Adolescence training is for professionals working with young people experiencing challenges during adolescence.

Training dates available:

EDINBURGH: Wednesday 14th June, 9.30am to 1pm, Norton Park Training & Conference Centre, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY

a half day of training for £55 per person

Book your place now.

Aim Of Training:

The training will describe positive approaches and discuss effective strategies for dealing with challenging behaviours in adolescence.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be able to:

  • Define adolescence and increase knowledge of adolescent behaviours.
  • Explore the theory of brains in transition, identifying key stages of adolescence and examine how emotional functioning is formed.
  • Outline the key stages of change and the steps involved to successful transitions.

Previous participants have said the training provided:

Different ways to communicate” 

“Learning about how the brain growing affects adolescence and how to tailor support and communication styles” 

“I believe it will have a positive impact in my role”

With 100% stating they would recommend the training to their colleagues.

Bespoke training:

We can adapt the training to meet your organisation’s needs. Please contact us to discuss how we can ensure that you receive the training that will ensure the greatest return for your organisation.


£55 per delegate. 10% discount when 3 or more book from the same organisation.

Bespoke training £500 for a half day session training 10-15 delegates

For further information or to book please email or  0131 557 4059

The Trainer:

Heather Zajac has worked since 1995 supporting vulnerable people facing homelessness, isolation and personal challenges. She has worked for various organisations across the public and voluntary sectors including local authorities, charities and for the Scottish Government, giving her a vast amount of experience across the board. Heather had studied Professional Development, Counselling and Learning & Development. Since 2010, she has delivered training to professionals on the impact of a lack of support networks and how to implement a Networks Approach throughout Scotland, incorporating evidence based research from the Beyond Homelessness Report 2013.

Cancellations: up to 11 days before- full refund, thereafter full cost incurred. Replacement delegates are allowed at no extra cost.