charge training to voluntary and community sector organisations delivering services to young people (aged 8 – 19 years) within Stockton-on-Tees.

Places on their courses are limited to:

  • Voluntary and community sector organisations delivering youth services to 8- 19 years olds within Stockton-on-Tees
  • Places are on a first come first served basis

COACHING & MENTORING

Help young people set and achieve their goals through effective coaching and mentoring practices. Learn how to respond when a young person sets a goal deemed by other’s as being unrealistic.

This course will be delivered on:
Friday 14th September 2018
1pm – 4pm

Venue: Newtown Community Centre, 123 Durham Road, Stockton-On-Tees, TS19 0DE

Click here to register your place. Booking in advance is required.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (ACCREDITED)

A 2 day in-depth course which will see participants accredited by Mental Health England as Mental Health First Aiders. This course looks in more detail at individual disorders, risk factors, signposting, child adolescent development, bullying and cyber bullying, substance misuse and protective factors. The sessions will be a mix of presentation, group discussions and group work activities. Minimum age of participant is 16.

Please note this course will be subject to a cancellation fee of £50 for any participant that fails to attend or cancels their place within 48 hours of the course start date.

This course will be delivered on:
Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th September 2018
9:30am – 4pm

Venue: Five Lamps, Eldon Street, Thornaby, TS17 7DJ

Click here to register your place. Booking in advance is required.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (LITE)

A 3 hour course will explore the most common mental health conditions experienced by young people and discover what youth workers can do to prevent and or intervene when needed. Minimum age of participants is 16.

This course will be delivered on:
Thursday 27th September 2018
6pm – 9pm

Venue: To be confirmed

Click here to register your place. Booking in advance is required.

LEADERSHIP

On completion participants will be able to identify:

What / who is an effective leader? How do we lead and how do we educate and support young people to develop their leadership skills.

This course will be delivered on:
Friday 28th September 2018
1pm – 4pm

Venue: Newtown Community Centre, 123 Durham Road, Stockton-On-Tees, TS19 0DE

Click here to register your place. Booking in advance is required.

RECRUITING AND MANAGING SESSIONAL STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

Recruitment can be costly in many ways. This session looks at interview techniques and making sure we have the right person for the job. Once appointed, how do we effectively supervise and respond to staff / volunteer’s behaviour and challenges? The course will look at many of the challenges we face as managers and supervisors.

This course will be delivered on:
Thursday 4th October 2018
10am – 4pm

Venue: Five Lamps, Eldon Street, Thornaby, TS17 7DJ

They have previous delivered the following courses. Please email info@yus.org.uk if you would like them to run these courses again:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Level 3 Emergency First Aid
  • Engaging the hard to reach and relationship building
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene in Catering
  • Building resilience and reducing Mental ill-health triggers

YUS also have the £100 bursary to contribute towards the cost of specialist training or workforce development activities, that community and voluntary sector organisations working with young people can apply for. Find out more