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Forthcoming training and events 2017

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to discuss the provision of school based training or other support related to the Wiltshire Healthy Schools Programme or PSHE Education please feel free to contact us.  We are increasingly delivering bespoke training to individual, or clusters, of schools. You can read a summary of feedback from recent courses.

Below are central events for Wiltshire schools, taking place in the near future.

 

Time to Change information session

Wednesday 29th March 2017, 4:00-5:30pm, at Devizes School

Find out about free resources, information and support for Wiltshire schools.

To book a place email: Jennifer.taylor@rethink.org

Mental health stigma and discrimination can have a profound impact on young people’s lives; preventing them from fulfilling their potential or seeking help, leading to loneliness, depression and loss of confidence. Most worryingly, young people told us it made them want to give up on life.

That’s why Time to Change has been running a national programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination. From digital advertising to leadership programmes in schools, Time to Change has started the conversation with over 1.27 million young people and secondary school staff about mental health.

Time to Change offers schools an array of training opportunities for staff and students as well as access to key resources from our campaign. We aim to create a positive environment for young people and teachers to talk more openly about mental health and tackle stigma and discrimination in their schools. We offer:

  • A ‘Training for Trainers’ session, attended by 2-3 members of staff from different schools, which aims to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to better educate students about mental health stigma and discrimination.
  • A young leadership training session for a group of students who you have chosen to take forward a Time to Change campaign within the school.
  • The opportunity to have a young person come and speak to a group of students about their experience of mental health problems in an assembly, in form time or in a lesson.
  • The chance to sign up to Time to Change activities throughout the year to run and participate in the school.
  • Access to free resources from the Time to Change website, including ready to run session plans, videos and blogs.

https://www.wiltshirehealthyschools.org/partnership-projects/time-to-change 

Challenges to Emotional Wellbeing KS3/4

Friday 31st March, 12:45-3:30pm, at St John's Parish Centre, Trowbridge

Understanding and responding to some of the challenges to emotional wellbeing.

Session 2: Supporting the emotional wellbeing of children who bully or who have been bullied (secondary)

This free half day course is designed for Secondary school staff including support staff, SENCOs, School Health Nurses, Parent Support Advisers, PSHE Coordinators and Teachers

The training will be delivered by Clare Laker on behalf of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust. 

By the end of the session you will have:

  • Considered the different causes and forms of bullying and how this can impact on pupil wellbeing
  • Explored some practical strategies to reduce bullying
  • Considered ways to support the wellbeing of young people who have bullied or have been bullied

Book through Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2gTm1OE  

Part of the School Mental Health Network

This training event is part of a series of free CPD events for schools, delivered by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, that aim to help school staff better identify and address the emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of Wiltshire children and young people. 

Challenges to Emotional Wellbeing KS3/4

Friday 31st March 2017; 9:30-12:15pm; at St John's Parish Centre, Trowbridge

Understanding and responding to some of the challenges to emotional wellbeing

Session 1: Supporting a healthy approach to the use of the internet and social media (secondary)

This free half day course is designed for Secondary school staff including support staff, SENCOs, School Health Nurses, Parent Support Advisers, PSHE Coordinators and Teachers

The training will be delivered Gemma Darby (CWMT). 

By the end of the session you will have:

  • An update on current trends in social media and internet use in young people
  • Considered the benefits and pitfalls of the internet in young people’s lives
  • Explored ways to teach young people about using the internet and social media - as tool to support wellbeing

Book through Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2gTm1OE   

Part of the School Mental Health Network

This training event is part of a series of free CPD events for schools, delivered by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, that aim to help school staff better identify and address the emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of Wiltshire children and young people. 

Challenges to Emotional Wellbeing KS1/2 - Understanding and responding to some of the challenges to emotional wellbeing

Friday 31st March 2017, 9:30-12:15pm, at St John's Parish Centre, Trowbridge

Session 1: Supporting the emotional wellbeing of children who bully or who have been bullied (primary)

This free half day course is designed for Primary school staff including support staff, SENCOs, School Health Nurses, Parent Support Advisers, PSHE Coordinators and Teachers

The training will be delivered by Clare Laker (CWMT)

By the end of the session you will have:

  • Considered the different causes and forms of bullying and how this can impact on pupil wellbeing
  • Explored some practical strategies to reduce bullying
  • Considered ways to support the wellbeing of children who have bullied or have been bullied

Book through Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2gTm1OE  

Part of the School Mental Health Network

This training event is part of a series of free CPD events for schools, delivered by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, that aim to help school staff better identify and address the emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of Wiltshire children and young people. 

