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Working with Children in Mental Health

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Children are not mini adults, and specific considerations need to be made before deciding to work with this population. In this introductory workshop you will be given an overview of these key considerations when moving into work with children in mental health, which includes unique modalities, differences in interpersonal neurobiology, seeing your client through an attachment lens, setting up an appropriate treatment space, and guidelines to working with parents and systems. This workshop is aimed at giving you structure and direction while navigating some of the complex nuances that come with treating children and youth in mental health.

Description

Children are not mini adults, and specific considerations need to be made before deciding to work with this population.

In this introductory workshop you will be given an overview of these key considerations when moving into work with children in mental health, which includes unique modalities, differences in interpersonal neurobiology, seeing your client through an attachment lens, setting up an appropriate treatment space, and guidelines to working with parents and systems.

This workshop is aimed at giving you structure and direction while navigating some of the complex nuances that come with treating children and youth in mental health.



OBJECTIVES

  • Differentiate between coaching and mental health treatment
  • Explore unique differences in the neurobiology of children verses adult clients
  • Define the four attachment styles in children and teens, and how that guides your clinical work
  • Describe an ideal treatment space for children, and how that can be adapted for a variety of treatment settings
  • Explore a variety of clinical modalities that are developmentally appropriate for children

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR:
Child care professionals, mental health professionals, and educators

***DISCLAIMERAll workshops provided by the Institute of Child Psychology, along with all workshop materials, are strictly for educational purposes only and cannot be categorized as psychological or mental health services.WHAT WE PROVIDE:

 

 

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Time

6.0 Hours

Prerequisites

None

Age Group

3-17

Instructor Information

Tammy Schamun, R. Pysch

Tammy Schamuhn is a Registered Psychologist and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. She is the Co-Founder of the Institute of Child Psychology as well as the co-author of the "The Parenting Handbook: A Guide to Raising Resilient Children"

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