CAMHS based at Francis Barber PRU
The CAMHS service at Francis Barber PRU currently includes one Counselling Psychologist, employed by the NHS.
This service is available to all young people who are being supported by Francis Barber PRU, as well as their families and professionals working with the young person. The CAMHS worker works with these different groups of people to help them find the best possible way to manage their difficulties, develop skills and build on strengths so that they can manage problems better in the future.
Each young person and each family is different and may be trying to tackle a wide range of problems. The sorts of things that often trouble young people include:
worries and fears
feeling unhappy or distressed
problems with eating or sleeping
difficulty managing their anger
problems with relationships
The support provided by the CAMHS team at Francis Barber PRU includes:
Consultation, counselling intervention and psychological support for pupils and their families known to the service.
Attendance at Team Around the Child meetings
Report writing following assessments and support
In school training
In school advice
Managing emotions groups