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Understanding children and young people’s mental health

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About this course

This foundational course will support you to understand children and young people’s mental health. 

This workshop will run from 10am – 1:30pm with a break.


Why take this course?

  • The adults around young people can play a huge part in supporting their mental health and stopping their needs from escalating further.
  • This course will help you to understand children and young people's mental health and explore the importance of relationships in developing protective factors that promote positive mental health.

Online workshops:

  • This online workshop is delivered via Zoom and is 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:

  • develop a shared understanding of the complex interaction of factors which impact the mental health of young people
  • explore what it means to be a trusted adult
  • explore the potential impact of stigma and discrimination
  • recognise the importance of self-care in sustaining your 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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