Sam Garner, Mental Health Consultant
Understand what has changed over the pandemic and how to approach mental health moving forwards
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
1C: Early preventative support
Benefit from tools and practical strategies to support your students' wellbeing
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
What to keep, improve, or leave behind post-pandemic?
Kelly Hannaghan, Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant
Develop strategies to deal with students who are anxious and worried for their future
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
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
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
Work through the difficulties that students face and equip yourself with methods to help them respond to adversity
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.