Young People's Mental Health
Central Training's Young People's Mental Health course aims to equip candidates with the skills and strategies that they can use to promote and provide effective support to young people who are suffering from emotional distress and mental health difficulties. The trainer will cover the changes that are present in the transition from childhood to adulthood, some of the current issues affecting young people and how to recognise and support the early signs of mental distress. The candidates will have the opportunity to understand and explore the impact of mental illnesses and how to support young people in crisis and promote well-being and resilience.
This course aims to equip delegates with the skills to: Understand the transition from childhood to adulthood. Recognise the biological, psychological, and social changes Comprehend the current issues affecting young people Support the early warning signs of mental distress Understand the impact of mental illnesses Sensitively and supportively approach a young person in crisis Promote well-being and support resilience
Methods of Delivery
Training methods for this course include trainer presentation, case studies and practical group activities.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Mental Health problems and developmental challenges in adolescence
- Early warning signs of distress
- The impact of severe mental illnesses, stigma, and diagnostic labels
- Supporting young people experiencing mental health distress
- Understanding crisis situations.
- Supporting recovery from a mental health problem
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