In this session, I explore how we can safely and sensitively tackle tricky topics like self-harm or eating disorder as part of PSHE or our wider curriculum. I hope this will boost your confidence in teaching these topics.
Bitesize CPD: What to do when you're worries about a pupil
This video has been developed with young people from Cape Cornwall School in conjunction with HeadStart Kernow. This is what they thought you needed to know about how to support young people when they're struggling. You might also like the PSHE lesson 'it's okay not to be okay' we developed together: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-_KH... And the accompanying teacher guidance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0TvL...
A huge thanks to Youthful Minds, a group of young people with lived experience of mental illness who took the time to share their ideas with me, and for Mind Jersey who commissioned the work and who support the work of Youthful Minds.
In this bitesize CPD session I look at how we can develop a more listening and understanding culture where we ask and answer the question 'how are you' more honestly..
With a range of activities that introduce mindfulness and encourage relaxation, this workbook will help young people aged 8-14 to develop the tools needed to prepare for and respond to future difficult situations. It is also an invaluable resource for parents and carers, teachers, counsellors and psychologists to use with young people in their care.