This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and will think about a number of important issues relating to parent work, including the assessment of a parent’s readiness to participate in parenting work, and whether a group or individual format would be more appropriate for a parent. An overview of what to expect when working with parents in a group setting is given (including the therapeutic effect of group work, common anxieties, what to cover in the first session and managing difficulties within the group).
This session is aimed at more experienced users and provides an introduction to the methods and practices that support evidence-informed clinical decision-making.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. The session considers particular ways of engaging children and young people in a collaborative assessment, ensuring the assessment approach is appropriate to the age and understanding of the child or young person. The session identifies why it is important to conduct assessments collaboratively, and how you can pace your assessment appropriately, including ways in which you can check with a child or young person their understanding.
This session is aimed at more experienced users and provides an introduction to child mental health assessments that are informed by research.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and covers the key stages of cognitive development and the broad factors that influence it.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and describes the principles of providing mental health support and interventions in community and other childcare settings.
This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and describes the key components of eliciting clinical information, which forms part of the clinical assessment of children and young people referred to/attending Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and helps practitioners identify responses to persistent or repeated interpersonal (‘complex’) traumas and current treatment recommendations for complex post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
This session is aimed at more experienced users and is designed to help practitioners understand the fundamentals of cognitive and moral development and how they link to mental health.