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Leigh Infirmary Hospital

Leigh

WN7 1HS

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We Can Talk is a highly interactive one day training taught by hospital and mental health experts alongside a young advisor.

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The one-day We Can Talk training equips hospital staff with the knowledge and confidence to improve the care delivered to young people with mental health difficulties when on their wards. The training uses an evidenced-based educational framework co-delivered by hospital staff, CAMHS staff and young people with lived experience and is appropriate for any member of hospital staff (paediatric or adult, clinical or non-clinical) who encounter children and young people in their role. It also recognises the existing roles staff are already playing to support young people’s mental and emotional health.

We Can Talk is a highly interactive one day training taught by hospital and mental health experts alongside a young advisor. The training enables hospital staff to recognise the important role they are already playing in supporting the emotional and mental health of young people and builds on these existing skills.

We Can Talk CYP MH training is based on an evidenced-based educational framework that embodies all the We Can Talk Principles.

Course Objectives:Develop an understanding of common mental health difficulties in Children and Young People (CYP)

Explore the different scenarios where hospital staff support CYP who may be experiencing mental health difficulties

Understand the experiences of CYP with mental health difficulties

Explore and understand how to communicate effectively with children and young people with mental health difficulties

Explore and understand key approaches to supporting CYP with mental health difficulties

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This course is appropriate for anyone employed by the Acute Trust who encounters children and young people in a hospital setting including nurses, HCAs, doctors, students, trainees and non-clinical staff.Additional Information:

This course runs from 08:30 (for a 9am start) to 5pm and is equivalent to 7 hours of CPD.Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

For further information/queries please contact Ann Carey/Nicola Monaghan

Ann Carey, Matron, Child Health 01942 822304 or 07880441057 ann.carey@wwl.nhs.uk

Nicola Monaghan, Professional Practice Lead 01942 822238 or 07799470777 nicola.monaghan@wwl.nhs.uk

Debbie Adamason, Clinical Lead, CAMHS 01942 822167 deborah.adamson@nwbh.nhs.uk

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