To support the mental health needs of asylum seeking and refugee children.
Through YoungMinds Welcome we aim to build skills and capacity within the children's services workforce and help professionals to support the most vulnerable young people.
By engaging various workforces across East Kent and Croydon, we are working towards practical changes within local systems to promote a more trauma informed approach.
Who's it for
YoungMinds Welcome is aimed at professionals in East Kent and Croydon working within the children's workforce, children's services commissioners, foster carers and residential workers.
As part of YoungMinds Welcome, we are running a series of conferences and training days for professionals who work with refugee and asylum seeking children and young people.
We are delivering 2 conferences in the following locations on these dates:
10:00am - 2:30pm, 27th February 2018
Abbots Barton Hotel, 36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3DU (15 minute walk from Canterbury East station)
10:00am - 2:30pm, 14th March 2018
Croydon Conference Centre, 5-9 Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1RG. (10 minute walk from East Croydon station)
Following on from these conferences, free training days will also be available in Kent and Croydon