Children's Mental Health; Understanding the Issues and Promoting Positive Emotional Well-being

Date & Time:

Tuesday 17 September 2019 (09:30 - 16:30)

Venue:

The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 7th Floor 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London

Detail:

Children's Mental Health; Understanding the Issues and Promoting Positive Emotional Well-being

Target Group: Groups 3 – 5 Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns

Aims & Objectives: 

This course will enable participants to  recognise  emotional distress and deliberate self- harming  behaviours among children and  provide tools on how to respond appropriately and proportionately to risk

Learning Objectives:

This one day course will help professionals to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of patterns and indicators of emotional issues and self-harming amongst children and methods to assess risk
  • Describe the social ,cultural and emotional pressures and identity issues that result in children  being more vulnerable to emotional distress and self- harming behaviours
  • Describe the significant role of internet and electronic communication in escalating emotional distress and self-harming behaviours
  • Describe the meaning and significance of peer and sub-group pressure
  • Introduce approaches professionals can use to build resilence in vulnerable children
  • Describe proportionate and appropriate responses of professionals to particular incidents of self- harming behaviour and manage professional anxiety.
  • Confidently use practical approaches in working with children to address behavioural issues and self- harming behaviours
  • Demonstrate knowledge of national and local resources that can support vulnerable children and their families, including Early Help services

Places Available:

8

Booking:

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Further Information:

Enquiries:

safeguardingtraining@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Trainer:

Marcia Rice, Independent Trainer

Venue Details:

The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 7th Floor 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London

(020 8854 8888)

 

The Woolwich Centre is opposite the Town Hall, with the entrance on Wellington Street.

Train:           
Woolwich Arsenal

DLR:                    
Woolwich Arsenal

Tube:
North Greenwich then bus 422, 161, 472

Buses:                
249,178,161,180,177,291,122,386,380,53,51,54,244,422,96,472

Parking:
There is Multi-storey car parking in Calderwood St and Meter parking