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9th & 10th May 2024 Train the Trainer YC5 – Cheshire West & Chester


09/05/2024 - 10/05/2024 All Day


Ellesmere Port Library
Civic Way Ellesmere Port,

Parents and carers play a pivotal role in promoting the knowledge, skills and environment that can help children cope with adversity. Supporting families has a dual role in strengthening parent’s and children’s resilience.

We recognise parents as experts on their own children; this course is designed to be supportive and build on the knowledge, skills and expertise that some parents and carers already possess.

Staff receiving this training will subsequently deliver this training to parents and carers to:

  • Give parents and carers the knowledge, empathy, skills and tools to promote resilience and wellbeing for children and young people
  • Strengthen parent’s and children’s resilience
  • Increase confidence and parental ability to support their child
  • Improve parent/child relationships

During the course you will:

  • Understand young people’s mental health
  • Think about what makes us thrive
  • Develop family resilience
  • Understand why we feel the way we do
  • Develop skills to support your children.

Once trained, trainees will provide a five-session course to families and carers in a variety of settings, such as community, work, youth, and education.

The evaluation of the Youth Connect 5 Programme has been carried out by Liverpool John Moores University and can be accessed here

The summary report of the evaluation can be accessed here

The promotional video, which highlights the efficacy of YC5 can be found here

There are limited places, and the decision to approve will be made by the Authority Lead & YC5 team.

This training will run over 2 days and amalgamates YC5 

For further information, please contact Tony Niemen on 07801 744967






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