Being a teenager is tough, being a parent to a teenager can feel even tougher, but being a teenager who is also carrying the additional weight of trauma and adverse childhood experiences is tougher than both combined.
This course looks at some of the difficulties that all teenagers face but also, how growing up in care can exacerbate the already very difficult developmental changes and stages of adolescence.
Tools and tips are provided to aid understanding and to nurture a new way of thinking about teenagers and their external behavioural expressions whilst always linking how they behave to how they feel.
This course will define challenging behaviours and explore the diverse range of behaviours teenagers can exhibit and of course the powerful emotions which drive them.
Tools will be given to help caregivers process and understand the information young people are giving them with the aim of