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The Children's Home Training Hub

Mental Health Children's Homes
Mental Health Children's Homes

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This course provides residential carers working with the knowledge and insight into children’s mental health needs, and aims to provide them with the tools to support these young people.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To provide definition of the term ‘mental health’ as it relates to children and young people
  2. To identify risk factors that may impact on children and young people’s mental health
  3. To identify resilience factors that may promote children and young people’s mental health
  4. To be able to recognise the thoughts, feelings, behaviours, and physical signs of a child/young person requiring mental health intervention
  5. To learn how to access consultation advice and how to signpost to services
  6. To provide an outline of the referral process to the Child and Family Therapy Service (aka specialist CAMHS)

This course meets the Children’s Home Quality Standards as outlined in The Children’s Homes Regulations (England) 2015 and Children’s Homes Quality Standards 2015.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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