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Manchester - 11 November 2020
London -  24 November 2020



Manchester - 11 November 2020

09:40 - 09:55

Sam Garner


09:55 - 10:25

Professor Barry Carpenter, OBE, CBE, PhD


10:25 - 10:55

Hear why your students may be struggling with anxiety, learn about key developmental stages of anxiety and gain strategies to help support anxious students

10:55 - 11.15
11:15 - 11:30
12:10 - 13:00

1A: Self-harm and harmful behaviours

Understand more about why students self-harm, the language you can use to support students and their families, and gain strategies to share with your whole school team.

 1B: Supporting girls with autism

Top tips and strategies to recognise and support the mental health of girls with autism

Professor Barry Carpenter OBE, Professor of Mental Health in Education, Oxford Brookes University

 1C: Early Years 

Gain tools such as emotion coaching to enhance the wellbeing of Early Years and Foundation Stage students.

 1D: Parental mental health

Learn how parents' mental health impacts children and ways in which you can support both child and parent together.

 1E: What if....

Unpack case studies and decide how you would support and escalate


14:30 - 14:40
14:40 - 15:30

2A: SEND Wellbeing

Learn from experts on how best to assist the mental health and wellbeing of students with special educational needs and disabilities

Sam Garner, Garner Education Services

2B: Body image and self-esteem

Learn how to confidently discuss body image and unrealistic expectations generated by the media, providing meaningful support and guidance to build self-esteem

2C: Trauma

Learn more about how trauma, adverse childhood experiences, and attachment theory impact on pupil mental health

Nicola S Morgan, NSM Training and Consultancy

 2D: Relationships and peer pressure

Gain insight into the teenage brain and better understand the dynamics of teenage relationships and peer pressure.

 2E: Staff training

Hear how to train your staff to effectively spot signs of mental ill-health and report and respond appropriately.


15:50 - 16:40

3A: Current affairs

Gain ideas and strategies to help students manage their mental health in a world of global crises and responsibility.

3B: Boosting confidence

Gain new strategies to boost the confidence of students with special educational needs and disabilities and help them overcome stigma or low self-esteem to flourish in both mental health and wellbeing

 3C: LGBTQ+ and identity

Benefit from expert knowledge to best support the mental health and wellbeing of students who are questioning their gender identity and LGBTQ+ status.

 3D: Working with families

Understand the latest advice on how to communicate with families, improve parental engagement and support difficult parental relationships.

3E: Children missing education