Youth Work Training Courses and Webinars

Vanessa Rogers offers a wide range of training courses and webinars for those working with young people aged 11-19 (up to 25 with additional needs). This includes youth workers, teachers, social works and community development professionals.

She can also deliver courses directly to young people aged 11-19 year olds (up to 25 with additional needs). 

What is offered?

A series of practice-based training workshops available both on and offline. A recognised specialist in training and development, Vanessa practical 'hands on' style encourages creative youth work that is fun as well as thought provoking.

There are a wide range of courses and workshops to choose from and Vanessa is constantly developing new ones in response to local and national issues for young people. Longer courses are available for more in-depth learning, including delivering recognised professional development courses in partnership with accredited organisations.

Alternatively, you can commission her to write a bespoke in-house training programme. Tailored to suit diverse learning needs, this option can allow greater flexibility and be a cost effective way of maximizing learning. Please contact Vanessa directly to discuss your requirements and prices for this service.

Finally, if you like Vanessa's training style and would like the resources to deliver programmes yourself have a look at Vanessa Rogers Training Pack . Complete with training plan and handouts, these can be downloaded to use again and again.

Current Courses

The courses currently available are listed within five categories. These come complete with course outlines and are included in the prices shown on the rates page. All courses are booked in accordance with my Terms and Conditions.

Look out for promotions and seasonal discounts throughout the year.

Detached & Outreach Youth Work

This range of courses offer those working outside of building based youth projects an opportunity to develop the detached youth work skills required for effective street work.

Issue Based Youth Work

These include popular workshops such as Social Media and Online Safety, Let's Talk Porn (and other sex and relationship courses), Exploring Anger and Body Image.

Participation & Youth Involvement

These aim to support and motivate young people to get involved, have their say about the services they use and bring about positive change. This includes Peer Mentoring, Young People & Volunteering and Senior Member Training and workshops to build confidence and communication skills.

Early Intervention & Targeted Support

Courses in this section consider the needs of vulnerable, ‘at risk’ or hard to reach young people and offer programmes that explore need and offer effective ways to engage them in targeted youth work. This includes, Targeted Youth Work, Managing Challenging Behaviour and workshops for practitioners supporting at risk 9-13 year olds.

Developing Youth Work Skills

This section is dedicated to developing core skills to support high quality youth work. This includes an Introduction to Youth Work, Managing Aggressive Behaviour, Developing Management Skills and Confidentiality and Boundaries.

All participants are provided with a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of each course.

Free consultation

A free 15-minute telephone consultation is offered so that you can establish if a course meets your training needs with no obligation whatsoever. Click here to send an email request for a free consultation- please remember to include your phone number.


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