This session is aimed at more experienced users and introduces the principles of evidence-based practice with children, young people and families.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and will help practitioners recognise the barriers to delivering services to families considered ‘hard to reach’ and to develop strategies to improve engagement, collaboration and overcome barriers to engagement.
This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and demonstrates how to work collaboratively with families to develop a formulation. A formulation is a way to describe the difficulties in a family. In systemic family therapy a formulation includes ways of understanding how the family 'system' deals with difficulties and sometimes keeps them going. We will describe best practice around developing a formulation, including how to work with the family so that the formulation is developed in collaboration with them.
This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and will help you understand the components of clinical service transformation and example these in the service model CAPA – the Choice and Partnership Approach.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and outlines the importance of engaging with parents, carers and families. It will introduce you to what it means to engage families and basic principles in doing so. It introduces you to listening skills and skills in asking questions that help you communicate effectively with families.
This session is for a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It considers how attachment theory and human development explain the positive and negative experiences young adults can have as they emerge into independent beings. It will also consider how these experiences present in counselling and how counsellors can work collaboratively with young clients to further foster personal autonomy.
The person with dementia as a unique individual.
The importance of knowing their background and life history.
Abilities people with a dementia retain in spite of the difficulties they face.
How dementia impacts on families, friends and community and the support that is needed.