This session is aimed at a universal audience and describes the main evidence-based therapies used for the majority of mental health problems in children and young people. The principles of each model will be discussed and linked to specific disorders being treated. The session will also illustrate the key stages of assessment and treatment and the rationale and utilisation of specific techniques.
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This session is aimed at a universal audience and will give an overview of the problem of constipation and soiling in school-aged children. It will discuss the assessment process and treatment interventions and highlight the impact this distressing problem has on the child, their family and wider community.
This session will review the reciprocal impact of changes in social development in adolescence. The session will also consider what impact these developmental changes have on self management of chronic illness during adolescence.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and describes the nature of interactions and relationships that children and young people have with each other, so that potential difficulties and risks in these relationships can be identified.
This session is aimed at more experienced users and covers the fundamentals of social and emotional development, and how it links to mental health in children and young people.
This session gives an overview of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features and management of sleep disorders in adolescence.
This session follows on from the previous session Development and Behaviour/Sleeping Part 1: Normal Physiology and Common Problems and covers parasomnias, unusual sleep behaviours and sleep in children with disabilities.
This session is designed to help you manage the common sleep problems that arise in young children. It covers the normal pattern of sleep and variation in children aged between 0 and 5 years, and also discusses the range of sleep problems that can occur along with a description of their impact on the family.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and describes sleep in young people, what normal sleep is and what common sleep difficulties may occur.
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.