Series 2: Whole School Approach to Mental Health

Sign up to the webinars to help you implement a whole school approach to mental health. EduPod users can sign up in advance & access the recordings. 


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What is Childhood Trauma if not ACEs?

What is Childhood Trauma if not ACEs?

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Date: Thursday 22nd April 2021 @ 4pm via Zoom.

During this webinar we will explore how all trauma in childhood is the individual child’s experience based on multiple variables such as the access they have to one safe, soothing adult. An opportunity to take a breath and reset the possibility for improving outcomes for children.


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Intro to eating disorders

An Introduction to Eating Disorders

Key Note Speaker: Dr Emma Clarkson (Clinical Psychologist)

Date: Thursday 29th April 2021 @ 4pm via Zoom (Please note the webinar is Pre-Recorded)

Eating disorders are estimated to affect 6% of the UK population. However, rates of referrals into specialist eating disorder services have increased significantly during the coronavirus pandemic, with eating disorder charities reporting a 73% increase in demand for their support. This webinar will provide an overview of different eating disorder presentations, how to identify a possible eating disorder in a young person, and what you can do to help.


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self regulation webinar (2)

Is the aim co-regulation or self-regulation?

Date: Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 4pm via Zoom 

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

An exploration of what is meant by co-regulation and whether there is too much emphasis on it being done in order to teach a child to self-regulate.

Are there links to beliefs around a child having increased resilience from receiving co-regulation? An opportunity to pause and put regulation under the microscope in order to better fulfil children’s needs.


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adapting procedures webinar

Adapting procedures and processes to support separated families

Date: Tuesday 25th May 2021 @ 4pm via Zoom 

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

In 2020, there were 2.4 million separated families in Great Britain including 3.6 million children in separated families

Find out how schools can adapt procedures to ensure they are taking into consideration the needs of separated families. 


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The Designated Mental Health Lead planner

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

Key Note Speaker: Clare Erasmus

Date: Thursday 3rd June 2021 @ 4pm via Zoom.

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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Safe practitioners webinar

What makes us safe practitioners?

Date: Tuesday 8th June 2021 @ 4pm via Zoom 

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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being with webinar

'Being With' vs 'Doing To' Children

Date: Tuesday 13th July 2021 @ 4pm via Zoom 

Key Note Speaker: Jane Evans (Childhood Trauma Expert)

Life is often full of pressure, especially post pandemic when there are fears children have ‘missed out.’

Time to reflect on how often we ensure we are fully with the children in our care. Why does fully ‘being with’ matter especially for children’s mental health and safeguarding?

What can we all do to enhance the children’s experience of feeling they are fully seen, heard and held?


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