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A Whole School Approach to Supporting Mental Health and Well-being (Secondary)

Well-being 11-16 Teacher Training

Lorraine Petersen OBE

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Why attend?

Good mental health and well-being greatly increases our ability to learn and take in new information. Good physical health is assumed to be an important part of our daily lives but mental health often can be forgotten.

When we are in a good place emotionally and socially our mental health and well-being can be nurtured and supported. It allows us to face life’s challenges, make confident life choices, feel good about ourselves, and learn confidently.


Since the publication of the final version of the SEND Code of Practice in 2015 schools have been looking at ways of supporting children and young people with their social, emotional and mental health needs.

This course goes one step further and looks at developing a whole school approach to supporting mental health and well-being by including all staff, parents and the wider community in the process.
  • Address the needs of all children in nurturing positive mental health by adopting a school-wide policy on Mental Health and Well Being
  • Share best practice and evidence on areas of the SEND code of practice among school partners, parents and the wider community
Booking reference: WELL131119 ​

Programme

 
10.00am Registration and coffee
10.15am What is mental health and well-being?
  • Why is this so topical?
  • Why is it important for schools to address SEMH needs?
11.15am Morning coffee
11.30am Who benefits?
  • Mental Health and well-being of pupils
  • Mental health and well-being of staff
  • Mental health and well-being of the wider community
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Strategies to adopting a MH/WB policy in school
  • A whole school approach to supporting mental health and well-being
  • Using the Mental Health Standards
  • Developing a Mental Health Policy
2.30pm Afternoon tea
2.45pm Next step forward
  • Tools and resources
  • Specialist support
3.45pm Review and reflect
4.00pm Course ends

Presenters

Lorraine Petersen OBE - Presenter
Lorraine Petersen OBE - Presenter
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Venue

WELL131119
London - venue TBC
The venue will be confirmed at least
two weeks before the event.