Children’s Emotional and Mental Health Needs 22/23

Date & Time:

Tuesday 20 September 2022 (10:00 - 12:00)

Venue:

Virtual,

Detail:

Target group

This course is targeted to professionals who have organisational responsibilities for SEND at all levels which includes: children social care staff, foster carers, residential care staff, educational settings (early years providers, schools, academies, free schools, colleges), nurses, GPs and other doctors, allied health professionals, therapeutic roles, practice leads, commissioned providers and private and voluntary organisations.   

Aims

The aims of this course is to provide:
• An introduction to emotional and mental health needs in children and young people including worries, low mood and separation difficulties 
• An overview of some of the main areas of difficulty faced by children and young people in relation to their emotional well-being
• Common signs and behaviours which may be indicative of emotional well-being needs
• Strategies and approaches which schools and families can use to support emotional well-being 

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will have: 
• Increased confidence in recognising and supporting emotional needs in children and young people 
• A greater understanding of common mental health and emotional well-being needs
• A greater understanding of the prevalence of mental health and emotional well-being needs in children and young people 
• A chance to reflect on the current strategies you use and an introduction to additional approaches and tools you can start using with children and young people 

Places Available:

12

Further Information:

Trainer:

Cognus Educational Psychology Service

Venue Details:

Virtual,