Provider: CTC Training & Consultancy Ltd
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Description Dr Giles Berrisford & Sara Armstrong, both experienced practitioners in the field of mental health, will lead a day addressing mental health issues, mental health education and issues surrounding mental health and achievement.
Duration 1 day

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Higher, Leadership and Management, Teaching and Learning, Further education, 14-19, KS2, KS3, KS4, Management, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Cross-curricular Themes, Wider Context, Health and Safety, Change Management, Organisational Improvement, Education system, Multi-agency Working, Diversity, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Classroom Management, Out of school, Safeguarding, Governor, Child Protection Officer
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

By the end of the course, participants should :-

  • Have a clear understanding of the importance of mental health in an educational setting and be aware of how it can impact on student achievement
  • Know how to develop support packages for students that ensure that they are not alientated from the learning process
  • Have a familiarity with the main mental health conditions facing young people and their symptoms
  • Have an understanding of the interactions between family, culture, society and mental health
  • Know how to provide support structures within the school that will help the student to achieve
  • Be aware of the support structures outside school and know how best to access these
  • Be equipped with strategies that allow them to create a school culture that is positive about mental health for everyone in the school community, adults and young people
  • Know how to create a working culture that has dynamics that are inclined to promote positive mental health
  • Understand how to develop resilience, self-esteem and self awareness in young people
  • Know how to weave mental health issues into the curriculum 
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Sara Armstrong currently works as a Clinical Team Leader for a Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and is a Registered Mental Health Nurse. She has worked with young people in a variety of settings, including educational institutions; her specialist area is Eating Disorders.

Dr Giles Berrisford MBChB MSc MRCPsych  is a Consultant Psychiatrist working in inner-city Birmingham. He has experience of working with young people and families and has spoken at International Conferences on Mental Health




·         OfSTED will look at the learning and progress of different groups of pupils on the school roll. This will include those who have Special Educational Needs. (OfSTED 2012)

·         850,000 young people have a diagnosable mental illness. This equates to three students in the average classroom. This is before we get to the ones who are not diagnosed.

·         1 in 5 young people show signs of an eating disorder.

·         25,000 young people engage in self-harm and 12,000 young people are hospitalised due to self-harm each year.

·         Nearly 80,000 young people suffer from severe depression. (Source: Young Minds)


9.00 - 9.30 Registration

9.30 - 11.00 Session 1

11.00- 11.30 Coffee & Discussion/ Review of learning materials

11.30 - 12.30 Session 2

12.30-1.15 Lunch

1.15 - 3.00 Session 3

Associated Files File_icon CTC_mentalhealth&young.pdf

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.