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An Introduction to Supporting Young Carers

Learn how to identify and support young carers in schools through this ACCREDITED ONLINE training session

This introductory session is brought to you by the Southern Universities Network, following some collaborative work with The Children’s Society.

When is it?

Sessions will be delivered virtually from 3:15-4:45pm and will take place on:

Tuesday 12 March 2024

Thursday 16 May 2024


To book a place, please click the sign-up button below.

(Please note, we require a minimum number of attendees to run these sessions. You will be notified if there is a problem with your booking.)

This online interactive session will help you to:
  • Understand the term young carer and the legislation relating to young carers
  • Consider the caring responsibilities which young carers undertake and the possible impacts of these
  • Be informed about the potential identifiers of young carers
  • Understand factors which may make a young carer ‘hidden’
  • Develop an awareness of how to identify and support young carers in school

This CPD session will be suitable for all staff working in secondary schools, including those in SLT roles, pastoral roles, teaching and non-teaching staff. It will also be suitable for staff who work across the education sector, for example, those in further and higher education, local authority, or charity roles.

Presenter Information

These sessions will be delivered by SUN staff who have received training from The Children’s Society