Spring Workshop - Mental Health Needs of Children And Youth

It is with great pleasure that the Adlerian Network of Ireland welcomes Dr. Karen John to facilitate a two day workshop on the Mental Health Needs of Children and Youth 8th and 9th April 2017.

Dr. Karen John has over 40 years’ experience in mental health and has created and delivered this workshop throughout the UK over the past 11 years. This workshop was first developed for CAMHS in Devon and offered to other local authorities and an England-wide organisation Family Action. She is a Consultant/Trainer in Research, Evaluation & Managing for Quality; Child & Adult Mental Health (MH) & Wellbeing, Family Support & Education; Organisation & Leadership Development. Her areas of expertise are

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Family Support
  • Mental Health & Mental Illness
  • Group Processes & Dynamics
  • Social Functioning & Wellbeing
  • Equal Opportunities & Social Inclusion
  • Basic & Applied Research
  • Organizational & Team Leadership
  • Leadership Mentoring
  • Staff & Leadership Development & Supervision
  • Training Design
  • Group Facilitation

In this two day (14 hour) workshop participants will explore the mental health, emotional and development needs of our children and youth. They will gain a better understanding of ways to promote the well-being of children and youth. Through various means Dr. John will aid the participants to simple solutions to difficult situations you may experience with children and youth of today, including demystify diagnostic labels and focusing on the relationship between social context, authority structures, unmet needs and behaviour.

Professionals such as Social Workers, Youth Workers, School Counsellors, Speech Therapist, Nurses, Teachers, SNA’s Counsellors, Psychologists, Foster Carers, will benefit greatly from Karen John’s wealth of experience. This course is open to all individuals who are interested in learning about the mental health needs of children and youth

This course may qualify for CPD days. For more information please contact the ANI on 0863989513.


DATE: 8th and 9th April 2017

VENUE: Clonmel (location to be decided)

COST: €125

Book Online Or send a Cheque, made payable to Adlerian Network of Ireland, to ANI, Clonmel Resource Centre, Kickham Street, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

The impetus for the Adlerian Conference idea grew out of the development of Adlerian parent study groups, which were initiated in Ireland as far back as 1980.
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