KIP Education offers this one-day training course on creative approaches for engaging and empowering young people in social change. This course is experiential in nature, and offers knowledge, skills, and self-reflection practices for delegates. Using a series of case examples, delegates will draw on 25 years of experience in creative approaches to youth work. This course is to provide practitioners with the practical skills and effective techniques that will help them to raise self-awareness, increases assertiveness in both staff and young people, build motivation and self-esteem, break free from unhelpful behavioural patterns and encourage young people to take responsibility for their actions and choices.
Using impressive and practical techniques that elicit change, empower and build resilience in young people. Delegates will gain techniques in building confidence, self-awareness and motivation. Develop understanding on how habits are formed and how they can be broken.
Delegates will learn specialist techniques on how to encourage a proactive attitude and eliminate blame. Understanding the power of thoughts, conflict resolution skills, reflective listening and effective communication skills.
This One-day course offers tangible tools and approaches for youth practitioners to engage with young people to understand and reflect upon the complex realities of young people (in particular vulnerable young people), and to identify and implement changes in communities, programs and policies to enhance young people’s well-being and protection. It draws from research and planning processes that support social change and greater accountability for children, youth, their families, and communities. 

The course applies creative and intentional engagement tools and processes such as motivational interviewing and building resilience techniques. Throughout this course, emphasis is placed on engaging and empowering young people in an ethical, adaptive, inclusive, assets/strengths based, developmentally appropriate, cultural, and contextualised manner.  This course is aimed a youth leaders and all practitioners working with young people.

Course Content

This course is to provide practitioners with practical skills that will help them to raise self-awareness, build motivation and self-esteem, break free from unhelpful behavioural patterns and encourage young people to take responsibility for their actions and choices. You will take away concrete ideas and plans for engaging children and young people you work with in a meaningful way. The most successful aspects from a range of approaches are to be integrated to provide insights of immediate practical use. 

  • Examine “what is effective engagement?”
  • Identify key barriers to successful engagement – both organisational and personal
  • Explore and tap into key motivators for young people
  • Leave with practical tools and models to take back to your organisation.
  • 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 & effective communication skills 
  • Assertiveness and empowerment techniques 

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KIP Education is a boutique provider of innovative learning solutions for all organisations large or small. Our customised offerings are focused on reducing the cost of training while maximizing results. KIP Education focuses on building training solutions that engages the learner and promote educational success. KIP Education has been helping clients implement successful training solutions for over 10 years. To arrange a course please contact us. For more information please visit our training course page.

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