This session is aimed at more experienced users and is designed to help practitioners recognise and put into practice the key elements of a thorough diagnostic assessment when working with children and young people.
This session is aimed at more experienced users and will help practitioners recognise the impact of participation on children and young people, services and organisations.
This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and explores why routine outcome monitoring is a core component of the Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme from a leadership perspective. In addition to its role in assessment and treatment monitoring, routine outcome monitoring provides Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service leaders with vital management information.
This session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and describes the principles for implementing treatments for a child who has oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder and how to adapt these principles for younger children and young people.
This session session is aimed at more experienced/specialist users and builds on previous learning in the Core Curriculum (see session Understanding Psychometric Assessments (410-079)) by providing more advanced and in-depth understanding of these assessments within CAMHS settings.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and describes how the effects of difficulties that young people might have with their thoughts, feelings and emotions may show themselves in what they say or do. It then covers what symptoms young people might describe and how you might assess the risk these pose. Finally it tells you what you could do to help and what could happen next.
Children and young people with learning problems are at increased risk of displaying behavioural and/or mental health problems when compared to their non-disabled peers. Up to 50% of young people with learning disabilities are said to display behavioural and/or mental health problems at some time during childhood.
Adolescence is the stage at which many mental health problems begin to develop. This session describes some of the basic concepts of emotional well-being in young people and the epidemiology of some common mental health problems at this age. It also describes the organisation of adolescent mental health services in England and Wales and their relationship to primary care and paediatric services. Some related problems, such as self harm and substance misuse, are dealt with in other modules.
This session is aimed at a universal audience and examines some routine outcome measures (ROMs) which are increasingly used by mental health professionals working with children and young people.