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 Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health training course

at the Lila Huset in Hammersmith on the following dates;

Course Day 1: Wednesday 20th January 2016
Course Day 2: Wednesday 27th January 2016


This training introduces key aspects of child development and mental health for those working with children and young people.


• Working with children, young people and their families
• Working in Hammersmith and Fulham
• from non-specialist mental health services

This two day course is for practitioners/professionals from non-specialist mental health services and aims to;
• Consider what is meant by mental health
• Develop an understanding of attachment and risk/resilience for children and young people
• Give an understanding of the key psychological models and key stages in child and adolescent development
• Give an understanding of mental health problems and disorders
• Increase confidence in identifying and discussing concerns around a child or young person’s mental health
• Identify local Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) services and referral processes
• Explore strategies and practical ways of working with children, young people and their families around emotional wellbeing and mental health

This course is provided free of charge to anyone working with children and young people in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and lunch will be provided. It is essential that participants attend both days. A charge of £100 will be incurred if participants do not attend both days without sufficient notice or reason

Please note that there are limited spaces available. Booking is not confirmation of your place. You will be notified 2 weeks prior to the training start date to confirm whether you have a place. Please note there is no parking facility at the venue.

Please RSVP to:  Ameenah Darbar   by 15 January 2015 the latest. Thank you         

20 Dawes Road, London, SW6 7EN

Telephone 020 7952 1230

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sobus is a new Community Development Agency for Hammersmith & Fulham. It has been created through the merger of the Community and Voluntary Sector Association Hammersmith & Fulham (CaVSA) and the Fulham Community Partnership Trust (FCPT). Building on the strengths of both organisations, sobus aims to provide a wider range of support services for local charities, community groups, social enterprises and start up businesses.