Working with vulnerable and traumatised children and young people

This 14-credit certificate comprises three mandatory units.

The qualification is designed for those who have experience of working in the children''s workforce and who are looking to develop knowledge and skills in working with those children and young people who are most vulnerable and traumatised. The qualification will benefit learners by introducing them to key theories and best practice examples and encouraging teamworking, innovation and reflective practice.

The course is ideal for learners who are wanting examples of practical strategies, backed by a powerful but straightforward theory base around attachment, trauma and resilience. To complete the qualification they must be working with children or young people, e.g.in education, as a foster carer, or as a youth worker.

Course Level 3
Awarding Body SFJ
Awarding Body Code O1506255

Curriculum

Unit 1:Promoting attachment relationships4 credits

Group 1(4 credits required)
Attachment and brain development(L3) 2 credits
Brain development and positive parenting(L3) 1 credit
Emotion coaching(L3) 1 credit

Unit 2: Promoting recovery from toxic stress5 credits

Group 1(5 credits required)
Behaviour and the physical environment(L3) 1 credit
Secondary trauma(L3) 2 credits
Understanding trauma(L3) 2 credits

Unit 3: Building resilience5 credits

Group 1(5 credits required)
Building resilience(L3) 2 credits
Equality and Diversity(L3) 2 credits
Transitions and vulnerability(L3) 1 credit