Early Intervention & Prevention in Children’s Mental Health – (EPiC – MHAC)

Mental healthcare

Course information

Upcoming Date: 2019-09-11
Upcoming Time: 08:45 - 17:00
Length: 1 Day
Cost: Free

About the course

This one-day inter-professional simulation training course aims to support front line, primary care staff in the identification & management of mental illness and promotion of mental wellbeing in young people.

Through case presentations, simulation scenarios and reflection, it aims to guide participants in the identification of common mental health difficulties and build confidence in managing challenging situations. It will explore some of the benefits and challenges of working with young people’s families and support systems and help professionals reflect on how best to work alongside support networks to enhance clinical care and promote well-being and recovery.

Early Intervention & Prevention in Children's Mental Health - (EPiC - MH)
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Learning Objectives

What you will learn from taking this course:

  • feel more knowledgeable in the identification of mental illness.
  • feel more comfortable in how to manage and respond to emotional distress and high risk situations.
  • have an understanding of the connections between physical and mental health
  • demonstrate awareness of the challenges and benefits that can arise when working with families and networks
  • feel confident working with families collaboratively to improve the health and well-being of the child.

Course Information

Target audience

CT1-3 – non-psychiatry any, Doctors, GP, GPVTS, Nursing student, RGN, ST4-7 – non-psychiatry any

Lunch options

Lunch & Refreshments Provided

Length & Time
The Lambeth Hospital, 108 Landor Rd, London SW9 9NU, UK
1 Day

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