Mental Health Update – Children and Young People 4 November 2021

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CPD Hours : 3

Session Summary

This update is part of the Mental Health Series and focusses on managing mental health conditions in children and young people in general practice and primary care. It is delivered by experts in the field and explores using a multi agency collaborative approach to identifying and managing Mental Health conditions in adolescents in young people.


To develop your knowledge of common mental health disorders in adolescents and young people and identify resources and treatment options available.


  • Develop an understanding of common mental health problems that present in primary care in young people.
  • Identify treatment strategies suitable for individual service users.
  • Explore current evidence and treatment guidelines.
  • Understand the importance of using varying strategies according to care plan agreed
  • Identify resources available to support decision-making or and the importance of a multi – agency approach to managing mental health conditions in young people.

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals working in advanced roles in primary care and general practice

Doctors, GP’s, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, practice nurses, physiotherapists, paramedics.

Session Type: Live ZOOM

Date: 4 November 2021

Time: 09h00 – 12h00

Session Content

09h00 – 10h00: The impact of COVID19 and safeguarding children’s mental health 

10h00 – 11h00: Understanding Mental health for Children and Adolescents

11h00 – 12h00: Exploring psychological interventions and developing resilience in young people.


Dr Leah Brennan :Child Psychologist

Kenny Gibson, Head of Safeguarding, NHS England


Mental Health Disorders in Children and Young People

Mental Health Disorders

Safeguarding Children Level 

Mental Health Update – Children and Young People 4 November 2021
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