As part of the SEND Reforms and the 2015 SEND Code of Practice, schools and other educational settings are expected to address children and young people’s mental health needs, in addition to their physical health and general wellbeing. Although mental health issues have begun to gain greater prominence recently and there are several promising strands of work being developed, this is a new area of responsibility for many teachers. This course provides school leaders with an opportunity to gain greater confidence in taking their schools forward by:
Being brought up to date with relevant legislation and policy, as well as being aware of the expectations of Ofsted
Gaining a broader understanding of what is meant by mental health and the medical conditions that young people may develop
Having an understanding of what neuroscientists are discovering about how mental ill health impacts on pupils’ ability to learn
Gathering ideas on how to make young learners more resilient and create a school that promotes emotional wellbeing
Having an opportunity to be guided through online materials that can be used for staff development.
The afternoon session will be interactive and participants will be asked to bring their own portable IT devices so they can explore online materials.
Course facilitators: Professor Barry Carpenter OBE, and Dr Rona Tutt OBE
Note: Some of the sessions will be interactive and participants will be asked to bring their own portable IT devices so they can explore online materials.
Please note that the start time shown allows for registration and refreshments, the course programme will be sent to each delegate via the email supplied with the final information.
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