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Module 5: Anxiety And Depression In Adolescence

This postgraduate-level series of workshops has been created in response to the new BACP
competence framework for Counselling Children and Young People, which emphasises a relational way of working. The courses are for qualified counsellors and psychotherapists with at least a Level 4 Diploma
in Counselling (or equivalent) who have an interest in working with 11-19 year-olds within the education
or charity sector. Each module will consist of a combination of theoretical presentation, experiential
learning and presentation of case material. Students who attend will gain a CPD certificate of 6 hours for
each course.

Module 5: Anxiety and Depression in Adolescence.
This module provides the opportunity to develop a theoretical understanding and the practical skills to support young people suffering from depression, anxiety and stress. We will explore the potential causes and impact of stress, depression, anxiety and panic attacks in adolescence, consider working from a mind/body perspective, and look at psycho-education tools and strategies to support this client group.

Who is this course for

This course is designed for Counsellors with a Level 4 Qualification in Counselling who wish to expand their practise to work therapeutically with Young People Aged between 12 and 18 years old in either an education or agency setting.

What does this course cover

Students will gain increased understanding of working with young people suffering from depression and anxiety and learn practical strategies to support this client group.
We will explore potential causes and impact of Stress, Depression and Anxiety in Adolescence. We will consider working from a MInd/Body Perspective with stress, anxiety and panic attacks and look at psycho-education tools to support this client group. We will include case material.

What will it be like

Course material will be delivered through formal presentation, discussion and experiential work.
The course will have components of casework presentation and practical sessions.

What else do you need to buy or do

Students should bring a notebook and pen. Handouts will be provided. Students will have access to Moodle our online learning tool. A recommended reading/resource list will be given and students will be signposted to additional learning resources/courses.

What this course could lead to

This course is designed as a C.P.D module in its own right or as part of evidence towarde the BACP competencies required for Counsellors who have qualified on an adult training to work therapeutically with adolescents within an agency or educational setting. Students who attend will gain a CPD certificate for 6 guided learning hours.

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

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