Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools -
There Has To Be Another Way
4th December 2017, Central London
A One-Day Conference plus an Optional Workshop
TOWARDS HAPPIER AND HEALTHIER COLLEAGUES, LEADERS AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Benefits of attending:
Learn how to start the conversation in your school
Help break the stigma and ignorance around these issues
Explore the overlap between education and healthcare
Explore many approaches to making a difference
Pick up insights on issues affecting schools today
Learn how to spot the signs and what do about it
Discover how values education can build emotionally resilient schools
Take away practical strategies for helping those in need
Click here for the full programme, costs and how to register - or just click on the links below to go straight to the booking page.
Conference: £289 (+VAT) per delegate
Workshop (optional): £50 (+VAT)
Book both conference and workshop for £329 (+VAT)
Bed and Breakfast (evening before) £160 + VAT
All bookings will be taken through Teachology
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Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green Where Education Meets Medicine - What Educators Should Know
Increasingly schools are realising that you can’t separate health and well being from academic success and achievement.With examples from his professional travels around the world, Sir Al will describe the benefits of working in the overlap between the worlds of education and health.
Ian Gilbert (with Phoebe Gilbert) When the Inevitable happens - How Schools Can Better
Deal with Bereavement
Statistically speaking, one child in every class will lose a parent in the UK. And statistically speaking, that child will go on to to suffer a range of related issues that can have an impact on subsequent school achievement. But, as caring schools prove, it doesn’t have to be this way.
Vic Goddard The Challenge of Mental Health When the System is Sick
The push for standards takes a heavy toll, not only on some of our most vulnerable young people but also on their teachers. With insights from his experience as a headteacher, teacher and MAT principal, Vic will explore how to make the most of a system that seems to conspire against the well-being of so many people.
Dave Harris (with Beth Harris) The A-Grade Illness- Spotting the Signs of Anoreia and What to do to Help Prevent It
Anorexia is the third most common chronic disease in young people after asthma and diabetes, affecting females and males from all backgrounds. What are the warning signs, what can be done by all those concerned and what is life like battling it on a daily basis? The more school know, the more they can help.
Nina Jackson It's About the Control - Self Harm: The Inside View
According to the Mental Health Foundation, the UK has the highest rates of self-harm in Europe with estimates of at least 1 in 250 people self-harming, the majority, aged between 11 and 25. What is it, why does it happen, what are the signs and what can schools do?.
Julie Rees The Well Community - Building Emotional Wellbeing Through Values Education
With schools increasingly being pushed to focus on data, targets and results, it can be all too easy to lose sight of the humans and the humanity at the heart of the education system. Values-based education is a proven approach to restoring a healthy balance with benefits that go well beyond simply academic achievement.
OPTIONAL WORKSHOP WITH BETHAN BAËZ-DEVINE 16:00-18:00
FEE: £50 (+VAT)
DISCOVER THE POWER OF ART THERAPY - A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP
Since leaving the world of education to re-train as an Art Psychotherapist five years ago, Bethan has gained in-depth experience and expertise to support teachers in a variety of schools. She uses her knowledge on child development and mental health training as a way of helping get the best out of even our most troubled children. She has worked with young people and their families through organisations such as; Sure Start, Priority Families, Catharsis and most recently Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). She has also completed psychosocial projects internationally; working creatively alongside teachers to support children that have experience war and conflict in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya. More recently she delivered training on the impact of trauma to volunteer teachers in Serbia. Both projects where supported by the registered charity World Wide Education Project.