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Intensive Induction Programme

About The Course

This intensive induction programme lasts from Monday – Friday: 09.00 – 17.00 hours.

Course Overview

Day 1

Welcome and Introductions

Introduction to working in CAMHS – Core skills required in working with young people; Communication Skills

Adolescent development

Understanding Addictions

Addictions continued

Introduction to mental health

Summary and close



Day 2

Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults including maintaining therapeutic relationships / boundaries (including relational security) at level 3 (this is a longer course but recommended for all mental health staff).



Day 3

Patient safety – risk management and suicide prevention

Observation policy

Information governance (including defensible documentation, confidentiality and care planning)

Summary and close


Day 4

Equality, diversity, privacy and dignity

Understanding Self harm

Summary & Close


Day 5

Basic Life Support

Health and safety

H& S continued and COSHH

Infection Prevention

Evaluation of the week and close


Additional Notes

Meets the requirements for course content of the Care Certificate 2015.

Course Details

  • Duration: Five days
  • Course Title: Intensive Induction Programme

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