POSTPONED: How to talk to young people about their spirituality as a mental health professional.
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Dr Lucy Grimwade will explore WHY mental health professionals should be able to talk to young people about their spirituality; what BOUNDARIES are expected; suggest a SCREEN and IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW format; and how to use this for FORMULATION and CARE PLANNING. CASE EXAMPLES will illustrate the complexity of issues. She will aim for a workshop style format to encourage discussion.
Dr Lucy Grimwade is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working in community mental health services in Durham, TEWV Mental Health Trust. She is secretary to the Spirituality Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and has published in the area of spirituality, mental health and young people. She completed her higher speciality training project on the topic of spirituality assessment in a psychiatry context. She is beginning to work across TEWV trust to raise awareness of the need in this area. Before starting medicine she studied anthropology with an emphasis on Islamic Society.
Lucy’s personal spirituality is Christian and she and her husband and 3 teenage kids attend Hillsong Church, Newcastle. Her relationship with Father-God is the source of inspiration, strength and comfort in every detail of her life. She experiences God as an all-powerful-unconditionally-loving–attachment figure, who has power to re-create and heal.
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