Assessing Risk in Young People with Mental Health difficulties
A Paediatric Simulation Training Course
Please note: If GOSH places are full, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waitlist, as it is likely a place will become available.
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 will 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
Date: Tuesday 5th March 2024
Session time: 10am to 4pm (face-to-face)
Venue: Charles West Boardroom, Barclay House, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Price: Free for GOSH staff | £150 for external staff, payment can be made online below or via invoice.