Legal aspects of therapeutic work with children and young people
Time & Location
About The Event
Training from the Iron Mill College
An essential workshop for counsellors and psychotherapists working with children and young people, held in Poole.
Addressing the two key problematic areas facing therapists working with this client group, namely protecting confidentiality and privacy, and secondly, working within existing child protection and safeguarding legislation.
This is an highly participative workshop, which explores key aspects of the law relating to therapeutic work with children and young people in England and Wales.
Peter Jenkin’s workshops are very popular so early booking is advised.
- Understand the law in non-technical language
- An interactive day with a variety of presentation styles including short presentations, case studies, group feedback and discussion
- Addresses the many issues relating to working with the Gillick principle in a therapeutic context
- Looks at more recent legal developments impacting on this landmark decision Introduces a practical and effective model for understanding and applying children's rights Applied to a variety of practice contexts, such as health and education, amongst others
- Plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion
Peter Jenkins is an experienced counsellor, trainer and author of several books on the law:
- Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Law (Sage, 2007)
- Therapy with Children: Children's Rights, Confidentiality and the Law (as co-author with Debbie Daniels, Sage, 2010)
- Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Ethics and the Law (Sage, 2017).
His training DVDs include 'A Confidential Space: Ethical Considerations when Counselling Children and Young People' (Counselling DVDs, 2011).
He has extensive experience of running training workshops on legal aspects of therapy.
He has been a member of both the BACP Professional Conduct Committee and the UKCP Ethics Committee.
Who should attend?
Iron Mill College's CPD workshops are open to anyone who is interested in the subject matter, wants to develop their skills and expand their knowledge. This workshop is particularly aimed at counsellors, psychotherapists and those in helping professions who work therapeutically with others.
For more detailed information and booking head to the Iron Mill College website here