Training session to introduce Kooth to parents in the Lewisham area

Thursday 21st May 2020 10-11am

Kooth is a free online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service commissioned by Compass in Lewisham. It provides young people aged 11-18 years old with a free, safe and secure means of accessing support with their emotional health and wellbeing needs from a professional team of qualified counsellors.

Kooth offers the following:
• Confidential, 1-2-1 instant messaging with Kooth’s team of counsellors.
• Kooth Magazine (a hub full of creative pieces and personal experiences for peer to peer support).
• Kooth discussion forums to facilitate peer-led support and self-help articles (many written by service users).
• Counsellors, therapists and support workers provide guided, outcome-focused help for each individual.

Who is this training for?
Parents with young people aged 11-18 years old in the Lewisham area. Parents who may want to explore what support is out there for their children.

Training objectives:
• To understand what Kooth offers to young people.
• To be able to support young people to sign up to Kooth.

The training will provide the following:
• An introduction to Kooth and how it works.
• Support on how to get young people signed up to Kooth.
• Explanation of Kooth chats with counsellors and what young people can expect.
• Explanation of Kooth’s other features and support tools for young people.

How will this training be delivered?
Kooth are hosting a live video Webinar through ‘Zoom’ to give attendees an on-screen demonstration of how to use the website; including an overview of resources and support available to a young person. Participants will have the opportunity to watch a live presentation and pose questions directly to the presenter with responses delivered in real time.

How do I join?
There is no sign up required, please just click the link below

Please also fill out the registration document to secure your space on the training by using the link below.

Download Discover Kooth flyer HERE