Adolescence

Audience School staff, College staff, Foster carers, Social workers, Youth workers
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Describe different stages of development and how these contribute to the experience of young people in adolescence
  • Explain the role of adults in enabling young people to form and maintain essential connected relationships with adults as well as peers
  • Identify the potential effects of transitions in adolescence for vulnerable young people
  • Explain skills needed to build mutual respect when working with adolescents
  • Reflect on how to establish trust between adults and young people

Learning outcomes

  • Understand key issues in working with young people in adolescence
  • Understand how to develop trust and respect when working with young people