Mental Health and Adolescents
Duration 1 Day
Central Training's Mental Health and Adolescents course focuses on the knowledge, skills and strategies that will help candidates effectively support and engage with adolescents in mental and emotional distress. The trainer will cover common mental health problems and illnesses in adolescents with a focus on understanding risk and managing potential crises. Finally, the candidates will have the opportunity to understand and discuss different tools and strategies to establish supportive rapport, listening, boundaries and professional duty of care.
This course aims to equip candidates with the skills to: Identify common mental health problems in adolescents (anxiety, depression) Recognise mental illnesses (psychosis, and schizophrenia, Bi- Polar Disorder and addictive behaviour) Understand and manage risk Engage with and support adolescents with these difficulties Establishing supportive rapport, listening, boundaries and duty of care
Methods of Delivery
This training is interactive and employs group work, presentations, and case studies. Delegates are provided with comprehensive learner notes to facilitate learning.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Mental Health, well-being, and resilience
- Mental illnesses and diagnosis
- Self-harming behaviour and suicide
- Crisis, risk management and liaising with services
- Building a supportive relationship
- Active listening, professional boundaries
- Confidentiality and duty of care
Professionals working with adolescents and young people who would like to know more about how to support their mental health in relevant settings such as schools, colleges, local authority care, clinical and residential settings.
There are no training considerations related to this course.
The delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.
Anxiety and Depression
Schizophrenia and Related Conditions
Suicidal Distress and Self Harm
Understanding and Supporting Student Mental Health