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Learning and Development for Children's Social Work, Social Care and Wider Workforce

About our training programme

As part of Worcestershire County Council's Learning and Development Team, we provide a dedicated training programme for practitioners working with children, young people and their families in Worcestershire. These courses have a health and social care focus in order to promote best practice, enable and engage families and effectively promote achievement and safeguard children and young people in Worcestershire.

We also cascade information to the workforce to support knowledge and skills.

Training can be booked via our online booking system (charges may apply) and include the following courses:

  • Alcohol and Drugs Training
  • Autism Awareness Training
  • Brief Solution Focused Working
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Counselling Skills for Non Counsellors
  • Domestic Abuse Training for Professionals
  • Equality and Diversity for Children's Services
  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Lone Worker Safety
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Novel Psychoactive Substances
  • Protective Behaviours Foundation Training
  • Protective Behaviours Refresher Training
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

Additionally for specific areas of learning please see the useful links below: