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Practical approaches to supporting children and young people's mental health

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About this course

Content warning: Please note that this practical skills course includes looking at interactions with young people who are in crisis and distress, so will include some discussions around the areas of self-harm and suicide.

This course explores practical ways to support children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

This workshop will run from 9:30am – 3pm with breaks.

 

Why take this course?

  • To explore practical ways to support children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing, from everyday interactions to crisis support.
  • To reflect on your current practice and develop skills to enhance your relationships with young people.

Online workshops:

  • Our online workshops are delivered via Zoom and are an interactive and collaborative experience.
  • With two trainer consultants available in each workshop, we can effectively facilitate discussion and provide a safe learning space for you to feel empowered to make a difference for children and young people.
  • The online environment allows for individual exploration of key dynamics encountered in the work with young people and the formulation of best practice within your role.

Learning outcomes

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During the course we'll:

  • understand the importance of trusted adult relationships in supporting young people’s mental health
  • explore practical ideas to help embed mental health support in our work with young people, from everyday interactions to crisis support
  • share and develop best practice, including tools to use with young people and where to look for sources of support
  • reflect on your current practice and develop skills to enhance your relationships with young people, exploring practical self-care strategies that help to sustain our role as a trusted adult

After taking part in the course you can receive a digital certificate of attendance upon request.

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