Maudsley masterclass

Psychological interventions for adolescents with psychosis or distressing unusual experiences

Mental healthcare

Course information

Upcoming Date: 12/05/2020
Upcoming Time: 09:15 - 16:30
Length: 2 Days
Cost: £398.00

About the course

By the end of this two-day course you will:

  • Appreciate the research base in CBT for psychosis as it applies to adolescents
  • Understand how adolescents might experience a psychotic episode and the particular impact on individuals at this stage of life
  • Know how to assess distressing unusual experiences or Psychotic Like Experiences (PLEs) and how they differ from psychosis
  • Be able to adapt and apply a CBT model for your work with adolescents experiencing a spectrum of symptoms from PLEs to psychosis
  • Know how to use a CBT framework to engage, assess, formulate, and treat adolescent clients
  • Understand the role and application of effective family interventions in psychosis
  • Understand the role and application of art psychotherapy approaches with young people with psychosis
Psychological interventions for adolescents with psychosis or distressing unusual experiences
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Learning Objectives

What you will learn from taking this course:

  • Describe the evidence base and theory supporting CBT for psychosis
  • Discuss the experience and impact of psychotic or distressing unusual experiences with adolescent clients
  • Engage adolescents in assessment, formulation and treatment of psychotic or distressing unusual experiences
  • Use CBT for psychosis to treat adolescents with psychotic or distressing unusual experiences

Course Information

Target audience

Assistant psychologist, Clinical psychologist, Consultant – psychiatry, CT1-3 – psychiatry, Doctors, Nursing student, Psychology student, RMN, ST4-7 – psychiatry

Lunch options

Lunch & Refreshments Provided

Locations
Date
Length & Time
Ortus Event and Learning Centre 82-96 Grove Ln Camberwell London SE5 8SN
12/05/2020
1 Day
Ortus Event and Learning Centre 82-96 Grove Ln Camberwell London SE5 8SN
13/05/2020
1 Day

Book this course

£449.00 £398.00

The fusion of Education and the Health Service is extremely exciting and now indeed essential; I am thrilled that St Mary’s is at the forefront of this. I am truly invigorated to disseminate many nuggets of wisdom and tangible strategies gained yesterday to my entire school community.
Assistant Headteacher
The knowledge and skills help children in many areas e.g. friendships, learning, attitude, dealing with problems at home and school. Skills will stay with them as they progress helping them to be reflective and emotionally resilient.
Teacher