Raise Team – Merseyside Youth Association

We are experienced children and young people’s mental health promotion trainers.

We also work in collaboration with a range of specialist services such as Alder Hey CAMHS, Liverpool Speech and Language Service, YPAS and Child bereavement UK.

What do you do?

We deliver a range of training courses and days for the children and young people’s workforce. We are able to offer a range of off the shelf and bespoke training opportunities including:

  • CAMHS Masterclass (effective referrals and CAMHS pathway)
  • Impact of Grief and Loss for children and young people
  • Mad Bad or Misunderstood? Mental health awareness training
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Gender Identity
  • Speech language and communication needs
  • What age group does your service work with?
  • Children (0-11) Young people (12-19) Older (19+) Whole family
  • Do you work with other family members?
  • Are you limited to working with people from a specific geographical area?

Training can take place in Merseyside Youth Association or across various venues in Liverpool – we offer dates on our training calendar but are also available to come into the workplace and deliver training to staff teams.

The ROAR response to Mental Health in Primary Schools is a course which aims to help teachers and staff recognise and address the signs of mental health problems in children.

It is a first line response aimed at equipping front line professionals with the tools to provide early intervention and support to children experiencing mental distress.

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Suicide prevention training for professionals working with young people.

The ‘How Serious is Serious’ suicide prevention model has been developed by Merseyside Youth Association’s RAISE team, working in partnership with Wirral CAMHS and YPAS.

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Use the Resilience Framework tool to set targets and track progress to work towards building your resilience.

It is a first line response aimed at equipping front line professionals with the tools to provide early intervention and support to children experiencing mental distress.

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The NOW festival was created to provide a platform from which to raise awareness, challenge stigma and explore ways of building resilience and improving mental health.

The concept of the NOW Festival came from a desire to engage young people in creative discussions around the topic of mental health.

 

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Where do you see young people?

Through schools and community organisations. Merseyside Youth Association
Do you take referrals directly from children/young people, parents/carers?

The ROAR response to Mental Health in Primary Schools is a course which aims to help teachers.

It is a first line response aimed at equipping front line professionals with the tools to provide early intervention.

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Do you offer training in your specialist area?

We support staff who work with children and young people in Liverpool. This would include teachers, social care professionals, GP’s, NHS staff and  Voluntary and Community Organisations.