Series 1-5 On-Demand Webinar Library!

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The risk to children when they disappear behind closed doors at Christmas

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

As Christmas approaches and 'tis the season to be jolly', it is so important to remember that this certainly isn't the case for everyone. In this webinar, explore children's vulnerability and experiences behind closed doors at Christmas time.

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Child Exploitation; Landscape, Prevalence and Response

Key Note Speaker: Nikki Holmes (CEO Safer Together and Consultant)

Join this webinar to learn more about child exploitation.

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How are children impacted by their unknown trauma triggers and anniversaries?

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

In this webinar, explore how children can be impacted by their unknown trauma triggers and anniversaries.

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A Whole School Approach to Mental Health

Key Note Speaker: Tanya Birch (Intervention Support Officer)

Join this informative webinar to find out more about what a whole school approach to mental health is, why it is vital for your school setting and how you can start your journey with us here at Innovating Minds.

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Why it’s important to see anxiety as a fight, flight, freeze response 

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Anxiety is a feeling of unease. It is something we can all experience from time-to-time, but for some it can be debilitating.
The fight or flight response is a well-known protective system to perceived danger. Join this webinar to learn how this response relates to anxiety.

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Anger management vs Trauma informed approach 

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Join this webinar to explore the difference between anger management and the benefits of adopting a trauma-informed approach to children with angry feelings.

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Supporting young children who present as angry

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Children are often labelled as having anger management problems and are asked to seek help because they are angry. Join this webinar to explore how a trauma informed approach can support children learn how their body and brain responds to feelings of anger.

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Supporting young people with self harming behaviours

Key Note Speaker: Mike Armiger (Education and mental health advisor)

In this webinar Mike will convey a range of information on how to support young people with self harm including:
 
- Regulating distress
- Avoiding harm minimisation
- Understanding how removal of means and methods can work
- Safety planning for self harm

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Early Intervention: Supporting children who have experienced domestic abuse

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

This webinar explores how early trauma informed help can support children impacted by domestic abuse. You will learn more about the neuroscience underpinning a trauma informed approach and how you can help children and families.

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Autism and females – are we ready?

Key Note Speaker: Dr Joanna Saddington (Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist)

Autism has long been thought to be predominant in males. However, diagnosis in girls increasing. But are we ready? Do we really know what autism in girls looks like? Do we really know how to support girls on the spectrum? This webinar hopes to open up the dialogue about autism in females.

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Clinical Supervision Hub

Key Note Speaker: Dr Zoe Cross

Clinical Supervision is an important component for staff's mental health and professional development. Access to regular clinical supervision will ensure that your staff can reflect on their work and process information that can have an effect on their emotional well-being.

Find out how we can match the needs of your staff with our clinicians to ensure we provide a safe and reflective space.

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Mental health and the curriculum

Key Note Speaker: Anna Bateman (Strategic Wellbeing Lead)

In this session, you will understand the part that the PSHE curriculum plays in your whole-school approach to Mental Health. With the right tools and strategies, you will begin to know how to shape the curriculum to ensure it is contextual and ensures it promotes the well-being of the students in your school.

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Supporting young people with low mood or depression

Key Note Speaker: Dr Asha Patel (Clinical Psychologist and CEO of Innovating Minds)

This session will focus on:
• The continuum of low and depression
• The signs and symptoms of depression
• How to help a child experiencing low mood or depression

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What makes us safe practitioners?

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Is it possible we assume children ‘know’ we are safe, what does safe even mean?

Time out to look at a child’s experience of being with an adult who feels safe, and how we can improve on this. What the needs and benefits are for children now, and in the long term.

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The Designated Mental Health Lead planner - A Guide and Checklist for the school year

Key Note Speaker: Clare Erasmus

By 2025 it is hoped every school in the country would have appointed a DMHL. 'The Designated Mental Health Lead planner' has been designed to get every DMHL started in working out how they can lead strategically and consistently in rolling out a whole school approach to mental health in schools.

