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Challenges in Adolescence
November 2, 2017 6:30 pm
October 20, 2017


The training is held over 5 evenings: Foster carers need to attend all 5 sessions.

Date:       2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 November 2017
Time:     6.30pm – 9pm
Venue:   Clotworthy House, Randalstown Rd, Antrim

This workshop is aimed at fosters carers of young people 11 + and will explore the changing relationships during adolescence and the impact of these changes on the family unit.

This course is run over a 5 week period. The course will be ac-credited at an OCN level 2.

Learning outcomes for the course:

  • Understand that carers and their relationship with a child changes as the child grows older
  • Acknowledges the changes that a young person goes through during adolescence as well as carers own process of change
  • Understand the pressure that families with adolescences experience in the home
  • Understand the issues of power and authority within the home
  • Understand the issues of power and authority within a family during a young person’s adolescence.