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The Leaving Care Training Hub is part of The Big Initiative which is a multi-agency collaboration bringing together expert practitioners to provide exceptional resources free of charge :

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The Leaving Care Training Hub

Mentalization Leaving Care
Mentalization Leaving Care

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Mentalization is the mental process by which an individual implicitly and explicitly interprets the actions of herself and others as meaningful on the basis of intentional mental states such as personal desires, needs, feelings, beliefs, and reasons.

The course introduces specific carer techniques associated with a mentalizing stance, to enhance carers confidence as well as to bring a reduction in difficult and aggressive behaviours.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To know what mentalization is
  2. To understand relational and development trauma
  3. To understand attachment and mentalization
  4. To understand mentalizing in looked after children
  5. To know how mentalization benefits carers and looked after children psychologically, socially, and emotionally
  6. To know how to practice mentalization

This course is specifically for employees who work within Leaving Care and is fully CPD accredited.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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