CHILDREN’S SERVICE TRAINING: Supporting Children/Young Peoples Mental Health
CHILDREN’S SERVICE TRAINING
Course: Supporting Children/Young Peoples Mental Health
Venues & Dates:
20/9/18 – Llanelli
21/11/18 – Carmarthen
17/1/19 – Ammanford
Time: 0930 – 1630
Duration: Full day
Course Tutor: Mike “Alfie” Howard
Who is it aimed at?
Practitioners working with young people. Those working within preventative roles/services
What are the objectives?
Delegates will be able to –
- Identify risk factors and developing mental health issues – depression, thoughts of suicide, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders and self-harming behaviours
- Support individuals and families to maintain good mental health and seek appropriate help
- Take appropriate action in a crisis situation to keep a person safe from immediate risk of harm and suicide
How will it make a difference?
Practitioners will have increased confidence to discuss mental health issues with families and children/young people. They will be able to identify emerging/developing issues and address them more quickly, leading to better outcomes and better recovery.
It will support the prevention of mental health issues becoming a crisis and will promote good mental health within families.
Applications to: Nia L Davies NLDavies@carmarthenshire.gov.uk
Carmarthenshire County Council, Learning & Development,
Block 2, First Floor, St David’s Park, Jobswell Road,
Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3HB
Closing Date for applications: 17/8/18