The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

Supporting emotional well being in adolescents

Date:

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:15 - 12:15

Venue:

Waltham Forest College (MALL / Mallinson Suite (Room 227)), 707 Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JB

Provider:

Educational Psychology Service

Course Code:

EPS-0318-T003

Outline:

• The Mental Health continuum
• Depression (possible causes, signs and symptoms)
• Anxiety (possible causes, signs and symptoms)
• Self Harm (possible causes, signs and symptoms)
• Psychosis (possible causes, signs and symptoms)
• Basic steps to supporting mental health needs

Description:

The first part of the training session focusses on the definition of mental health and explores attendees understanding of the mental health continuum.
The second part looks at 4 areas of mental health difficulties, their presentation in adolescents and young people and how adults might be able to provide appropriate basic support.

Outcome:

By the end of this session, attendees will have an understanding of a range of mental health needs experienced by adolescents and an understanding of strategies enabling them to support adolescents experiencing mental health difficulties.

Audience:

Professional who work with children/ young people aged 11 – 18 years such as Teachers, SENCO’s, Teaching Assistant’s, EWO and Early Help Officers.

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