Working with vulnerable and traumatised children and young people
Certificate | Level: 3 | Credits: 14 | Hours:
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.
Unit 1:Promoting attachment relationships 4 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 stress 5 credits
|Group 1 (5 credits required)|
|Behaviour and the physical environment (L3)||1 credit|
|Secondary trauma (L3)||2 credits|
|Understanding trauma (L3)||2 credits|
1 December 2016
KCA qualifications given seal of approval.
8 May 2014
KCA to develop Level 4 qualifications