Mental Health Training & Self-care Packages

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We provide Training Packages

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Packages can be tailored to your needs, but typically we provide:

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Training Packages

  • Family Support Packages

  • Self-care and Wellbeing Packages

Cocoon Kids offers training and support packages for schools and organisations.

 

  • Our Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Training Packages cover a range of topics, including: bereavement support for Covid-19, Trauma, ACEs, self-harm, transitions, anxiety, sensory integration and regulatory strategies. Other topics are available on request.

  • We offer Support Packages for those families and other professionals. This may include support which is specific to the work with one child or young person, or more general support.

  • We also offer Wellbeing and Self-care Packages for your organisation. All resources used are provided, and each member will receive a Play Pack and other goodies to keep at the end.

  • Training and Support Package sessions can be tailored to your specific needs, but typically run for between 60-90 minutes.

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We know that your time and peace of mind is precious:

  • we organise and run all aspects of the training and can customise our training to best meet your needs

  • we provide all training materials and resources

 

 

We know how important flexibility is to you:

  • we are a one-stop service for families

  • we support families with relational support beyond the sessions

  • we can arrange training and support at times that suit you, including holidays, breaks, after work and school, and weekends

 

 

We know how important offering a personalised service is:

  • we use neuroscience evidenced-based play, sensory and creative therapy skills as well as talk-based approaches... in our Self-care and Wellbeing Packages! Experience first-hand for yourself how and why sensory regulatory resources work. Each attendee will also receive a Play pack and other resources to keep.

 

We know how vital a being supported in the most up-to-date approach is: 

  • our training and practice is Trauma informed

  • we are trained and knowledgeable in Mental Health, Attachment Theory and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), as well as infant, child and adolescent development

  • our training supports you and provides practical skills and strategies to use in your work

 

 

We know how important helping families, children and young people to self-regulate is:

  • we work with families to explain how and why sensory and regulatory resources help children and young people better self-regulate

  • we sell Play Packs for families to support the work beyond the sessions

 

 

We know how important it is to work collaboratively:

  • we work with families and carers and can provide Family Support Packages

  • we support and work with families to build stronger relationships in our meetings and reviews

  • we work with you and other professionals and provide Support and Training Packages

 

 

We use all funding to provide low cost sessions:

  • we use all additional funding from training to reduce fees for the sessions

  • this helps us to offer low cost or free sessions to families on benefits, on low incomes, or who live in social housing

 

We know how important consistency is:

  • due to Covid-19 support meeting and assessments may be in-person, online or by phone

  • we will work with families to provide support at a day and time that suits them

We know that providing good outcomes from family support is essential:

  • families are an integral and active participants in their support

  • we use a range of standardised outcome measure to inform and assess change and progress

  • we use a range of family friendly assessments

  • we assess our effectiveness through feedback and outcome measures

 

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Intervention Packages

Generally, the intervention package follows the procedure outlined below. Personalisation to suit your needs is possible. Please contact us for more details.

  • Referral (form is available on request)

  • Meeting with referee

  • Meeting with parent or carer and their child, for initial assessment and discussion of therapeutic intervention plan

  • Assessment meeting with child or young person and their parent or carer

  • Therapy sessions with child or young person

  • Review meetings with school, organisation, parent or carer and their child, every 6-8 weeks

  • Planned ending

  • Final meetings with school or organisation, and with parent or carer and their child, and written report

  • Play Pack support resources for home or school use

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We belong to British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT). As BAPT trained Creative Counsellors and Play Therapists, our approach is person and child-centred.

 

Follow the links to find out more.

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As BAPT and BACP therapists and counsellors, we update our CPD regularly.

 

At Cocoon Kids CIC we know that this is key. We receive extensive training - beyond the minimum required to practice.

 

Want to know more about our training and qualifications?

Follow the links on the 'About Us' page.

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