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Supporting young people with Anxiety

Key Note Speaker: Dr Asha Patel (Clinical Psychologist and CEO of Innovating Minds)
 
This session will focus on, understanding anxiety, the signs and symptoms of anxiety and how to help a child experiencing anxiety.

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An Introduction to Mental Health

Key Note Speaker: Dr Asha Patel (Clinical Psychologist and CEO of Innovating Minds)

Introduction to mental health for individuals working to support children with careers advice and support. This session will focus on:

- Understanding the mental health continuum.
- Factors that may impact a young person’s mental health.
- The impact mental health can have on engaging in careers advice and guidance.
- Your role,  responsibilities & adhering to safeguarding protocols. 

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Life After Lockdown - Practical Tips for Families and Children

Key Note Speaker: Sue Atkins (Parenting Author and Broadcaster)

Sue Atkins is an internationally recognised Parenting Expert, Broadcaster, Speaker and Author of the Amazon best-selling books “Parenting Made Easy – How to Raise Happy Children’ & ‘Raising Happy Children for Dummies’ one in the famous black and yellow series, as well as the ‘Can Do Kid’s Journal: Discover your Confidence Superpower’ & ‘The Divorce Journal for Kids’

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Developing your Compassion Capacity

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Jane Evans explores the topic of compassion. What is compassion? How can we develop compassion capacity in order to support others?

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Staff Mental Health in Schools

Key Note Speaker: Amy Sayer (Author, Consultant and Teacher)

This webinar covers the need to talk about mental health in schools and identifying signs and symptoms of poor mental health in colleagues.

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Using Language to Build Strong Connections

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Words always matter - Why and how language can build strong connections


 

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Child Criminal & Sexual Exploitation

Key Note Speaker: Nikki Holmes (owner of Safer Together)

Learn about the victim-offender overlap and practical steps that can be taken to prevent exploitation and free children from cycles of abuse. 


 

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Youth Gaming & Gambling Awareness: Harm Prevention

Key Note Speaker: Lucy Gardner (Education Manager, YGAM)

Gaming and gambling amongst young people and the potential harms they face.


 

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Introduction to EduPod & the Mental Health Lead role

Key Note Speaker: Dr Asha Patel (Clinical Psychologist) 


 

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Creating a Mental Health Strategy

Key Note Speaker: Dr Asha Patel (Clinical Psychologist)


 

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Attachment in Educational Settings

Key Note Speakers: Dr Sarah-Jane Knight


 

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Implementing Therapeutic Strategies within Educational Settings

Key Note Speaker: Mary Meredith 


 

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Supporting Staff Mental Health in Educational Settings

This webinar is to support schools with developing strategies to support staffs mental health. 

Key Note Speaker: Annie Poole


 

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How to Improve Your Family's Sleep in Lockdown

This webinar is to support families find out more about sleep, and learn new strategies to sleep better.


 

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Using Emotion Coaching: In Educational Settings

This webinar focused on understanding how emotion coaching can be used within schools to support students with emotional regulation and problem solving. 


 

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The Role of the Mental Health Lead

This webinar focused on understanding the role of the mental health lead and how to engage with the wider teams within the school to implement the whole school approach. Clare also shares her thoughts of the role to cope with COVID-19.  


 

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Gangs & Violence: Supporting Students

This webinar focused on understanding the context of working with children and families that are at risk of violence. Robin highlighted the research and spoke about how schools can support these children. 


 

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Domestic Abuse & The Impact on Children: What Can Schools Do?

This webinar is focused on the impact of domestic abuse on children. Hear from a trauma expert Jane Evans about the impact it can have and what schools can do to support these children. 


 

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What is a Whole School Approach?

What is a Whole School Approach?

This webinar focused on understanding what the whole school approach to mental health is and the challenges associated with implementing the approach. 


 

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in the Education Sector

This webinar focused on understanding where we are and how mental health leads can ensure their schools are ready and motivated to creating mentally healthy environments.