stem4 will be running an evening conference on mental health issues affecting today’s teenagers for education professionals entitled ‘Mental Health in Children and Young People: A Whole School Approach’. The conference is for teachers, school leaders, SENCOs, school counsellors, school nurses, trainee teachers, teaching assistants, Governors and other related education professionals.
Topics covered will include:
-An overview of mental health issues affecting children and young people
-Discussion of the new government proposal ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision’
-Teaching mental health topics in school – content, sensitivities, relevance
-Effective strategies that help build student well-being and those presenting with mental health issues in a classroom setting
-Sharing examples of best practice of mental health initiatives in schools
-What comprises of an effective mental health intervention team in schools
-Supporting teacher mental health
There will be a range of speakers who are leaders in their field including Dr. Nihara Krause, Clinical Psychologist and CEO of stem4.
Registration for the event will start at 4.30pm and the conference will start promptly at 5.00pm. You will be served a drink upon arrival and a hot meal mid-way through the evening. This conference is free to attend but we request a subsidised £3.50 towards a hot meal during the evening.
The event is kindly funded by the Wimbledon Foundation Community Fund, the charitable arm of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.