Working with Young People (aged 16-25) and Complex Needs

Working with Young People (aged 16-25) and Complex Needs

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Identify positive approaches and effective strategies in working with trauma and complex needs with Young People.

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Helping young people in our current climate is going to require additional tools and knowledge. In this training we will dive into the world of complex needs, the behaviours around them and the trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) that lie beneath them. We will explore techniques and strategies that will equip us to help increase resilience and promote self-efficacy with the young people we work with.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify positive approaches and effective strategies in working with trauma and complex needs with Young People
  • Develop tools in supporting Young People with complex needs
  • Gain a greater understanding in adolescent behaviour and the effects of trauma

Aimed at:

  • Counsellors and Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Housing Officers
  • Teachers
  • Support Workers and Volunteers
  • Team Leaders and Managers
  • Other related professions


Sharon Gurr is an integrative psychotherapist and counsellor as well as an experienced trainer in the field of mental wellbeing.

After immigrating to Scotland from South Africa in 2003, Sharon began working within the homeless sector, and for the last 10 years, more specifically with young people and homelessness. Sharon has worked with the most vulnerable in our society for over 20 years and provides a wealth of knowledge and expertise in working with complex needs as well as trauma and adverse childhood experiences.

Today, through her own life experiences and the many journeys she has had the privilege of sharing with her clients, Sharon has developed a deep insight into trauma, resilience and the human spirit in overcoming adversity.


Early Bird £85 (Student £65)

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Handouts and CPD certificate are included in the price.

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Minimum numbers: 12 - Please note that the workshop is subject to cancellation or re-scheduling if the minimum number required to make them viable is not reached. In this situation, the following options will apply:

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