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London Programme (25 November 2021)

Understand what has changed over the pandemic and how to approach mental health moving forwards

Sam Garner, Mental Health Consultant

Learn practical methods of providing a support structure for your colleagues

Natasha Devon MBE, Writer, Speaker, Campaigner

Facilitated roundtable discussions and a focus on developing strategies for installing a culture and curriculum of wellbeing in your school, from SLT, to all staff and every student.

1A: Staff wellbeing

Cultivate a culture at your school that makes staff mental health a priority; remove stigma and obtain new methods to help promote positive staff wellbeing

Grace Kelly, Teacher, Leader and Education Consultant


1B: Body image

Gain confidence when discussing body image and the real life effects of the virtual world during the pandemic and learn how to build self-esteem in your students

Sam Garner, Mental Health Consultant


1C: Early preventative support

Benefit from tools and practical strategies to support your students' wellbeing


1D: SEND

Take away positive strategies to monitor and promote wellbeing amongst your students with special educational needs

Jo Billington, Doctoral Researcher, Centre for Autism, University of Reading

2A: Anxiety

Develop strategies to deal with students who are anxious and worried for their future

Kelly Hannaghan, Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant


2B: Lego therapy

An introduction on how to use LEGO bricks to support neurodivergent children and young people needing extra support with social communication and friendships

Gina Gomez de la Cuesta, Director and Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Play Included CIC


2C: Self-harm

Learn what someone that is self-harming might say, and gain confidence in how to talk with a young person who might not want to disclose their self-harming behaviour

Natasha Devon MBE, Writer, Speaker, Campaigner


2D: Bereavement and grief

Understand the impact that bereavement has had on a child's wellbeing and learn how to provide proactive support 

Shahana Knight, Founder and Director of TPC Therapy Ltd.

3A: Mental health crisis recognition

Recognise when someone might be struggling, and respond effectively to mental health crises in person and in digital spaces


3B: Resilience

Work through the difficulties that students face and equip yourself with methods to help them respond to adversity

Natasha Devon MBE, Writer, Speaker, Campaigner


3C: Regulating emotions

Equip yourself with language and trauma-informed responses to help children begin to understand and self-regulate their emotions

Learn how to act, not just react, to mental health issues, and leave with an important message and the means to feel positive about your school's approach.