Workforce Training Ideas

Raising awareness:

Countdown: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/voices-of-young-carers

Ask the group what they know about young carers.

Watch ‘Voices of young carers’: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/voices-of-young-carers

Awareness training: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/awareness-training

Discuss ways of raising awareness.

Case studies: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/case-studies

 

Identifying training: Education

Countdown: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/voices-of-young-carers

Ask the group what they know about young carers and the barriers this can have to learning

‘What do young carers do?’: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/identifying/resources-3

Identifying training: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/identifying/identifying-training

Discuss the procedures that your school has in place to identify carers.

Case study: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/case-studies

 

Identifying: Social Services

Countdown: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/voices-of-young-carers

Ask the group what they know about young carers.

Tom’s story: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/young-adult-carers

Discuss some of the issues that Tom faced and the benefits that could have helped him if he had been identified as a young carers sooner.

Identifying training: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/identifying/identifying-training

Discuss why young carers may not wish to be ‘known’ by social services.

How can your department engage with young carers and help them get over fears.

Case study: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/case-studies

 

Identifying: Health

Countdown: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/voices-of-young-carers

Ask the group what they know about young carers.

Watch Tom’s story: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/young-adult-carers

Discuss issues Tom faced and the benefits if he'd been identified sooner. What could be done to help Tom connect to other services

Identifying training: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/identifying/identifying-training

Case study: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/case-studies

 

UNCRC

Countdown: http://youngcarerstoolkit.co.uk/index.php/raising-awareness/voices-of-young-carers

Ask the group what they know about young carers.

UNCRC training http://www.youthfriendly.co.uk/CRSU_En/story.html