Assessing Risk in Young People with Mental Health Difficulties

This booking page is for external candidates only. GOSH staff wishing to book should e-mail simulation@gosh.nhs.uk 

Overview

This course will combine essential teaching in mental health assessment with interactive simulations that afford attendees the chance to practice assessing and communicating with young people with mental health difficulties, while keeping in mind the needs of parents and other members of the MDT. 

Attendees with leave with the capacity to:

• Judge what information is relevant to provide when referring to child and adolescent psychiatry/psychology

• Formulate a risk assessment of children and adolescents presenting with mental health problems in paediatric settings

• Demonstrate an understanding of the legal framework for children and adolescents presenting with mental health problems


Who should apply?

Any patient-facing hospital staff who informally or formally assess risk or encounter risk in the young people they see.

 

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Where cancellations take place within 2 weeks of the start of the course, 50% of the booking fee will be retained by the centre.

Where cancellations take place within 1 week of the start of the course, 100% of the booking fee will be retained by the c