What will the course and training provide?
- The course will increase understanding, confidence and awareness in communicating with young people with learning disabilities, and offer guidance on how to assess initial risk, plan and manage processes in GP practices.
- You will also gain an understanding of the factors that lead to behaviour disturbance, gain skills in assessing and managing challenging behaviours in young people and understand the relationship between learning disabilities and mental health.
- At the end of the course you will be confident in delivering child and adolescent learning disabilities awareness training across GP practices.
What are the pre-requisites to attend the course?
- Background, knowledge and active working experience with children and services is highly recommended.
- Must be from the North, Central and East London CCG locality and geographical area.
- Become a trainer sessions are open to those working in primary care, local authority, education and social health care settings.
What is required from me following training?
- Following training, you will be required to deliver a minimum of three training sessions to GP practices /MDT cluster teams per year in your locality or across the North, Central and East locality.
Attendance is free and by registration only on a first come first served basis.
There are only 30 spaces available and a max of 3 delegates per CCG locality.
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Session will be delivered by:
Dr Kala Shanmugananda and Dr Bini Thomas from North East London NHS Foundation Trust