This conference is a must for any child professional who feels anxious, de-skilled or out of their depth to help children and teenagers who, in a desperate state, turn aggressively against themselves. Presenters will support delegates to shift from impotent bystanders to be able to engage these children and teenagers in meaningful dialogue to move from self-destructive ways of being in the world to healthier energised engagement.
What you'll learn from attending
Learn key psycho-education to support children/teenagers to understand the psychology of self-hate, drug addiction, depression and anxiety so that they can make more informed choices in their lives
Understand the neuroscience and psychology of self-harm and how you can use this knowledge to better support the young person involved
Hear about an amazingly hopeful intervention for young people who’ve hit rock bottom and are in police cells
Know about how to be, what to say and what to do with children and teenagers who ‘feel like crap’
Learn how attachment to just one emotionally-available adult can have a remarkable impact on young people who are surviving not thriving
More details about Nick Luxmoore to follow shortly
Inspector Jack Rowlands
Jack Rowlands is a police Inspector in the Metropolitan Police. During his 15 years service he has focused his work around primary prevention and diversion. Working within response policing, safer neighbourhoods and specialist violence reduction he is motivated by long term solutions. Founder and Prorgramme lead for DIVERT (@DIVERTLondon), a police custody diversion programme, is an example of his work that has been recognised nationally as best practice. More information about Divert here
Dr Margot Sunderland
Director of Education and Training at The Centre for Child Mental Health, London. Honorary Visiting Fellow at London Metropolitan University, Associate member of The Royal College of Medicine and Child Psychotherapist with over 30 years’ experience of working with children and teenagers. Author of over 20 books in the field of child mental health. What Every Parent Needs to Know (Dorling Kindersley) won First Prize in the British Medical Association Medical Book awards 2007 (Popular Medicine section). Originator of ‘Helping Where it Hurts’, a therapy programme for troubled children in North London schools.
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Conference Days cost £183 (all include a complementary buffet lunch). Training Days cost £165 (lunch not included) Half-day conferences cost £80 (lunch not included) Courses please see individual course information
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