New service to provide early mental health help to young people

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12 May 2017

We are delighted to announce that five Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Trainees have started in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in April 2017.

They will be offering low-level cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) intervention for children and young people in Sheffield, with a focus on early help for anxiety or low mood.

This is a new and exciting service that has been successful in adult services and is being trialed in children’s services across the country. The trainees are currently undertaking a one year evidence-based CBT course at Northumbria University.

Referrals can be made though Sheffield Futures, the Multi Agency Support Team (MAST) and CAMHS.

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