Training for work with children
Boost is the name for a series of one-day conferences for those working with, or supervising those who work with, under 18’s either part-time/full-time or as a volunteer.
Past conferences have tackled:
Building Emotional and Spiritual Well-being in Children, Young People and Leaders
Belonging and Identity.
The next conference will deal with the dangers and delights of digital media
More details will be released in early 2019
The Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission combines cutting edge vocational training in Children and Family ministry, with the highest level of theological education, to provide some of the leading training available for those called to specialist ministries and mission with children, families and the communities where they live.
This postgraduate programme aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of Christian Theology, Ministry and Mission. The programme is designed to provide a solid background in Children and Family Ministry for students who wish to develop their understanding of this area of ministry and theology, those who wish to reflect on their practice at an advanced level or who are planning to go on to do research in this area.
A University level regional course provided by the Dioceses of Chester and Manchester; validated by University of Chester
This course is for those working mainly with children up to secondary school age, in or for the church on a paid or voluntary basis. It covers: how children grow and learn and the issues they face in that process; theological understanding and principles related to children and childhood; the spirituality and faith of children; an introduction to mission to and with children; and management of self, team and leadership skills. Students who pass their Certificate qualification, will be eligible to progress to Diploma stage. Students who pass their Diploma qualification, will be eligible to progress to Degree stage.
from Cliff College