Online Youth Work Webinars

Digital youth work training with built in resilience

Attend our digital youth work training this autumn to learn new skills, develop confidence and grow your ability to incorporate digital into your youth work practice.

As part of every session you’ll find practical ideas and resources, including relevant thinking about making digital places safe, secure and engaging for youth workers and young people alike.

Sign up for all the sessions to build your experience or pick the ones that are most relevant to you.

Delivered with funding from Scottish Government.


Get ready for a blended autumn

For autumn 2022 we are delivering training that will support you to incorporating digital into face-to-face and online to create long term blended approaches.


Digital Youth Work with built in resilience 

Throughout this series we will explore ways of developing cyber resilience as part of your digital youth work and enable you to increase your knowledge and confidence to support young people to be safe and secure online. 


Upcoming events:

Digital transformation and youth work - 1.30pm to 3pm on 1 December 2022

Making cyber accessible - 11am to 12.30pm on 13 December 2022

Digital Youth Work Conference - 7 February 2023 in Dundee

For more information contact Hilary Phillips. 

Watch recordings of previous webinars:

#DigitalYouthWork and online gaming
Featuring guest speaker Tony Dellaquaglia (YMCA Tayside).

How to make TikTok a part of your youth work offer
Featuring guest presenter Andrew Shields from Escape Youth Services.

How to use Zoom in youth work practice
Featuring guest presenter Kobi Cooke from Youth Scotland.

How to use Houseparty and WhatsApp in a youth work context
Featuring guest presenter Eve Tunstall from Citadel Youth Project.

How to combat COVID-19 disinformation
Featuring guest presenter Dr Alicja Pawluczuk to explore data literacy and critical thinking.

How to support young people to perform Instagram takeovers
Scottish #IWill coordinator Jenni Snell provides guidance on how to empower young people through an Instagram takeover.

Bake Me Some Digital Youth Work
Ally Hunter from YouthLink Scotland and Be More Human shares the ingredients for creating successful human connection and relationships in a digital space.

How to use Discord in youth work practice
The session includes security, moderating servers, how to get the most out of the service and some tips and tricks that make it a worthwhile platform to use in your work with young people.

We Are All Digital Now - Exploring the Digitally Active National Principles
Jackie Howie from Learning Link Scotland delivers a short presentation on how the Digitally Active National Principles can help you develop your digital practice.

Take active listening online in your youth work
CHAS Scotland's Jill Harris presents on activities and exercises to help you work with children and young people, in one-to-one settings and in groups.

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