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An Introduction to Senior Mental Health Leadership in Schools

An Introduction to Senior Mental Health Leadership is a practical course for leaders who may be new to leadership or the role of senior mental health lead. This course has been assured for DfE grant-funded senior mental health lead training.

  • Evidence-based
  • Reflective and supportive
  • Supports strategic development
  • Whole-school approach
  • This course has been assured for DfE grant-funded senior mental health lead training
Duration
2 days
Price
£499+VAT
Time
9:00 - 16:00
Available
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About this course

This evidence-informed course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate a strong strategic approach to the development and implementation of a whole school approach to mental health including developing a clear vision / intent statement, auditing your existing mental health provision, developing your whole school policy and developing a clear, focused strategic plan for a whole school approach to mental health.

The Government wants every school to have a designated mental health lead in place by 2025. Given the impact of the pandemic and ongoing challenges school staff are facing, it makes sense for schools to act as soon as possible in appointing a designated mental health lead. This outstanding course is ideal for any member of staff thinking of taking up this new role.

Key outcomes of these training sessions include:

  • Understanding of the role of the Senior Mental Health Lead and its importance within education and your school
  • Developing confidence and an understanding of how to be a key strategic leader within your school setting and hone your leadership skills
  • Auditing your mental health provision
  • Understanding approaches to developing a mentally healthy school ethos, culture and environments for both pupils and staff
  • Developing a holistic, graduated approach to pupil and staff mental health within your whole school approach
  • Accessing resources and best practice examples from experienced school leaders and mental health advocates to support your whole school approach

The programme will follow the below structure.

Preparation - School audit
Before day 1, you will be provided with access to a 1 hour on-demand course on 'how to complete a whole school audit'. You must allow adequate time to watch the course and to complete the audit in school (3-6 hours). Please note the audit must be completed before your attendance to day 1.

Day 1 - Activity day
With your audit completed, you will attend a trainer-led activity day, including a coaching workshop which will support in creating a plan. It is imperative that you bring your completed audit with you, ideally in digital form. 

Day 2 - Personalised coaching
You will attend a 1 hour personalised virtual coaching session on creating your plan. The date and time for your coaching session will be agreed by the trainer during day 1.

In addition to the above, you will be provided with ongoing email support across the programme.


Audience:

  • Mental health leaders
  • Newly appointed senior leaders

This course has been assured for DfE grant-funded senior mental health lead training.

About the funding

The Department for Education (DfE) is offering a £1,200 grant for a senior member of school or college staff to access quality assured training to implement an effective whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing. Please click here to find out more.

Courses at venues

PETERBOROUGH
13 June 2022
Peterborough Marriott Hotel, Peterborough Marriott Hotel Peterborough Business Park, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 6GB
LEEDS
14 June 2022
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
BIRMINGHAM
22 June 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
BRISTOL
27 June 2022
Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
LONDON
19 September 2022
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
LEEDS
20 September 2022
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
MANCHESTER
21 September 2022
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water Street, MANCHESTER, M3 4JQ
PETERBOROUGH
22 September 2022
Peterborough Marriott Hotel, Peterborough Marriott Hotel Peterborough Business Park, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 6GB
EXETER
23 September 2022
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, EXETER, EX4 3SP
BRISTOL
26 September 2022
Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
DURHAM
27 September 2022
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
BIRMINGHAM
28 September 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
COLCHESTER
29 September 2022
TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
SOUTHAMPTON
30 September 2022
Hilton At The Ageas Bowl - Southampton, Botley Rd, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 3XH
MANCHESTER
21 November 2022
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water Street, MANCHESTER, M3 4JQ
EXETER
22 November 2022
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, EXETER, EX4 3SP
LONDON
23 November 2022
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
LEEDS
24 November 2022
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
PETERBOROUGH
25 November 2022
Peterborough Marriott Hotel, Peterborough Marriott Hotel Peterborough Business Park, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 6GB
BIRMINGHAM
28 November 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
DURHAM
29 November 2022
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
BRISTOL
30 November 2022
Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
SOUTHAMPTON
01 December 2022
Hilton At The Ageas Bowl - Southampton, Botley Rd, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 3XH
COLCHESTER
02 December 2022
TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
EXETER
16 January 2023
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, EXETER, EX4 3SP
MANCHESTER
17 January 2023
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water Street, MANCHESTER, M3 4JQ
PETERBOROUGH
18 January 2023
Peterborough Marriott Hotel, Peterborough Marriott Hotel Peterborough Business Park, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 6GB
LEEDS
19 January 2023
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
LONDON
20 January 2023
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
DURHAM
23 January 2023
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
COLCHESTER
24 January 2023
TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
BRISTOL
25 January 2023
Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
SOUTHAMPTON
26 January 2023
Hilton At The Ageas Bowl - Southampton, Botley Rd, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 3XH
BIRMINGHAM
27 January 2023
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
LONDON
13 March 2023
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
LEEDS
14 March 2023
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
MANCHESTER
15 March 2023
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water Street, MANCHESTER, M3 4JQ
PETERBOROUGH
16 March 2023
Peterborough Marriott Hotel, Peterborough Marriott Hotel Peterborough Business Park, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 6GB
EXETER
17 March 2023
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, EXETER, EX4 3SP
BRISTOL
20 March 2023
Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
DURHAM
21 March 2023
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
BIRMINGHAM
22 March 2023
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
COLCHESTER
23 March 2023
TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
SOUTHAMPTON
24 March 2023
Hilton At The Ageas Bowl - Southampton, Botley Rd, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 3XH