Person-centred pathways: helping children be masters of their own future
About this event
This highly practical training course will give you the tools to support children and young people in understanding where they are in life and what they want to work towards - whether it's in relation to their education, relationships, health or care.
You will gain an understanding of brain development and emotional regulation and have the opportunity to use the planning tools yourself.
- Understanding how future planning can help children and young people in finding focus and motivation
- Learning to help children identify what is important to them, their strengths and who can support them
- Creating timelines for moving towards goals
- Understanding how the brain works and how we can open our perceptions to achieve more.
Jan is an experienced and knowledgeable trainer. She is an BACP Accredited Adult Psychotherapist, a Play and Creative Arts Therapist, an EMDR Practitioner, NLP Practitioner and qualified Personal and Corporate Coach. Jan has also completed a Certificate in Traumatic Stress with the Trauma Centre at Bessel van der Kolk’s Justice Resource Institute, Brookline. Jan also completed the Mindfulness Association Level 2 Certificate of Readiness to Teach their Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC).
Jan has worked in health ad social care in various roles throughout her career. She worked with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in the voluntary sector for almost a decade. This is where Jan developed an interest in working with attachment and trauma. She moved to working in foster care supporting children and carers of traumatised children. Jan then moved to work with adults with mental health challenges that prevented them from moving into employment.
Jan now has her own business offering training and consultancy. She also has a private psychotherapy and supervision practice. Jan is passionate about taking complex subjects and making them accessible to everyone. She believes that theories are important but understanding how they apply in practice is essential if we are to offer best practice to whose who access our services.
Jan loves learning new things. She enjoys being creative; embroidery and reading are just two of her favourite pastimes.