Recently the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, the Charlie Waller Institute and Reading University joined forces to run a conference about the latest research about mental health in schools. It can be tricky to make academic research feel usable in the classroom, but I think that all of the speakers did a great job of conveying […]
The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust is looking forward to attending this conference, and very pleased that delegates who have heard about the event through us are eligible for a discount. Email us to get the code! Tickets can be purchased here. The International Positive Education Network (IPEN), The University of Buckingham and #iwill are bringing together […]
Stronger Minds and Leeds Beckett University are collaborating for their first conference on mental health in schools. See the event flyer below and visit the website for information and booking. Find out about other events on youth mental health here.
SCOTTISH EATING DISORDERS INTEREST GROUP (SCIO) CARERS’ CONFERENCE 2017 Saturday 4th March 2017 The Eric Liddell Centre, 15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DP 9.30am-4pm Book Now For other events about youth mental health, click here.
On Tuesday 7th February, Pooky will be speaking at Hays Education’s breakfast seminar on “Promoting Emotional Well-Being in Children and Implementing Whole School Approaches” Pooky will share practical ideas to enable you to make a tangible difference to the wellbeing of both your students and staff. You’ll explore how to develop and implement effective and relevant […]
26th January 2017 was Young Carers Awareness Day, a national day of recognition for the UK’s 700,000 young carers. Young Carers Awareness Day on 26th January was a brilliant day, but young carers need support all year round. Carers Trust launched Young Carers Awareness Day (or YCAD) 2017 to be a day where everyone recognises the challenges that […]
Dr Pooky Knightsmith interviews two teaching assistants who’ve just participated in a two-hour introduction to story massage and positive touch techniques. They talk about how they would use these techniques in back at work – they work in a PRU (pupil referral unit) and were bursting with good ideas. The course was delivered as part […]
We’ve had a great response to our free ‘Measuring and Monitoring Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing’ workshops for school workers which take place in the following locations: Birmingham, Thursday 9th February, 4-6pm Bristol, Thursday 16th February, 4-6pm Leicester, Wednesday 28th February, 4-6pm Manchester, Tuesday 7th February, 4-6pm Newcastle, Wednesday 1st March, 4-6pm Nottingham, Tuesday […]
Pooky and Waller Trainer Gemma Fieldsend are speaking at a free event for parents and carers at Priestnall School in Stockport on Monday 23rd January. Book your space here. The focus of the event will be Autism and Mental Health, with a wide range of workshops delivered by parents/carers, specialists, academics and practitioners to choose […]
The Anna Freud Learning Network is offering free training to CAMHS and in-patient teams to support shared decision making. The training will be delivered by Kate Martin and Duncan Law. For more events, click here. For free training and resources from The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, click here.