This course is designed to provide counsellors with the essential competencies needed to support children and young people's emotional well-being in different settings. This course will provide the participants with an understanding of therapeutic work with children and young people. Our training programmes focus on providing practitioners with practical tools and techniques, along with the therapeutic understanding that is essential to work in a counselling environment with children and young people.

We hope that all young people grow to achieve their potential and positively impact their own lives and the lives of others. To do this, we recognise that it is essential for practitioners to have the knowledge and skills to support children and young people to develop resilience and emotional literacy that is essential to their development. We believe this will reduce the number of children and young people are struggling with their life experiences.

At Essential Training Associates, we can provide you with the necessary skills to support this growth and development. We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Open College Network (London). The unit modules are accredited to NVQ Level 4 or SVQ Level 7.

The aims of the course are to give participants a grounding in child and adolescent development and attachment theory and provide them with the skills and competencies to work safely with children and young people.