This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It examines the process of emotional expression in children and young people, and describes and illustrates a range of activities that can be used with children and young people to facilitate this. The session also shows how emotional expression work with children and young people differs to that with adult clients, identifies some of the main factors that influence clients' engagement with emotion, and discusses when it may be counter-productive to encourage a client to engage in emotional expression.
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This session explores some of the problems that young people experience when health professionals attempt to provide them with information, and suggests some ways of improving communication and explanation.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and examines key concepts associated with evidence-based practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and some of the tensions within the approach. It outlines how clinicians bring together different sources of information in order to inform their practice, the outcome of which may go on to build the evidence base support future practice.
This session is aimed at more experienced users and provides an introduction to the methods and practices that support evidence-informed clinical decision-making.
As part of the MindEd programme, the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) was commissioned to carry out the UK’s first ever comprehensive systematic review of e-mediated therapies and computer-based-applications for the prevention and treatment of mental health problems and substance misuse in children and young people.
To view a brief overview of the report and its conclusions, please download the information leaflet.
The executive summary from the report is provided in full below, and you can also browse the full report chapter by chapter.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It looks at the importance of goal setting, how it can be successfully achieved, and how to ensure the child or young person has a sense of 'ownership' of the therapeutic process. It also introduces the idea of using goals based outcomes tools to track progress towards a counselling goal.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It explains what it means to establish a therapeutic alliance during counselling with children and young people. It then moves on to examine how you can actively create and enhance this process in a practical setting using case examples. Blocks to the therapeutic alliance development are discussed and ways of monitoring these in your own practice are proposed.
This session is aimed at more experienced users and will give you an understanding of childhood epilepsies and epilepsy care, so you will have the knowledge and confidence to make a positive difference to a child living with the condition and understand your role in the child’s ongoing care.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It will guide you through the importance of entering the child or young person's frame of reference, and how this might contribute to a strong therapeutic alliance and positive therapeutic outcomes.
This session is aimed at more experienced users.
The aim of the Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) programme is to improve both the effectiveness of treatment and the experiences of children, young people and parents in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).