Cultural competence in mental health

To be completed by: Tue 21 Jun 2016

Time: -Tue 21 Jun 2016 | Venue:

This one day training course will support the participants’ development of culturally competent practice in mental health by developing the awareness and skills required to work effectively with children young people and families.

Learning objectives:
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • apply cultural self-awareness to understanding the cultural context of others
  • understand the impact of key factors e.g. social exclusion, discrimination and domestic abuse have on asking for help/access to services
  • identify the communication skills required to undertake culturally sensitive assessment of mental health need
  • demonstrate their knowledge of the emotional well-being needs of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children in their area as stated in NICE guidelines
  • recognise when an emotional crisis is occurring and how to refer to other services including specialist CAMHS
  • apply knowledge of community development and mental health advocacy to promote the use of community resources


The Child and Adolescent Mental Health - attachment and resilience (formerly introduction to Children and Young people's Courseis a PREREQUISITE COURSE to all the courses that comprise the practitioner-led Tier 1 CAMHS Training Programme. 

It is required that all participants undertake the Introduction course. 
Potential participants who have received mental health training, which features the key features of the Introduction course within the last three years (or who are working within specialist CAMHS) can email Sue Sykes at Workforce Development to discuss direct access to the specialist programme

Target audience:

This is a Bradford district wide multi-agency course for anyone working in health, services to children and young people, education, police, CAFCAS, probation services, adult services, voluntary and independent sector and foster carers

Date and Venue:

Thursday 30 June (9.30am - 4.30pm) @ Margaret McMillan Tower, Princes Way, Bradford, BD1 1NN

To book places

Please contact Sadaf Iqbal on 01274 431479. 


Published: 21/06/2016
Audience: This is a Bradford district wide multi-agency course for anyone working in health, services to child
Contact: Sadaf Iqbal

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