The Role of Emotional Resilience in working with Children & Families – 1 day

Course Aim:

To raise awareness and understanding of the importance of emotional wellbeing for children, young people and their families and the positive impact this has on their life chances.

Course outcomes: 

Participants will be offered the opportunity to:

  • To be able to identify what good emotional wellbeing looks like for children and young people.
  • To understand the contributions all practitioners can make to improve children and young people’s emotional wellbeing at the earliest opportunity.
  • To understand the importance of building and sustaining emotionally resilient practice and how to access support.
  • To understand what can adversely impact emotional wellbeing of children and young people and how to recognise the early signs of exposure to trauma and/or adversity.
  • To understand how to build strong and trusting relationships with children, young people and their parents/carers when encouraging their emotional wellbeing.
  • To develop skills in enabling parents/carers, and their support network, to increase and sustain their capacity to provide emotional containment for their children.
  • To develop skills in building on the strengths that the wider family network provides in supporting the children or young person’s emotional wellbeing.