Pupil mental health

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CPD for Support Staff - Mental Health for Students

For support staff across the board; primary, secondary and FE

Suicide and Young People

Guidance and advice on supporting and educating children on Suicide and Young People

Suicide and Young People

The workshop will cover things we may see or hear that may give us a reason to ask about suicidal thoughts, how would we do that and then what could we do next.

Mental Health First Aid

Due to high demand, NEU will be running a full day accredited MHFA qualification for a second time.

Mental health awareness week

This year’s Mental Health Awareness week focuses on stress, a subject young people are all too familiar with. With mental health issues on the rise we need to look at the root cause of why so many students are finding it difficult to cope.
Motion #38
Not taken
Tue, 2018
  • Berkshire

THAT Conference instructs the Executive Committee to put forward to the Joint Executive Council that the Joint Executive Council commission research into the effectiveness of current guidance and legislation into the identification and support of female learners with neurodiversity.

Motion #37
Not taken
Tue, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference recognises an increase in society’s understanding and ability to identify the complex mental health needs of our pupils and students.

Motion #36
Tue, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference notes, with profound sadness, the increasing incidence of suicide among young adults and teenagers and recognises that each such episode is a complex personal tragedy and that school or college can only ever be part of the narrative.

Conservatives’ mental health proposals are just sticking plasters

Theresa May’s proposals to teach children more about mental wellbeing are too little and chronically unambitious says Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) general secretary, Dr Mary Bousted.

ATL comment on colleges referring students with mental health issues to A&E

Commenting on research by the Association of Colleges (AoC), Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: