Therapeutic work in Schools

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Brent Centre for Young People

17 June 2023

Time: 09:00 - 17:00

Price: £78-£98


Westminster School
17A Dean's Yard

United Kingdom

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Adolescent mental health charity Brent Centre for Young People (BCYP) is co-hosting a conference with Westminster School to explore the application of psychotherapy in school settings.

Experienced clinicians will discuss adapting psychotherapy to schools and adolescents through the following presentations and panel discussions:

Why can’t an adolescent be more like an adult? – Peter Wilson, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Within reach and in touch: the reality of supporting mental health in schools – Jana Duchonova, Head of the BCYP Schools Service, Candise Lazare, Deputy Headteacher Alperton Community School, and Alan Hart, Designated Safeguarding Lead Alperton Community School

Supporting adolescents in crisis – what can schools offer? – Rachel Acheson, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, Westminster School, Catherine Campbell, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, Enfield CAMHS

Group work in schools – Adam Kay, Psychoanalyst and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, BCYP, Barnaby Dunn, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, BCYP

Working with the parents of adolescents – Joelle Alfille-Cook, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, BCYP

PANEL DISCUSSION: Adapting our therapeutic work to a school setting
Chair: Hannah Solemani, Child & Adolescent Psychoanalyst and Psychotherapist, BCYP
Panelists: Ben Stambler, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, Mill Hill School, Yael Yadlin, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, Alex Datnow, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, Rachel Acheson, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, Westminster School

Lunch is included.

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