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Supporting Children and Young People with Depression Counselling CPD

This 3 hour, on-site Counselling CPD workshop has been designed for those working with children and young people dealing with depression.

It’s run by a qualified counsellor and teacher with extensive experience of working with children and young people with depression.

How can you recognise depression in children and  young people? How can you start a conversation about this topic? This CPD is aimed at foster carers, teachers, social workers and other professionals that work with children and young people.

This session will explore the causes and treatments for depression, recognising the signs a child or young person may be depressed and how to get help and support for them.

It will also give staff  some practical ways to support children who are experiencing depression.

The CPD training is 3 hours.

The price includes:

  • Highly qualified trainer and counsellor
  • CPD certificates

Maaike Beech

Maaike has many years of experience working as a counsellor with clients who present with a wide variety of difficulties, such as depression, anxiety, bereavement, trauma, self-esteem and work related stress. Maaike is experienced in providing one-to-one integrative counselling, relationship and family counselling.

Whilst working as a counsellor in the Netherlands, she was the lead contact for domestic violence cases. She coordinated the support for the victims of domestic abuse and represented her team in monthly multiagency meetings. After having worked for another four years with survivors of sexual abuse, she now works as a senior therapist with trafficked boys and young men. Maaike has set up the therapeutic service for this clientele, trained the staff in working safely with trauma-symptoms and provides consultation to all staff members. Maaike also works from private practice, providing bereavement counselling to children and young people who are struggling with their loss.

Aside from working as a counsellor, Maaike is a qualified teacher. Maaike has developed and provided regular training for educational staff, foster carers and delivered accredited counselling qualifications. 

In 2006 Maaike graduated with a BSc degree in Teaching. In 2009 Maaike graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Counselling / Social Work. She also holds a higher level qualification in counselling and a Certificate in Counselling Supervision.

If you would like an extended session on this topic, we can arrange for a 6 hour workshop to meet your training needs. Please email us for information contact@bestfortraining.co.uk

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Duration 3 Hours
Level CPD
Course size up to 25 staff
Location On-site, UK-wide
Price £500.00

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