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Mental Health

CYPS Practitioner Advice Line
01452 894272
Guidance for professionals in Gloucestershire working with young people with mental health or emotional wellbeing concerns
CYPS Practitioner Advice Line
01452 894272
Guidance for professionals in Gloucestershire working with young people with mental health or emotional wellbeing concerns

Training

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Introduction to CYP Mental Health

Universal Emotional Health and Wellbeing training

An online programme giving you a wider understanding of mental health issues and strategies to support emotional wellbeing.

GHLL

Recommended as mandatory – to be undertaken by all staff

1 hour

Coming soon

Mental Health First Aid Lite

An awareness raising workshop giving you a wider understanding of mental health issues and strategies to support emotional wellbeing.

GHLL/MHFA England

Recommended as mandatory – to be undertaken by all staff

3 hours

GHLL MHFA Lite

and

https://mhfaengland.org/youth-mhfa/

Mental Health First Aid

This MHFA course will teach you how to:

  1. Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people

  2. Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem

  3. Provide help on a first aid basis

  4. Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm

  5. Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse

  6. Help a young person recover faster

  7. Guide a young person towards the right support

  8. Reduce the stigma of mental health problem

GHLL/MHFA England

Recommended as mandatory - to be undertaken by School Leads for MH (minimum 2)

2 days

GHLL MHFA

https://mhfaengland.org/youth-mhfa-schools-colleges/

 

Facts4Life health resilience programme  (currently KS1 and KS2 – KS3 to be introduced in 2016/17)

Facts4Life complements key elements of the Science and PSHE curriculum and supports the delivery of the GHLL PinK curriculum. It is a health resilience programme for primary and secondary schools, which:

  • Helps young people take ownership of their health giving them knowledge about their bodies and what happens when they get ill
  • Develops strategies for wellbeing that include nutrition, physical activity and mental health.

Facts4Life

Recommended

3 hours (or 2 x 1.5 hours)

www.facts4life.org

 

Alternative Training Available at Additional Cost

The Educational Psychology Service offers training courses at an additional cost, these include the following recommended courses:

Course titles

And also:

  • Solution Focused Coaching with Staff and CYP
  • Understanding Trauma
  • Video Interaction Guidance
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with CYP in Schools
  • Emotion Coaching

Find out more about these courses and other training offered by the Educational Psychology Service

The Advisory Teaching Service offer training courses primarily to support young people with additional needs including:

  • Developing Interactive Play Skills
  • IMPACT – Autism and Communication Needs Professional Support Forums
  • Support the Achievement of Young people with a Hearing Impairment in Further Education
  • Strategies and Interventions for developing reading skills for pupils with SEND in KS1 and KS2

Please see the Advisory Teaching Service Training Booklet for details.