General Meeting and CPD Session - Child Mental Health

Start: Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:15 PM

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Due to the popularity of this CPD event we will be starting a reserve list, please email neil.sledge@neu.org.uk to register your interest.

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Join us for our Spring Term General Meeting and CPD Session


(4:15pm for refreshments to 7pm)

AGENDA - TBC - Will include Prioritisation of Conference Motions and Conference Delegation nominations, Branch Structure.

Followed by CPD

Child Mental Health


Child Mental Health affects around one in ten children and young people, rising to one in five in young adults. Yet only 25% of school-aged children with a diagnosable condition receive any intervention at all, despite most parents of these children seeking professional advice. This session will investigate different support strategies that children, who are at risk of suffering a mental health condition(s) can do to support these children. This session will have the most up to date research and intervention strategies that can be taken straight from this course and use back in school the very next day!

This session will be useful for all staff (mental health leads, primary, secondary and further education professionals) work with children that have autism or anxiety related problems. Suitable for teachers, teaching assistants, pastoral staff.

Course Content

· The most common mental health conditions, symptoms and signs in children

· What can we do as an educational professional to support children with mental health issues?

· Real life examples of children that have had different conditions of mental health difficulties and the outcomes

· Strategies to help children suffering with mental health issues

This training is delivered by North West Autism and SEND Consultancy - a new company, having been established on years of experience in specialist teaching, qualifications and is at the cutting edge of autism and special needs education. This company firmly believes in sharing and supporting children with autism and special needs to achieve their potential. There are two Consultants Emma Griffiths, a SEND teacher of 16 years specialising in children on the autistic spectrum and Graham Ramsey, a former Police Sargent of 17 years and a SEND teacher delivering these courses. The combination of both Graham and Emma’s experience provides a thoroughly enjoyable and interesting training that is unique, and you will certainly go away feeling more confident in the subject matter!

Please see www.nwautismandsendconsulatncy.co.uk for more information regarding our company.

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