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Not everyone gets the same start in life. Some people grow up in a safe, supportive environment, while other’ circumstances may not be quite so straightforward. Regardless of a person’s background, everyone deserves the opportunity to be the best individual that they can be. Sheffield Futures exists to provide those opportunities: to help everyone make good life choices.

We give help and guidance to disadvantaged young people, helping them to have a bright future. The majority of our work is with young people aged 14-25 who we support and equip for a positive transition into adulthood. We support young people who are most at risk, with employment, youth involvement, careers guidance and personal development. Whatever their situation, Sheffield Futures will make sure they are given every opportunity to achieve a better future.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Linked Up Programme

    Training Course | Sheffield Futures

    Sheffield Futures

    Sheffield Futures successful Linked Up programme was developed in consultation with young people and delivered in schools. Developing young people’s awareness of Domestic abuse; Peer on Peer abuse and Healthy relationships is a vital part of keeping young people informed and safe. To enable professionals who work with young people to deliver the programme; we have developed a Train the Trainer course for Linked Up to run alongside our Domestic Abuse in Teenage Relationships awareness training. Working through the activities of the 6 week group programme which uses fictional characters and scenarios to raise awareness and discussion; this course will support staff to enable young people to be better informed; to make healthier choices and access support.

  • Introduction to Domestic Abuse in teenage relationships

    Training Course | Sheffield Futures

    Sheffield Futures

    Sheffield Futures ‘Introduction to DA in Teenage Relationships’ recognises that young people’s experience and vulnerabilities can mean they don’t recognise abusive relationships and behaviours. Therefore Domestic Abuse in this group is even more hidden. This course increases professional’s awareness of the specific issues young people face and the additional barriers like LGBT+ and BAMER which can make disclosure even more difficult. It also looks at referral routes and services. Whether you work in Education; Social Care; Youth Work; Housing; Homeless Support; Youth Offending or Faith and Community Sectors this course has been developed with you in mind and runs alongside a train the trainer course for our group work programme for young people called Linked Up.

  • Exploring professionalism and boundaries in the workplace

    Training Course | Sheffield Futures

    Sheffield Futures

    Whether you’re working with vulnerable clients or first point of contact it’s crucial to be aware of and reflect on Professional Boundaries. What are our duties? Why do we need them? Who is responsible for setting boundaries. Recognising the power balance in working relationships is part of this process and informs good practice. This course is for any agency or organisation who want to increase their knowledge of Professional Boundaries and to explore the professional/client relationship. This is done through interactive activities; group discussion and feedback. It offers an excellent opportunity to look at effective and safe ways of working.

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