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Understanding Your Tweenager Workshop - School Sessions

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Course NameStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeSite 
Understanding Your Tweenager - Outwood Academy Foxhills (dates TBC)    Outwood Academy FoxhillsAvailable for applications

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We need to check what course you are enrolling on and what your age and income status is first. You may be entitled to a free or reduced cost place if you are in receipt of benefits, you depend financially on someone who does, or are working but on a low wage (£18,525 annual gross salary)

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Course Description

Understanding Your Tweenager

** We can only accept applications from parents & carers of children who attend the school(s) as detailed above **

Course Description

Content & Overview
A 2-hour workshop on brain development for parents of adolescents. The workshop aims to provide an understanding of how the brain changes during adolescence and to explain some of the changes in behaviours that are commonly presented during this life stage. The workshop will cover:

• Brain development in teenagers
• Behaviour change and risk taking
• Hormones and emotions
• Teenagers and reading faces
• Teenagers and sleep
• Social changes

Suitable for
This workshop is designed for parents who wish to develop an understanding of what happens to the brain as a child enters adolescence.

Delivery method
In person, in a classroom or through online virtual workshops. 
A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed, including taught lessons, small group work, activities, videos, and class discussions.

No formal assessment is required. During the session your tutor will check your understanding through question and answer, and verbal/written feedback/review.

Additional Information
To be eligible a learner must have lived in the European Economic Area for 3 years.
All the resources for the workshop are provided but you may find it useful to bring paper and a pen with you.

*The course is FREE on completion of an enrolment form & a feedback form.