Iron Mill College, 7 Barnfield Crescent, Exeter, United Kingdom
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Treating Depression in Young People Workshop with Dr Penny Utton (2-Day)
Join Dr Penny Utton for this 2-day workshop designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills for working with young people
This 2-day (weekend) workshop is aimed at counsellors, psychotherapists and others working in helping professions.
-A highly interactive and practical workshop.
-Ideal for those who want to acquire specific skills for working with young people who present with symptoms of depression.
-Will help equip you with the knowledge and skills for working with young people and their parents.
-Looks at what depression is and how to differentiate between, and thus work with, the various types of depression disorders.
-Explores several techniques and skills that are helpful when working with this specific population and also discuss ways of managing common difficulties associated with this work e.g. anger, silence, non-committal responses.
-Considers why there seems to be a rise in depression in children and young people and ways of working with or alongside parents of children with depression. We will also discuss self-harm and suicide risk and ways of managing this with young clients.
This workshop is open to anyone with an interest in the subject matter , wants to develop their skills and expand their knowledge. This workshop is particularly appropriate for training and practising counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists and other mental health professionals.
About the Tutor:
Dr Penny Utton (BSc (Hons), CPsychol.DPsych.AFBPsS)
Penny is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Registered Psychologist with the Health Professionals Council (HCPC).
Penny currently runs an independent practice, which includes work with families, children and young people as well as adult mental health, supervision, tailored training and legal work. She specialises in and has completed research on trauma, complex trauma, attachment and abuse.
Penny's background includes running a charitable counselling service for young people, as well as work within the NHS adult mental health and child and adolescent mental health services. She has also worked in student counselling and bereavement counselling, trauma and domestic abuse services, as well as acute and secure settings.
Penny is an integrative practitioner who is trained in cognitive behavioural therapy, schema therapy, psychodynamic and person centred approaches.
-10:00am - 16:00pm Saturday 22nd May 2021
-10:00am - 16:00pm Sunday 23rd May 2021
COVID-19 College Regulations:
-Do not enter if you have displayed any symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days or potentially been in contact with anyone who has had or displayed symptoms within the last 14 days.
-Please adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times ensuring to keep 2 meters distance at least.
-Do not share stationary or tools these should be kept for individual use.
-All paperwork to be signed and sent electronically only.
-Use hand wipes, gels or other sanitisers provided.
-Ensure any equipment you are bringing on site has been cleaned and disinfected prior to coming onto site.
-Please wash your hands on a regular basis.
-Please cough, sneeze or blow your nose into tissues and dispose of these immediately, if none are available please cough or sneeze into your elbow and wash immediately.
-Use any PPE required as per the sites rules.
We will be sending all attendees a COVID-19 Pre-Visit Declaration Form prior to the event.
This is an 'in person' workshop, based at Iron Mill's venue in Exeter. The running of this workshop as an 'in person' workshop is dependent on the Covid-19 restrictions and social distancing measures in place at the time of the workshop date. If Covid-19 restrictions are such that the workshop cannot go ahead in person, it will either be postponed or moved online. If this happens, all delegates will be contacted and offered the choice to re-book or receive a refund. We will review arrangements 2 weeks' before the event and inform you of any changes.
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About The Host: Welcome to Iron Mill College!
We pride ourselves on offering excellent standards of creative & inspiring teaching, delivered by highly experienced professionals. We offer a very special learning environment to our diverse & growing community of students.
Website Link: www.ironmill.co.uk
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