Introduction to working with children and young people with SEMH needs

It is so important that Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals working with children and young people understand the potential impacts of social, emotional and mental health issues on speech, language, and communication.

Comments about this training:

“Within our locality, we are increasingly aware of the prevalence of social, emotional and mental health issues in children and we urgently want to increase our understanding and awareness of the subject.”

“It is incredibly important to me that I have a clear understanding of the issues around, and implications of SEMH in order to deliver effective, evidence – based practice.”

To contact the course leader to make further enquiries about the training, please do so via

www.wordsandfeelings.co.uk

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Introduction to working with children and young people with SEMH needs

Friday 16th March 2018  London (RCSLT) 0930am - 0345pm

A day for Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals working with children and young people who have both SEMH and SLCN. The aim of the course is to ensure practitioners have a clear understanding of issues and implications in order to deliver effective, evidence-based practice.

Developing a clear understanding of the implications of SEMH plus SLCN is relevant to every speech and language therapist working with children and young people. Having an understanding of how to help children and young people develop skills to manage their emotions, and improve social problem solving is of universal relevance. This masterclass is the place for everyone to start their CPD journey, with progression options available for those seeking to develop their practice further.

Course Venue

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists,   2 White Hart Yard,  London, SE1 1NX 

Course Topics

  • Understanding why children and young people have SEMH
  • What the research says about why they might also have SLCN
  • And the implications of this for their future development
  • The SLT role: considering the evidence base, and the role of others
  • Assessing CYP with SEMH
  • "Universal" approaches to supporting children and young people including 
    • A preventative role
    • Developing positive interactions
    • Helping to develop emotional skills
    • Communication skills for improved social interactions
  • Opportunities to reflect on current practice and how to develop services

More Details

Melanie Cross is a Consultant Speech and Langauge Therapist who works with chidren and young people who have SLCN and SEMH.  

Melanie was lead author of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists clinical guidelines on SEMH for SLTs

The day includes a 2 course lunch and certification for CPD purposes.

How to book and pay

When you have completed the booking form you will receive course confirmation (subject to availability) to the email address you specify.

An invoice for your course fees will be issued to the payment contact you specify.

 

March 16, 2018
9:30 am
£215.00