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Yorkshire Schools' Mental Health Conference
Mon 26 June 2017, 09:15 – 16:15 BST
Stronger Minds and Leeds Beckett University are thrilled to be bringing together leaders from education and mental health at a landmark regional conference. The first annual Yorkshire Schools’ Mental Health Conferences will inspire, empower and equip delegates to strengthen the mental health of the next generation.
The Prime Minister has called the lack of Mental Health support a social injustice. This conference makes sense of what the fast moving national policies mean for schools. You will learn the practical methods proven to build student resilience. Discover the latest thinking on school mental health and leave able to apply new approaches in your school. With a focus on student outcomes, you will leave with deeper knowledge of the workforce and relationships needed for sustained improvement.
This unique regional conference will combine regional strengths, passions and innovations with national expertise and the latest research. The format ensures that you will connect with a wide range of colleagues and leave with fresh insight.
An innovative part of this event, you have the opportunity for an individual surgery with a qualified child mental health expert, so that your most pressing issues can be discussed directly.
Hear what the fast moving national policy agenda means for schools
Discover the latest research in terms of school mental health
Implement new approaches to mental health that lead to improved attendance, behaviour and attainment
Learn what the evidence says are effective strategies to build resilience in students and staff
Discover leading practice on mental health from schools and CAMHS within Yorkshire
Discover the latest research on the link between physical and mental health in children and steps schools can take to foster independence
The opportunity for an individual surgery with a mental health expert to discuss the issues most pressing to your context
Hear from schools, CAMHS and LA commissioners how they have worked in partnership to deliver new solutions for mental health in schools
Learn from practical examples of student led peer support programmes
Learn from the innovative projects and programmes Stronger Minds has developed in Partnership with Leeds Beckett University
Discover how to sustain improvement through effective staff CPD around mental health
Who should attend?
Headteachers and Deputy Headteachers
School Improvement Teams
Clinical Commissioning Groups
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Education Welfare Officers
Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs)
School Inclusion Managers
Conference chaired by John Tomsett
Headteacher Huntington School, York
Author of ‘Mind Over Matter, This much I know about improving mental health in our schools’
Mick Atkinson, Vice Chair, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition
David Weston, CEO, Teacher Development Trust
Vicky Widdup, Team GB Paralympian and Stronger Minds Consultant
Prof Damien Page, Dean of School of Education, Leeds Beckett University
Ellie Cooper, Mentoring Project Manager, The Diana Award
Sally Savage, Chief Commissioning Officer, Lincolnshire County Council
Dean Johnstone, CEO, Stronger Minds
Steve Rippin, Assistant Headteacher, Tapton School, Sheffield
Dr. Zoe Brownlie, Clinical Psychologist, CAMHS School Link Lead, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.
Abbigale Terry, Acting Assistant Principal in charge of Well-being and Ethos
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
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I cannot pay by debit or credit card, what can I do?
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- The full name, job title and name of organisation, for each delegate attending.
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- Any special dietary requirements and/or mobility requirements of any of the delegates attending.
All invoices must be settled in full prior to attending the conference.