This training offers group therapy skills to practitioners who are involved in supporting parents with children under 5 to develop parental sensitivity and mentalisation skills. The training will be skills orientated and help participants plan and facilitate parent baby/child groups remotely (during Covid restrictions) and in person.
Who is this online course suitable for?
This training is ideal for clinicians working in NHS CAMHS and perinatal mental health services. This will include clinical and counselling psychologists, nursery nurses, individual and group psychotherapists, psychiatrists, play therapists, community psychiatric nurses, art therapists, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists.
The training is also for practitioners working in local authorities – particularly public health and early help teams. This will include health visitors, social workers and children’s centre workers.
Aims of the course:-
For practitioners working with parents and children under 5 to develop:
- Applied knowledge of attachment, psychoanalytic and mentalisation based models of group work relevant to the early years
- Therapeutic skills to facilitate parent-infant/child groups
- Confidence to deliver relational group on-line and in person
- The ability to meet the needs of vulnerable families in a variety of group settings.
23rd February 2021 - 17th March 2021
- Online (joining instructions will be shared with registrants close to the event)
- Includes 24th March 2021
- 2 days & second day is divided across two mornings
- Tuesday 23rd:- 09:30 - 16:00 & March 17th and 24th:- 09:30 - 13:00
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