Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
A series of online workshops and webinars presented by several highly experienced professionals who have worked within mental health and education sectors.
Will be able to create a plan to develop, implement and sustain a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing, tailored to the individual needs of their education settings.
Learn the importance of working in partnership with local service providers and mental health professionals (including Mental Health Support Teams where these are in place) to ensure the needs of pupils and students and relevant adults are known, understood and used to shape the local support offer.
Will be able to create a whole school cultural shift towards positive mental health and wellbeing through implementing strategic organisational change fostered by the whole school community.
Work towards culture shifts and reducing the stigma of mental health in education settings.
Support or signpost relevant evidence-based resources for parents, families and carers so they can develop skills and strategies to support both their child and themselves.
Discover evidence-based approaches for supporting staff, pupil or student mental health and resilience.
Development of effective plans to empower and involve pupils and students, including those with additional needs and communication difficulties, in the co-production, and embedding, of their whole school or college approach.
Develop positive relationships and work jointly with parents, families and carers from a range of backgrounds.
Develop, with others, a cross curricular approach to promote mental health and wellbeing as well as recognising the links between physical and mental health and how to work across the education setting to promote this.
The sessions will be interactive and include both experiential and didactic teaching. Case material will be used to illustrate the teaching as well as having a range of professionals from both health and education backgrounds leading on delivery. Group as well as individual coaching will also form part of the process to ensure all learning can be embedded into practise.