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Understanding and Supporting CYP Mental Health in Schools (South Staffordshire)

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM (BST)

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New HOPE trainee   more info Sep 2, 2019 Free  

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Please note: this is subsidised in 2019 for any school in the vicinity of the 4 South Staffordshire CCG's: Seisdon, Lichfield, Tamworth, Burton, Uttoxeter, Stafford, Cannock, Rugeley.  For all others there would be an "out of area" cost. 

4 days of training in "Understanding & supporting the Mental Health of Children & Young People"

Arrive in time for 0930 start

Day One (12 Sept): Understanding what is mental health / risk & resilience / anxiety, low mood, hyperactivity/trauma and simple strategies to help

Day Two (26 Sept): Self Harm & Suicide /  emotion coaching skills

Day Three (10 Oct): Evidence-based tools for intervening effectively: measuring universal, targeted and whole school interventions

Day Four (24 Oct): Staff wellbeing and taking care of self & Reflective Practice

VENUE DETAILS: The training is held in a community centre.  There is plenty of parking but should the car park be full please use the leisure centre which is just a short distance further down Burnthill Lane, or car pool if possible.  If you get lost trying to find the venue please call Rugeley Community Ctr: 01889 579341. There is a town centre train station.  Refreshments are provided but please bring your own snacks/lunch.  Please bring a travel mug for refreshments to reduce use of disposable cups and save the enviroment a little bit!

COST/FUNDING:  In 2019 there are limited trainingf places (25).  This is no longer free although the package is subsidised by 4 South Staffordshire CCG's. The cost per place is £200.  Please advise how your school’s preference for billing.  This will then be managed by project admin suppport, Amanda Shakespeare. 

PACKAGE: 4 days of foundation training, termly networking for 2 hours and 5 supervision session of one hour, or 1.5 hour for 2 staff.  Plus, access to additional training and extensive resources via Dropbox such as necessary paperwork/worksheets/documentation to ensure a safe setup to offer a "Listening Ear" service.

In addition to this package additional training has always been offered on topics such as emotion coaching, attachment, bereavement, yoga/mindfulness, taster of theraplay, brief interventions using evidence based outcome measures, developing a whole-school approach to support pupils' mental health.  Furthermore, when I am aware of additinal opportunities I email the "HOPE" schools straightaway to ensure the best opportunity to book on.  

WHAT NOW? To sign up and participate, please ask the trainee to book on.  Your school will be expected to agree and sign up to a service level agreement and provide billing contact/information. 

For additional project information please see additional documents via OneDrive: link to follow asap

1. Project information and training content

2. Service Level Agreement

3. Training and networking dates

For further information please email hopeproject@outlook.com  or call Rachel on 07962 229 206

Practical considerations: Arrive shortly after 9 for a 09.30 start.  Refreshments will be provided. Lunch is "bring your own".  Plenty of free parking on site but if the car park is full there a leisure centre a little further down the road that you can use.  If you get lost trying to find the venue please call Rugeley Community Ctr: 01889 579341

The venue is a short walk walk from the Rugeley town train station.  It is also close to shops to purchase lunch if you need to on the day.


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Rugeley Community Centre
Burnthill Lane
WS15 2HX Rugeley
United Kingdom

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM (BST)


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