Engaging and working directly with children and young people

Please note that these events are only open to IASS staff and volunteers.

A practical and interactive training session delivered by NCB and two trainers with lived experience of accessing services for children and young people. The training is for members of the Information Advice and Support Service Network.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:
  • Learnt skills and techniques in engaging with and directly working with children and young people

  • Created an action plan on how those working directly with children and young people would best like to stay in touch going forward

  • Learnt and developed the skills to meet the minimum standards with regards to direct work with children and young people and understand children and young people’s rights in this area

Who can attend?

This training is open to IASS staff and volunteers only. We would particularly welcome those whose role is working directly with children and/or young people or those recruiting and planning for working with children and/or young people.


All delegates are required to complete the evaluation form before leaving the event.

Event location and times

This training starts at 10.30am sharp and finishes at 4.30pm so please arrive for registration in good time but no earlier than 10.00am onwards, as the training will start promptly. 

Booking details

When making a booking please ensure that you are booking as the attendee as opposed to booking for someone else – this is very important as we need to capture the individual data for each attendee.

Please ensure that the correct email address (work email, not personal) is enterered when making your booking as you will receive an automated email to confirm your place. If the email spelling is incorrect, you will not receive confirmation of your place and important updates. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 10 minutes of completing your booking, please contact us immediately as your booking may not be complete which could result in you losing your place on the training. Please do check your spam folders before contacting us.


Places at this training are free. However - participants who do not turn up, OR cancel less than 2 working days before the course, will incur a charge of £100, unless there are extenuating circumstances. Please see each indivudal event's Eventbrite page for instruction how to do this. 

Events near me

Cambridge     16th Sep 2019 https://cypcamb-160919.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED 

London          19th Sep 2019 https://cyplon1-190919.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED  

Gatwick         26th Sep 2019 https://cypgatw-260919.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED

Nottingham   2nd Oct 2019   https://cypnott-021019.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED     

Leeds             10th Oct 2019  https://cypleeds-101019.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED    

York               18th Oct 2019  https://cypyork-181019.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED      

Manchester    22nd Oct 2019  https://cypmanc-221019.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED    

Bristol            30th Oct 2019  https://cypbristol-301019.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED   

Birmingham   5th Nov 2019   https://cypbrm-051119.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED       

London           7th Nov 2019  https://cyplon2-071119.eventbrite.co.uk - COMPLETED