Why CPD Training – The benefits

Effectively designed and delivered continuing professional development is important as it provides benefits to the individual, their profession and to, in the youth work context, young people.

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Standard

It ensures your capabilities keep pace with the current standards of others in the same field

   

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Skills

It ensures that you maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills you need to deliver a professional service to young people and the community

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Relevant

CPD ensures that you and your knowledge stay relevant and up to date.  You are more aware of the changing trends and directions in your profession.  The pace of change is currently faster than it has ever been and this is a feature of the new normal and we live in and working.  If you stand still you will get left behind, as the currency of your knowledge and skills becomes outdated

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Contribute

CPD helps you continue to make  meaningful contribution to your team. You can become more effective in the workplace.  This assists you to advance in your career and move into new positions where you can manage, influence, coach and mentor others.

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Interested

CPD helps you stay interested and interesting.  Experience is a great teacher but it does mean that we tend to do what we have done before.  Focus CPD opens you up to new possibilities and new skills area

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Impact

CPD can deliver a deep understanding of what it means to be professional, along with a greater appreciation of the implications and impact of your work

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Advance

CPD helps advance the body of knowledge and skills within your profession

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Confidence

CPD can lead to increased public confidence in individuals professionals and professions as a whole

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Improve

In the youth work settings, CPD contributes to improving the quality of life of young people and the communities they live in helps advance the body of knowledge and skills within your profession

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Continue

Importance of continuing professional development should not be under estimated

 

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