You Don’t Know You’re Born


26/06/2018 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Merseyside Youth Association Ltd
65-67 Hanover Street Liverpool

Delivered by

Kath Thompson (MYA)

Course overview/description

Adolescence is a critical time for mental health, due to the enormous amount of changes taking place in the brain and also socially. Throughout the ages teenagers have been renowned for their tendency to take risks, act impulsively and challenge authority – much to the despair of their responsible adults.

This course has been written to give professionals/professionals an overview around how adolescence affects young people and to explore ways of making allowances for this and building young people’s resilience.

We will focus look at adolescent brain development and the key changes that take place in the brain during this time, whilst also looking at potential risks factors during adolescence.

Level of need: This training is aimed at those working at Levels 1 & 2.

Level 1. Universal Services

Level 2. Additional Need – Multi-Agency Early Help

Level 3. Complex Needs – Multi-Agency Early Help

Level 4. Acute Specialist, Including Safeguarding

Who is it aimed at?

Teachers, Learning mentors, Pastoral heads, Parents & carers, youth workers, school nurses.

What will attendees learn from this event?

  • To explore adolescence.
  • To look at the impact of brain development on adolescents.
  • To consider the challenges and opportunities faced by adolescents.
  • To support participants in building resilience in adolescents.

Course Venue

Merseyside Youth Association, 65-67 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 3DY

Parking Facilities

There are no onsite parking facilities available. Please click here for the nearest parking and prices

Any further info/preparation required? (i.e. is lunch or drinks provided, bring a case study etc.)

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the course.


Bookings are closed for this event.