What are the challenges when we are presented with a child or young person as ‘having problems’?
Can we sometimes get drawn in to fixing or diagnosing children & young people in a way which may be unhelpful? How does that feel for our client, to parents/carers and to us as practitioners?Read More
We are currently consulting with young people across the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian to ascertain what the issues of the day are for them and how they consider PKH could respond. PKH will then develop and trial a project to support children and young people based on these findings.Read More
Using a Case Study to Look at Attachment When Working with Children & Young People – Stephanie Cooke
Steph will bring a case study to talk about experiences in working clinically with young children and adolescents. Using a case study, Steph will describe what has worked in her practice, what hasn’t worked and share a success story.Read More
Raising our awareness of how social class/ status can impact our own lives, the lives of our young clients and the therapeutic relationship.Read More
Exploring a trusted resource for supporting young people affected by low mood, depression or suicidal thinking.Read More
The Many Roles of the School Counsellor: Jack of All Trades and Master of One – Sue Lewis & Emma Yates
An exploration of the additional roles and skills needed to run an effective school counselling service.
Working in a school environment makes complex demands on the counsellor. The relationships outside the counselling room are vital to the smooth running (and continued funding) of a school counselling service. Sue and Emma discuss the additional roles and skills required to run an effective service within a school context.Read More
Helen will talk to us about the Counsellng MindEd project that BACP has developed with the Department of Health(DH) in the UK.
Counselling MindEd is part of a wider funded MindEd project funded by the DH which is a free resource to help anyone working with children and young people to notice what might develop into mental health difficulties. This kind of early intervention is intended to help adults help children and young people to avoid years of needless suffering due to lack of information.Read More