IF YOU WORK WITH CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENTS FOR ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION
E-learning package, University of Bath
This online training package has been developed by Dr Maria Loades, a clinical psychologist at the University of Bath. It would be a great introduction to anyone interested in working clinically with depressed young people and will give you a broad introduction to how to understand depression and the most promising psychological treatments that work. This package takes about 2-3 hours to complete and provides a CPD certificate
INTERPERSONAL THERAPY FOR ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION (IPT)
Comprehensive online training in IPT
An 8 hour programme of videos, slides, handouts and a quiz to qualify for CPE / CPD points - this is an amazing resource for anyone who wants to learn about IPT, an evidence-based therapy for depression
UK TRAUMA COUNCIL
This new (excellent) website includes extensive resources about the effects of childhood trauma on development. In addition to videos, animations and written materials the site includes ongoing research, policy documents, and the opportunity to contribute to science and the debates about how to keep children safe. Keep an eye on this site as it develops
Orygen is an Australian organisation that does research, training, education and offers clinical services to young people with mental health problems. These webinars cover a wide range of topics including trauma, anxiety, psychosis, neurodevelopment disorders and eating disorders.
MindEd is a very extensive collection of e-learning materials about mental health and development of children and young people. Designed for many different professionals including counsellors, teachers, psychologists and sports coaches. You can dip in and out or register and follow recommended pathways through the materials. For clinicians working with children and adolescents there is online learning about the core principles of IAPT. There is also a parallel site for parents and carers. UK based and sponsored by DoH and many professional organisations
A series of webinars about children's well-being including current material about COVID-19 and related matters. High quality content, and very well produced by a team at Oxford led by Professor Cathy Creswell. Topics include sleep, social isolation, anxiety, autism and features Amy Orben, Maria Loades, Polly Waite, Shirley Reynolds, Jonathan Green and many more
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Recent webinars on Child and Adolescent Mental health. Include Mina Fazel on Narrative Exposure Therapy, Tom King on peer led school interventions for anxiety, Elizabeth Rapa & Louise Dalton on children with life threatening conditions.
USING OUTCOME MEASURES (CORC)
CORC (Child Outcomes Learning Consortium) have developed this online programme about how to measure children's wellbeing. On the same site https://www.corc.uk.net/resource-hub/training-videos-use-of-outcome-measures you can also find videos showing how to use Routine Outcome Measures in clinical work with children and young people. The website includes many other resources including downloadable Routine Outcome Measures
WORKING IN SCHOOLS
Range of options
This link will take you to further recourses that are relevant to anyone delivering psychological therapies in schools
Thirty minute introduction to ADHD developed by the University of Nottingham. Factual, research based information
ANNA FREUD CENTRE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Manuals and therapy guides
Here you will find resources for therapists working mainly with children and young people. This includes the AMBIT manual. Based on mentalization this is a whole team approach for services who work with clients who have complex and multiple problems. Also includes useful advice for clinicians working remotely with children and young people as well as materials for low intensity clinicians i.e. CWPs and EMHPs.
THE BRAIN STORY
University of Oxford and Alberta Family Wellness
This is an absolute knock out resource. Separate pages for families and researchers - this link will take you to the page for Professionals and an extensive and free online course 'The Brain Story'. The Brain Story has several different types of resources to help professionals understand the science of how experiences shape our brains and the long-term implications for mental and physical health. The Story aims to articulate the intergenerational cycle of adversity within families and how we can use our scientific understanding to improve outcomes for children and adults in the future.