Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

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CS Adolescent Mental Health **PCC STAFF ONLY** (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Venue
Sand Martin House Training Room, Ground Floor, Fletton Quays, Bittern Way
venue
Course Tutors
To be confirmed
tutors
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Team (workforcedevelopment@peterborough.gov.uk)
Target Audience
No targets found
target audience
Course Types
Classroom
Course categories
Children's Services
Subject
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Course description
*Please note, this course is specifically aimed at Social Workers and Foster Carers*
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By the end of the day participants will be able to:

•Describe normal physical and psychological development in adolescence.
•Describe some of the genetic and environmental factors which may impact on the mental health of children and young people.
•Define some of the more common mental health issues that affect young people including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm, suicide and psychosis.
•Identify early signs and symptoms which may indicate mental health issues in adolescents.
•Respond appropriately to young people with mental health issues, seeking specialist help as required. •Work with other professionals to build protection, support and resilience for the young person and family members/carers.
•Develop support plans in partnership with young people to keep them safe and meet their mental health needs. •Apply harm reduction strategies with young people who self-harm.
Additional Information
Enquiries
Start Date
Tuesday 31 March 2020
End Date
Tuesday 31 March 2020
Closing Date
Monday 30 March 2020
Times
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
16 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1