The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

Prevention and Early Intervention Mental Health training

Date:

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:30 - 15:00

Venue:

The SCORE Centre (MAINH / Main hall), 100 Oliver Road, , Leyton, E10 5JY

Provider:

Public Health

Course Code:

PUBH-0917-T001

Outline:

This free two-day training has been commissioned by Waltham Forest CCG for those working with children and young people across Waltham Forest and is suitable for a variety of professionals including, but not limited to, school nurses, GPs, teachers, social workers and health visitors.

Description:

Day 1 will cover:
• How to identify children and young people (CYP) suitable to be referred to CAMHS.
• Measuring mental health and wellbeing in CYP.
• Introduction to using screening questionnaires with CYP to assess mental health needs.
• Self-harm assessment.

Day 2 will cover:
• Reflections on putting the toolkit and questionnaires into practice across different settings.
• Talking to CYP about their wellbeing.
• Children, families and schools: a systemic approach to young people’s behaviour.
• Mentalisation-Based Treatment approach to working with parents.

This two-day course is also being run on 22nd September 2017 and 29th September 2017 (these are the Day 1s), so please choose the date most suitable for you.

Audience:

Professionals working with children and young people across Waltham Forest including, but not limited to, school nurses, GPs, teachers, social workers and health visitors.

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