Mental Health Matters: approaches for primary & secondary schools

Starts: 15 January 2018 09:00 AM (GMT)
Finishes: 15 January 2018 03:30 PM (GMT)


About this event

As mental health continues to be high on the agenda, this event will support schools to address this important issue with children and young people. It follows our successful event in April and will address some of the requests which came from that event. Delegates will come away with a wide range of practical strategies and ideas to implement.

Keynote speakers will share their expertise in different areas relating to mental health in schools. North Staffs Mind will look at the way professionals work together to effectively support young people with Mental Health issues including practical strategies for schools to implement. Simon Bentley will offer ideas, practical suggestions and real-time involvement as part of a reflection on how drama might be used in schools as a way of promoting and reinforcing pupils’ mental health. Sarah Huggins will deliver a workshop session enabling schools to review current provision, identify next steps and to find out about an effective range of resources to support this vital area.

This course will enable you to: 

  • Develop an understanding of ways mental health can be addressed in school.
  • Understand the importance of a whole school approach to mental health.
  • Explore the use of drama as a tool to reinforce and promote mental health.

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