Skills for communicating with children and young people – 1 day

Pre requisite:

Bring a reflective account of your last visit with a child.


To develop practitioners knowledge and skills in communicating and working with vulnerable children and young people.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be offered the opportunity to:

  • Consider how to use observation in communicating with children.
  • Increase awareness around their own bias in working and communicating with children.
  • Build on their empathetic skills in working effectively with children.
  • Build their listening skills in hearing the voice of the child.
  • Explore the importance of and techniques in managing the emotional responses of vulnerable children.