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Working with young people with complex needs print version | course feedback

 
 
     
Duration: This is a two day course

Tutor(s): Phil Harris.

Dates:

   
07/03/2019 and 08/03/2019    
     
Notes:    


Course Outline

   
Young people face unique stresses, pressures and transitions that are reflected in their experience of substance misuse, offending and mental health problems. Explore key issues in adolescent development as a backdrop to understanding how young people experience problems. Gain a deep understanding of adolescent complexity and practise a range of interventions to help young people reduce difficulties.    

Aims

   
The course establishes the key issues in adolescent development as a backdrop to understanding specific issues affecting young people. This includes what makes young people prone to problems, how young people experience problems differently to adults and how they cluster to create highly predictive pathways into difficulty. Drawing on robust and compelling research throughout, this course will offer young peopleís workers a deep understanding of adolescent complexity and offer practice interventions to help young people.    

Objectives

   
By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:
  • Explore the four critical themes of adolescent development.
  • Identify specific sub-populations of adolescent difficulty and their predicted trajectories.
  • Discuss how to screen and assess the unique facets of adolescent problems.
  • Evaluate appropriate treatment responses depending upon the young personís specific developmental needs
  • Provide a range of practical interventions to reduce young peopleís difficulties.
   

Agenda

   
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