Training

Mental Health and Wellbeing

The Manchester Healthy Schools team is committed to providing training for schools in order to raise awareness about mental health and to equip staff with the skills required to be able to identify the early signs of mental stress and how to support a pupil in need.

Training has been developed to increase the confidence of staff in providing strategies to support a child in school. Training will also help staff to know how and when to access additional support from the community and other mental health services, including CAMHS.

Our universal training is available for all schools that have completed the Health Check.

Schools that have prioritised Mental health and Wellbeing this year will have access to a wider selection of 'in-house' training and support to ensure that they are able to make significant progress in this area.

Please find a full list of training available to support this area below.

For more information please contact clare.ledsham@mft.nhs.uk .

More than 1 in 10 children and young people now suffer from a common mental health problem (YoungMinds, 2017). Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to supporting schools to develop early intervention and prevention strategies in order to develop the resilience and coping skills of children and young people.

Training & Events

Staff Wellbeing (in-house)

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This training explores mental health and emotional intelligence to support educational staff to reflect upon their own mental health and wel...

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Free online training: We need to talk about suicide:

External Primary Secondary Special

This e-learning programme has been developed by a range of experts including experts by experience i.e. those people who have attempted to t...

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Supporting Children and Young People with Anxiety - 26th April 2023

Universal Primary Secondary Special

Anxiety can be a difficult topic to navigate and we understand the pressures and demands places upon teaching and pastoral staff to effectiv...

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Setting up an effective and sustainable peer mentoring programme - 1st February 2023

Universal Primary Secondary Special

Peer mentoring programmes are an effective way to support the resilience and wellbeing of pupils who feel vulnerable and isolated. By having...

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Setting up an effective and sustainable peer mentoring programme - 17th May 2023

Universal Primary Secondary Special

Peer mentoring programmes are an effective way to support the resilience and wellbeing of pupils who feel vulnerable and isolated. By having...

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Engaging Parents and Carers in Mental Health - 1st December 2022

External Primary Secondary Special

The most crucial support a young person can receive is that provided to them by their parents or primary care giver. Strong, healthy and emp...

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Engaging Parents and Carers in Mental Health - 2nd March 2023

External Primary Secondary Special

The most crucial support a young person can receive is that provided to them by their parents or primary care giver. Strong, healthy and emp...

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Engaging Parents and Carers in Mental Health - 7th June 2023

External Primary Secondary Special

The most crucial support a young person can receive is that provided to them by their parents or primary care giver. Strong, healthy and emp...

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Mental Health Awareness Training (in-house)

Priority Primary Secondary Special

The field of Mental Health is a vast one, with each persons experience varying. School staff can greatly benefit from holding a general awar...

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Mental Health Leads Network 2 - 15th February

External Primary Secondary Special

Our second Mental Health Leads network will be on the 15th February.The network aims to share updates in the Mental Health area locally and...

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Mental Health Leads Network 3 - 2nd May

External Primary Secondary Special

Our final Mental Health Leads network will be on the 2nd May.The network aims to share updates in the Mental Health area locally and nationa...

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Supporting Children with ACES and Trauma Training (in-house)

Priority Primary Secondary Special

Adverse childhood experiences and trauma can have long lasting implications to a young persons mental health and even physical health. The t...

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DfE Senior Mental Health Leads Training - 6th December

External Primary Secondary Special

Senior Mental Health Leads TrainingAs part of the WER programme, the Department of Education offered a senior member of schools or colleges...

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