Professional Development

BELB-Engaging with Perceived Controversial/Sensitive Issues Training

Category: ELB - YOUTH

Published: 04 NOVEMBER 2014


  • To support teachers and youth workers to reflect on their own skills and confidence to engage with perceived controversial/sensitive issues and to consider key educational and social factors.
  • To support the development of strategies to engage with such issues in ways which are professionally and educationally appropriate and effective.

Course Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Have the opportunity to reflect on why some issues may be perceived as controversial;
  • Consider ways of safely facilitating thinking around these issues;
  • Enhance skills and confidence in addressing perceived controversial issues;
  • Explore a wide range of strategies which are effective in addressing controversial Issues.

Course Cost: FREE

Course Date: 22nd January 2015 – 9.30am – 4.00pm

Course Venue: Training Room, Finaghy Youth Centre.

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