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Assessment

Understanding Psychometric Assessments (MindEd)

Fri, 2016-01-15 12:58 -- fatima.almeda

This session is aimed at a universal audience and covers assessments used to measure a child’s development across a range of abilities, including language, intelligence, and practical skills. The session highlights the importance of considering a child’s developmental progress and when to refer on for further investigation of their needs.

Structured Behavioural Observation (MindEd)

Thu, 2015-10-22 11:12 -- fatima.almeda

This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users. Structured behavioural observations are used by Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) clinicians to inform assessments, treatment planning and review of treatment progress. This session serves to describe when they are used and for what purpose.

Single Event Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (MindEd)

Wed, 2015-10-21 13:12 -- fatima.almeda

This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and helps practitioners understand the nature of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and how it is diagnosed and treated. It highlights the need for empathy during the first assessment interview and in subsequent therapy. It also describes specific theory-based therapy components that have been shown to be effective.

School Entry Assessment (MindEd)

Wed, 2015-10-21 12:50 -- fatima.almeda

This session is aimed at a universal audience and builds on the school entry health assessment in session: Surveillance and Health Promotion (411-004). It focuses on the care plan development necessary for children with identified additional health and social needs (Universal Plus and Universal Partnership Plus) following a more in-depth, holistic assessment of the child within the family and analysis of all the information about the child.

Primary School Presentations (MindEd)

Fri, 2015-10-16 12:44 -- fatima.almeda

This session is aimed at a universal audience and gives an overview of common emotional and behavioural presentations in children in primary school (5 to 11 years old). It offers guidelines to assess and address parental concerns. We discuss symptoms that suggest there may be important underlying problems (‘alarm bells’) and provide guidance for when you identify these problems.

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