Making Sense Of Adolescence training

Working with adolescents can be challenging. This course enables learners to understand the challenges of being an adolescent in the twenty- first century, the particular challenges facing vulnerable children in adolescence, and how to work effectively with young people as they face these challenges.

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This course will cover:
  • The basic theories relating to adolescence
  • The three stages of adolescence
  • What it means to be an adolescent growing up today
  • Evolvement of digital technology
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Cultural differences
  • The Teenage Brain
  • How to apply the understanding of adolescent development to supporting young people
This Making Sense of Adolescence course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about the basic theories relating to adolescent development.Whilst it provides focus for people working in Children's Services, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about what it means to be an adolescent growing up today.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 3 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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Making Sense Of Adolescence eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Making Sense Of Adolescence course

By the end of the training, you will:

  • Understand what it means to be an adolescent in the modern world
  • Better understand the changes that adolescents experience
  • Learn about the three stages of adolescence
  • Be aware of the skills needed to work effectively with adolescents
  • Understand how the evolvement of digital technology has impacted young people
  • Be aware of how young people may experience adolescence depending on their culture
  • Be able to apply what you have learnt to better support the young people in your care

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