This course is suitable for people working with children and adolescents, qualified or unqualified counsellors, psychotherapists, and those working within the statutory social care sector, voluntary/charitable sector and schools, especially those responsible for pastoral support, teachers etc.
This exciting 5 day course, run by Amanda Phillips, will be experiential and will explore issues that affect young people aged 8 and upwards, which have an impact on their social and emotional wellbeing. The central theme will be the relationship between the young person and those working with them.
We will explore the practical application of various theories, using live examples. This will enable you to take this work back into your various settings and provide a “tool box” of resources, techniques and effective ways of relating to children and young people in conjunction with interesting theory, so you feel empowered, supported and confident in your important work.
The course will be underpinned by the legal, ethical and professional framework.
Module 1 – Emotional attachment patterns, their impact on brain develop. How behaviours we see presented can be the results of insecure attachment and what this means for the young person.
Module 2 – How to work effectively wiht challenging behaviours, look at theories whihc support successful ways of working, and ones which can be be shared with young poeple to increase their understanding.
module 3 – Self-Harm and Eating Disorders, why young people turn to such extreme coping methods and find other strategies to support healthier regulation.
Module 4 – How to work relationally with young people who are traumatised or suffering loss, and strategies to foster resilience.
Module 5 – Impact of anxiety and depression on a young person and on their emotional development resilience. How can we effectively build their sense of self and self-worth.
Amanda Phillips has worked with children & young people in numerous settings – schools, colleges, hostels and private practice – for 20 years, running groups and working with families. She believes it is the relationship between which is fundamental to growth and change and her integrative approach draws in a variety of modalities including TA, Gestalt, CBT & Humanistic. Currently alongside practice, Amanda is a clinical supervisor with various organisations and charities.
Course Dates: Mondays on 18th January, 2021, 22nd February, 1st March, 29th March and 26th April
Venue: The Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy
Time: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Cost: £925 – deposit £150 (non-refundable).
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