Approaches for Engaging and Empowering Young People


This course equips practitioners with practical skills that will help them to raise their own self-awareness, and build motivation and self-esteem in young people. The course also introduces strategies to help young people break free from unhelpful behavioural patterns and encourages them to take responsibility for their actions and choices. The most successful aspects from a range of approaches are integrated to provide insights of immediate practical use.

Who is this course for?
This course is for all practitioners that work directly with young people including youth workers, key workers, residential support workers and those within education, social care and youth justice.


From 10am - 3pm

  • Thursday 14 July 2022 (online)

  • Tuesday 9th August 2022 (in-person @ At Islington Voluntary Action, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP )

  • Tuesday 4th October 2022 (online)


Interested in this course? Our trainers can come to you and deliver on site. Give our team a call or email to see if we can meet your requirements.

£100 including booking fees and VAT. Early Bird tickets are available at £85. Start time 10.00. Finish time 15.00. The course consists of power points, audio visual resources, group discussions and activities. All places must be booked through the online booking system using a debit or credit card. Invoices can also be requested online.

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CPD Accredited Content

This training course is officially CPD-certified, giving attendees the opportunity to benefit from up to 6 hours of CPD-accredited content across the day.

Course Content

  • Techniques in building confidence, self-awareness and motivation

  • Understanding how habits are formed and how they can be broken 

  • How to encourage a proactive attitude and eliminate blame 

  • Understanding the power of thoughts 

  • Conflict resolution skills, reflective listening and effective communication skills

  • Assertiveness and empowerment techniques