Brain Development - Understanding Baby, Child & Teenage Brain Development

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Training Event

This one day course reviews up-to-date understanding of early brain development and its impact on children and young people’s life chances.The day will explore the impact of disadvantage and complex needs in families on baby and child brain development, how we can be curious and conscious of those impacts and how our interventions can support this crucial part of development.

Professionals will explore the key elements of child and teenage brain development, understanding key milestones for young people and a wider knowledge of tools and interventions that support relationships and ensure plans and interventions take into account the developmental needs of the child/young person. 


Start Date
Tuesday 12 February 2019
End Date
Tuesday 12 February 2019
09:30 - 16:30
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • review baby, child and teenage brain development

  • recognise the impact of poverty, neglect and poor parenting on the developing brain

  • examine the impact of practice and be able to compile effective interventions based on child/teenage development needs

  • recognise the impact of external factors – environment, culture, religion, school and media

  • practice effective communication strategies with children and teenagers



Additional information
Target Audience
Children's Services / Children's Services (B&HCC) / CVS / Early Years Providers / Health / Learning Disability Services / Managers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room , Bartholomew Square
Event Trainers
Clare Joyce / Wendy Weal
Pricing Bands
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