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Supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing

26 February 2021 @ 09:30 - 13:30
This workshop introduces concepts and practical tools with regards to children and young people’s mental health within an education setting.

Summary of the event:

In this workshop Mike introduces concepts and practical tools aimed at supporting practitioners with multiple areas of children and young people’s mental health within an education setting. The need for a more humane, practical and deeper approach could not be more pressing. We must move beyond identifying ‘symptoms and indicators’. We are all aware, now we need to know what to do.

In this workshop Mike lays out where we start, refocusing our enthusiasm, resources and thinking in order to meet the needs of our young people.

  • Understand range of adaptations and experiences from emotional distress
  • Rethinking emotional literacy
  • Developing shared language tools
  • Whole body approaches
  • Introduction to regulation
  • Understanding & widening our definition of grief & loss
  • Introduction to safety planning tools

Audience: SENCos, Inclusion Managers, Teachers, TAs, Learning Mentors, Parents

Training led by: Mike Armiger
Mike works within many areas but particularly; young people affected by trauma and emotional distress, care experienced children, suicide prevention and sport. He is a former Head of educational provisions specifically for young people affected by trauma, care experienced children and children with SEND and mental health needs. He also works with universities on models and approaches to student well being.

One of his main roles is that as a specialist advisor in relation to trauma and mental health. He supports health and education teams on trauma informed care/practice/response/systems. Mike’s work is often strategic at authority and trust level to implement systems, practice and change. His time is also spent advising leaders and system developers and supporting through reflective practice, coaching and school improvement. He currently supports several trusts with this work on a long term basis. Mike also advises on creation of specialist care & education provisions, trains nationally and internationally and is the author of the Regulation framework- A whole school system and support planning framework for young people affected by trauma. This has now been adopted by health and education teams in five European countries. Mike also works within mental health services and trains health professionals in suicide prevention/mitigation including response & assessment tools, supported the creation of www.stayingsafe.net .

Cost: £85.00+VAT / person
Refreshments & cold buffet lunch included
Limited discounted places available to parents. Please email yes@aretelearningtrust.org

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Advanced booking is required to attend this event.

  • Adults: £85