Ellesmere Centre Certificate in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People 2019.
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Who is this course for?
Each training day starts at 930am and ends at 430pm.
Module 1: Beginnings, Assessment and Mental Health (2 days)
Module 2: Contracting, Limits of Confidentiality and Safeguarding (2 days)
Module 3: Methods of Working: The Therapeutic Relationship, Solution Focussed Brief Therapy and Creative Interventions (3 days)
Module 4: Professional Practice Issues: Sexual Abuse and Self Harm (2 days)
Module 5: Professional Practice Issues: Anger and Endings: Bereavement and Loss (2 days)
This course counts as 60.5 training hours.
Please consult your own professional body regarding their continuing professional development (CPD) criteria.
John is a person centred counsellor, supervisor and trainer. He is a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist (Children and Young People) and a BACP Senior Accredited Supervisor. John has a Diploma in person centred counselling and Certificates in counselling supervision, therapeutic play and group facilitation. John has worked as a counsellor with children and young people (aged 10 to 25) for over 15 years with local authority counselling projects in East Yorkshire and Hull, and also for Lincoln University’s Counselling Service (offering counselling to students aged 18 years upwards). For 9 years John offered basic listening skills training to gap year young people (aged 16 to 19) in a retreat centre in Kent. For the last 4 years, John has worked as a counsellor with children, young people and adults (clients aged 7 upwards), supervisor and trainer in private practice based at the Ellesmere Centre. John also offers counselling in two secondary schools in Hull.
Louise is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, and has over 20 years of experience working with children, young people and their families/carers in a Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Louise currently works for Hull CAMHS. She has previously managed a Looked after Children’s CAMHS in North East Lincolnshire. She is also been employed to provide consultation to Action for Children in North Lincolnshire, a service for children and young people who are suffering from difficulties relating to their trauma as a result of being subject to abuse. Louise has diplomas in non-directive play therapy and transactional analysis psychotherapy, is a qualified filial play therapist and EMDR therapist.
Mark is qualified social worker and counsellor. Since 1989 he has worked as a Social Worker within Local Authority and Voluntary settings, including a year working in a multicultural therapeutic setting in New Zealand. His interest in Solution Focussed and Narrative approaches to therapy started in the early 1990’s, and since then this has formed the core of my approach to working therapeutically using creative media. Between 1997 and 2004 he developed a Brief Therapy Service to assist families following disclosure of abuse, and in 2004 provided Supervision for a Brief Therapy Service at a Local Authority Adolescent Centre in Kent. Mark currently works for a charity where for the last 21 years he has been providing therapeutic interventions for children who have experienced sexual abuse, and working with their carers to promote their capacity to support them. Over the last four years he has also provided consultation to a team in Manchester who undertake abuse-related therapeutic work.
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