Entry and Admissions
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
Friday 2nd March 2018, 9:30am-4:30pm
This workshop is aimed at anyone who works in a broad therapeutic capacity with clients and who are interested in a developmental perspective on the nature of a secure sense of self and how a fragile sense of self occurs and is manifested in clinical domains.
This workshop in an introduction to working with clients in a therapeutic environment who present with enduring fragile self-concepts in therapy, i.e. long term depression, anxiety etc., and associated shame based compulsive syndromes such as substance misuse, chronic eating distress, and gambling.
Who should attend?
As it is an introduction, anyone who works in a broad therapeutic capacity with clients and who are interested in a developmental perspective on the nature of a secure sense of self and how a fragile sense of self occurs and is manifested in clinical domains.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Attendance without examination
Richard Davis is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy at UCLan and UKCP Registered Integrative Psychotherapist. Experienced trainer, practitioner and supervisor with over 20 years in the field, both in statutory and private capacities, Richard’s work has let him consider the background of developmental perspectives on the nature of a secure sense of self and what therapists can do about this in a time limited framework.
Learning outcome & aims
At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Identify the concept of fragile process
- Have an understanding of the developmental perspectives associated with fragile process
- Recognise the centrality of maladaptive emotion, and particularly toxic shame, in the work
- Understand some practical approaches.
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Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
How to Apply
These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops
If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01772 893808