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Introduction to Mental Health in Children & Young People



Start:
14.05.19 9:30 am
End:
14.05.19 4:30 pm

Venue:
Cardiff

Organiser:
Children in Wales

Price:
*: £95.00 – £135.00


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One Day course

Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.

This course is aimed at anyone working with children and young people who are concerned about what signs to look out for, how they can identify them and what they can do to help.

Aims of the course

  • Exploring Myths About Mental Health
  • Define Mental Health
  • Define Wellbeing
  • Explore Mental Ill Health
  • Signs and Symptoms of Emotional Distress
  • Signs and Symptoms of Mental Distress
  • Look at ways to Support
  • Have an understanding of when to refer
  • Sign-posting

About the Trainer

Mike Mainwaring has worked with Children and Young People for over 20 years. Specialising in substance misuse, youth homelessness, participation and children’s rights. He is a qualified trainer and has trained children, young people and adults on substance misuse, LGBT issues, children’s rights, participation, dealing with difficult behaviour, safeguarding and child protection, Child Sexual Exploitation and boundaries. He has also developed and run youth lead research projects. He has worked in various settings such as street drug projects, residential rehabilitation, outreach work, play, youth work, manged housing projects and run youth councils. He has an art background, working with young people in distress through the medium of art and exhibiting his own work about social issues.

This course is also offered as in-house training, please contact training@childreninwales.org.uk for more information.

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CANCELLATIONS:
Cancellations can only be accepted in writing. Cancellations received three weeks before the date of the event will be refunded in full, less a £10 administration fee. No refunds can be made after this date, although substitutions can be made. Children in Wales reserves the right to alter event programmes at any time.

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