Challenges to Emotional Wellbeing KS1/2 - Understanding and responding to some of the challenges to emotional wellbeing

Friday 31st March 2017 (12:45-3:30pm) at St John's Parish Centre, Trowbridge

Session 2: Supporting a healthy approach to the use of the internet and social media (primary)

This free half day course is designed for Primary school staff including support staff, SENCOs, School Health Nurses, Parent Support Advisers, PSHE Coordinators and Teachers

The training will be delivered by Gemma Darby (CWMT)

By the end of the session you will have:

  • An update on current trends in social media and internet use in children
  • Considered the benefits and pitfalls of the internet in children’s lives
  • Explored ways to teach children about using the internet and social media - as tool to support wellbeing

Book through Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2gTm1OE  

Part of the School Mental Health Network

This training event is part of a series of free CPD events for schools, delivered by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, that aim to help school staff better identify and address the emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of Wiltshire children and young people. 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Monday 3rd April 2017 & Tuesday 4th April 2017, 9:00-5:00pm at the Diocesan Centre, Wilton.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Key areas covered within this 2 day course include:

Emotional, mental, social and psychological well-being
Eating disorders, Self Harm, Suicide
Child, adolescent and family psychosocial development
Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis
Bullying, cyber bullying
Promoting protective factors and good parenting.

The Youth MHFA course will teach you how to:
• Enable staff to recognise the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
• Enable staff to feel confident helping a young person experiencing a mental health problem
• Enable staff to guide a young person towards the right support

A charge of £100 (reduced to £75 for Thrive Hub Schools)

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Thursday 11th May 2017, 9:30-4:00pm at Braeside, Devizes

This training day is for schools taking part in any level of the Wiltshire programme. 

it will provide updates and training related to health and wellbeing in schools. 
For further information see http://www.wiltshirehealthyschools.org/about 

This course will: 
• Inform participants about the current standards for the Wiltshire Healthy Schools Programme at Bronze, Silver & Gold levels
• Provide a framework for a whole school approach to improving health & wellbeing
• Enable schools to gain Healthy Schools accreditation (now valid for 3 years on completion)

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Thursday 8th & Friday 16th June 2017, 9:00am - 5:00pm at Wiltshire Scout Centre, Potterne.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Key areas covered within this 2 day course include:

Emotional, mental, social and psychological well-being
Eating disorders, Self Harm, Suicide
Child, adolescent and family psychosocial development
Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis
Bullying, cyber bullying
Promoting protective factors and good parenting.

The Youth MHFA course will teach you how to:
• Enable staff to recognise the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
• Enable staff to feel confident helping a young person experiencing a mental health problem
• Enable staff to guide a young person towards the right support

A charge of £100 (reduced to £75 for Thrive Hub Schools)

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Wiltshire & Swindon PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

Thursday 15th June 2017 from 3:30-5:00pm at North Bradley Primary School

This meeting will

  • Enable colleagues to share good practice in the planning and delivery of PSHE education
  • Provide national and local updates around issues relating to Healthy Schools, PSHE education and pupil wellbeing

To book a place at this free event email: Helen.drown@wiltshire.gov.uk

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Thursday 5th October 2017 & Friday 6th October 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm at Wiltshire Scout Centre, Potterne

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Key areas covered within this 2 day course include:

Emotional, mental, social and psychological well-being
Eating disorders, Self Harm, Suicide
Child, adolescent and family psychosocial development
Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis
Bullying, cyber bullying
Promoting protective factors and good parenting.

The Youth MHFA course will teach you how to:
• Enable staff to recognise the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
• Enable staff to feel confident helping a young person experiencing a mental health problem
• Enable staff to guide a young person towards the right support

A charge of £100 (reduced to £75 for Thrive Hub Schools)

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk (not yet open for booking)

Subject Leadership in Primary PSHEE

Tuesday 10 October 2017, 9:30 - 4:00 at Trowbridge Rugby Club

It is aimed at Primary Subject Leaders and focuses on the role of the PSHEE Coordinator.

(For classroom practice - see the Core Skills and/or Advanced Skills courses).

This course will enable participants:

  • To gain knowledge, skills and confidence in all aspects of the management of PSHE as a curriculum subject
  • To achieve the Wiltshire Subject Leadership Certificate in PSHEE.

Topics covered on this course include:

  • PSHEE the national picture
  • Where are we now?
  • The role of the PSHEE Coordinator
  • Teaching & Learning in PSHEE
  • School self review
  • The Wiltshire Scheme of work
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Working with Governors
  • Working with parents
  • Working with partners
  • Developing pupil voice
  • Supporting transition
  • Links to Healthy Schools
  • Action planning

Not yet available to book