LITS (Lawnswood Integrated Therapy Service)
Who are we?
Lawnswood Integrated Therapy Service (LITS) is a specialist provision consisting of Counselling Psychologists and trained Counsellors offering a range of therapies which include Humanistic, Cognitive-Behavioural, Psychodynamic and Systemic modalities. Clinical work is underpinned by evidence-based practice.
‘LITS promotes the holistic approach that underpins the aims and objectives of Lawnswood Campus, and focuses on the social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs of the students’
All students referred to Lawnswood PRUs require attention to social, emotional and mental health needs. LITS focuses on providing a specialist provision to students who access our service. These include:
Regular one-to-one therapeutic work
Specialist group work
Consultation with parents/carers
Commitment to the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) system
Collaborative clinical practice with CAMHS
Accessibility of an in-house clinical team
Immediacy of crisis support
Networks with CAMHS
Flexibility and frequency of clinical appointments
Student engagement – Efficacy of a school-cased service
Referrals are completed by the Head of Centre and Pastoral Team. All referrals are discussed in our LITS Referral Allocation Meetings. Client waiting lists are managed rigorously using standardised risk assessments.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a set of specialist services (Child and Family Service; Inspire – children’s learning disability team) for young people of all abilities to support with mental health, emotional and psychological difficulties.
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The Gem Centre
01902 444021 (Child and Family Service)
01902 444706 (Inspire)