Training resources to help with improving the identification and support of young carers

Secondary

These resources are designed to train a wide range of professionals and volunteers to identify and support young carers.

These training modules will help professionals to understand young carers, and how an offer of support can be made to them and their families.

The training is split into six different modules. Staff can complete the entire training course, or pick and choose different modules to complete.

Topics covered as part of the training include:

  • the challenges young carers may face
  • How to identify who may be a young carer
  • How to start a conversation with a child or young person about their young carer responsibilities
  • Understanding safeguarding and confidentiality issues

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by school and college staff

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