DSPL8 Mental Health Awareness course for Parent Carers

Spot the Signs & Emotional Wellbeing is a fully-funded programme offering training and workshops to children and young people (CYP), CYP’s parents/carers and professionals working with CYP.

The programme provides psychoeducation, emotional resilience and signposting support to empower young people and the adults around them to feel confident
enough to manage their mental and emotional health. Overview This session provides a universal introduction to mental health by increasing knowledge of
how mental health relates to everyone.

Individuals will be provided an overview of common mental health issues including, prevalence, signs and how they can affect young people. The session covers stigma and will help individuals be aware of appropriate ways of starting a conversation about mental health with young people.

The session closes with a brief overview of the 5-WOW and makes attendees aware of the support available across Hertfordshire. This session is
versatile in the audiences it may be tailored for.

Learning Outcomes: By the end of the session individuals will be expected to:

  • Have an increased knowledge and broader understanding of mental health and understand some of the most common signs and symptoms of
    mental health conditions in young people.
  • Feel more confident to have conversations around mental health.
  • Promote early intervention and prevention by knowing how to recognise changes in mental health and how to protect your own mental health.
  • Have an increased awareness of the range of support and resources available in Hertfordshire, promoting access to early advice and support.

Target Audience: Children & Young people; primary; secondary schools or college; professionals; community based non-mental health
trained organisations & parents/carers

Length: 1 hour - 1.5 hours Book via http://dspl8.eventbrite.com/

29 November 2019 at 10:00 - 11:30

Hobbs Hill Wood School

Peascroft Road

Hemel Hempstead