Youth Work Training Courses

Training Courses, Vanessa RogersWho is it for?

Vanessa Rogers offers a wide range of training and staff development opportunities for anyone aiming to offer creative, innovative informal learning opportunities to young people aged 11-19 (up to 25 with learning difficulties or disabilities). This includes youth workers, Connexions staff, participation officers, social workers, teachers & voluntary sector youth leaders to support them in the delivery of quality youth work.

What is offered?

A well-known author in the social education field, Vanessa Rogers draws on her own youth work practice and over ten years successful training to motivate workers, providing practical training packages to motivate and engage young people in positive activities.

There are a wide range of course programmes to choose from and these are offered on a seasonal basis. This means that Vanessa is constantly working on fresh courses developed in response to young people’s issues, and you can be sure the content is always up to date, reflecting current youth work trends.

All of her established one-day courses can be adapted to form an interesting and interactive workshop or ‘taster session’ suitable for conferences, meetings or events.

If you are looking for training in a specific area of youth work you can commission Vanessa to write a bespoke training programme specifically for you. Bespoke training in-house can allow greater flexibility and be a cost effective way of maximizing learning.

Please contact Vanessa Rogers to discuss your requirements and prices for this service. If you miss a course that you are particularly interested in please contact Vanessa for a bespoke course, or consider buying a Vanessa Rogers Training Pack so that you can deliver it yourself.

Current Courses

All courses currently available are listed within five categories. These come complete with course outlines and are the courses that are included in the prices shown on the rates page. All courses are booked in accordance with my Terms and Conditions.

Detached Youth Work

This range of courses offer those working outside of building based youth projects an opportunity to develop the detached youth work skills required for effective street work.

Issue Based Youth Work

Based on Vanessa’s highly acclaimed resource books, these courses offer ideas for activities and projects across the youth work curriculum.

Community Participation & Youth Involvement

Increasingly agencies are looking to consult with young people and encourage their active involvement in shaping the services that affect them. This section offers a range of training programmes to support and motivate young people to get involved and bring about positive change.

Early Intervention & Targeted Support

Courses in this section consider the needs of vulnerable, ‘at risk’ or hard to reach young people and offer programmes that explore needs and offer effective ways of engaging them in youth work.

Practical Youth Work

This section is about developing core youth work skills, staff development and supporting volunteers.

All participants are provided with a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of each course.

Free consultation

A free 15-minute telephone consultation is offered so that you can establish if a course meets your training needs with no obligation whatsoever. Click here to send an email request for a free consultation- please remember to include your phone number.


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