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Motivation and Change Training

"A charismatic and skilled communicator, Tash shares her extensive knowledge of motivating young people. She gives you a whole range of skills and strategies to use that really work." 
Sue Bull. Career's Adviser, Woking


Motivational Strategies for working with young people

“….Because I Can’t Be Arsed…”

Introduction

A dynamic and inspiring two- day course that will give you over fifty different tried and tested motivational techniques to use when working with hard to reach young people


Course Aims

To utilise the best techniques from a range of specialist areas including neuro linguistic programming, lifecoaching, motivational Interviewing and visualisation exercises.To create a course that enables practitioners to motivate and move young people’s lives forward

Course Content

  • Developing motivational strategies
  • Using Neuro Linguistic Programming to create change
  • Exploring coaching models to use as professional frameworks
  • Understanding "What is Motivation?"


  • Developing visualisation skills to increase motivation levels
  • Exploring solution focused language in relation to motivation.

Course Duration - Two Days


Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Secret Agent of Change 

Introduction

Solution Focused Brief Therapy is an approach that is effective when working with young people. Research shows it can bring about lasting change on average in less than five sessions. It is enormously effective with young people experiencing difficulties around stress, depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol problems, and self-esteem


Course Aims

For practitioners to develop practical skills when working with young people using Solution Focused Brief Therapy. To gain an understanding of how to integrate Solution Focused Brief Therapy into daily working practices.


Course Content

  • To assess barriers and focus on helping young people to see ways through them
  • To enable you to facilitate and support change, rather than take responsibility for it.
  • To understand the importance of language patterns and to develop conversational strategies to assist young people to access and act on their resources, potential and the possibilities for change.
  • The course will also include problem free talk, goal setting, method structure, exception finding, scaling, locating resources, building on strengths, coping, stopping things getting worse, self awareness, group dynamics, challenging and power, and dealing with difference.


Course Duration - Two Days.

Young People and Advocacy


Introduction

A practical course that develops advocacy skills to use when working with young people.


Course Aims

To gain a clear understanding of the role of an advocate when working with young people. To build effective strategies when advocating on behalf of young people. To develop a professional approach to advocacy and maintaining boundaries.

Course Content

  • Advocacy skills when working with young people and other     professionals.
  • What is advocacy?
  • Models of advocacy.

  • Myths surrounding advocacy.
  • Maintaining professional boundaries.
  • Advocacy when working with young people and the Police.

Course Duration - One Day.



Young People and Mentoring 


Introduction

For all young people familiarity and friendship may be the cornerstone of progressive development. This course explores the role of a mentor and how mentoring can be beneficial when working with young people on a one to one basis.


Course Aims

The course will explore what qualities are necessary to become a successful mentor, and will explain the mentoring relationship from start to finish.With a clear goal in mind, the individual will develop the skills to create a mentoring relationship. The ability to take in information through the formation of listening and communication skills, and the creation of a positive action plan will be dealt with in detail. The importance of maintaining structure in the relationship, its scope and its boundaries are also driven home.

Course Content

  • What is mentoring?
  • Setting a mentoring framework
  • Why have a mentor?
  • Listening and communication skills

  • Boundaries
  • Confidentiality
  • Positive action planning
  • Dealing with challenging situations
  • Ending mentoring relationships

Course Duration - One Day.


Young People & Life Coaching


Introduction

The positive and progressive development of any young person is inevitably made easier by their own will to succeed. Life Coaching provides an excellent opportunity for any professional working with young people on a one to one basis and teaches how to motivate and inspire challenging or disengaged young people.


Course Aims

To examine what life coaching is, so that an appreciation is gained of how beneficial it can be to young people.Through the demonstration and development of coaching techniques, practitioners can also be confident of building rapport with young people on a one to one basis to achieve visible results. To understand the significance of values and beliefs and how they affect behaviour.

Course Content

• Life coaching strategies when working with young people.

• Life Coaching - the definitions.

• Goal setting and action planning.

• Values.

• Beliefs.

• Results based coaching.

• Building rapport.

• Creating leverage in young people.

 Course Duration - One Day.

Young People & NLP

Introduction

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) has evolved as an innovative technology, facilitating the achievement of what were once unattainable targets. Through the study of human behaviour, it is possible to put into effect actions that will benefit the individual. Be it by obvious or subtle signs of behaviour, NLP provides practical help which can be used when working with young people.


Course Aims

The course will define NLP and its benefits both personally and when working with young people. To provide varied practical strategies to enable change.

Course Content

  • What is NLP?
  • Relating NLP to young people.
  • Understanding body language.
  • Communication.

  • Anchoring techniques.
  • Pacing.
  • Mirroring.
  • The META Model.

Course Duration - Two Days.


* All Neuro Linguistic Programming trainers have undertaken the Licensed NLP Master Practitioner & Hypnosis Certification with Paul McKenna and Richard Bandler. (Richard Bandler is the creator of Neuro Linguistic Programming).

Managing Aggressive Behaviour

Introduction


Conflict Resolution is not just about understanding the nature of conflict. Confidence in your own abilities to deal with a situation effectively is crucial, and this course will provide a personal toolbox of strategies to enable you to achieve this.


Course Aims


To define what conflict is and explore varying methods of resolution, as we realise that no two situations are the same.The course teaches how to have the flexibility in approach to deal with this.

Course Content

  • Strategies for working with young people around conflict.
  • What is conflict?
  • Non-verbal communication.
  • Language patterns when dealing with conflict.

  • Short fuses.
  • Scenario strategies.
  • Safety boundaries.

Course Duration
 - One Day.