Speech and Language Support for Vulnerable Young People

Speech and Language Support for Vulnerable Young People

Speech and Language Support for Vulnerable Young People

A practical training course for staff working with young people within youth offending institutions, prisons and vulnerable situations.

About the course

A practical training course for those of you teaching or supporting vulnerable young people who have communication challenges and social and emotional needs. It will help you identify those with undiagnosed speech and language needs and provide essential strategies to help you to help them.

This course is a game-changer, you will always be on the lookout for underlying needs once you have completed this course.

This training will provide you with:

You'll be taught a wide range of topics through eight sessions. These are fun and interactive and cover:

What is communication?
Non-verbal communication, listening and attention
Understand spoken language
Developign verbal reasoning
Strategies to develop vocabulary
Developing expressive language and communication
Promoting effective social communication skills
Developing a communication plan

This course is offered by face-to-face and webinar-based training. Both cover the same superb content and are taught by our experienced Elklan Tutors using interactive teaching methods, practical activies, videos and group discussions.


Targeted strategies for specific age range
Language Builders for Vulnerable Young People
Teaching from an Elklan Tutor
Discuss and share with other learners
External accreditation with a 9 credit Award on successful completion
Learning log to complete online

£395 (£405 from 2022) plus VAT
May vary where run locally

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Further training opportunities

Specialist Courses

These courses are ideally suited for you if you have completed an eight- or ten-session core course and wish to take their learning further.

Supporting Verbal Pupils with ASD
Supporting Children with Unclear Speech
Supporting Children and Adults using AAC

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