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

Date & Time:

Tuesday 27 April 2021 (9.30 am - 3.00 pm)

Venue:

Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the session date, an invite that includes a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.

Detail:

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

 

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

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

Places Available:

4

Further Information:

Enquiries:

safeguardingtraining@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Trainer:

Marcia Rice, Independent Trainer

Venue Details:

Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the session date, an invite that includes a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.