Young Carers Awareness
This short need to know session will help professionals understand 'what it means to be a young carer'. Professionals will also gain awareness of the recent legislative changes that have had implications on how professionals and the wider community can identify, support and safeguard a family.
By the end of this session participants will be able to:
- Understand what we mean by a young carer and hidden young carers.
- Understand how to identify and assess the needs of a young carer.
- Understand what factors increase a young carers vulnerability.
- Explore the needs of a young carer when moving into adulthood.
2019 training dates will be published soon.