It’s been a while since I sent you an update with resources etc. I promise I’ve not been resting on my laurels! I hope you find the resources below useful and if there are specific areas you’d like more support or resources for don’t hesitate to be in touch.
Free Book – Listening Skills
Opt in is open to receive a free copy of Nick Luxmoore’s ‘Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff via the CWMT book club. Register your details here by 31st December to be sent your free copy in January.
Comprehensive as ever and now including key stage 5, this forms a great starting point when curriculum planning.
This monthly eBulletin aims to provide high quality, up-to-date information on children’s psychological and emotional wellbeing and mental health. It’s always worth a read. We picked out the most relevant bits for you.
Has our culture of academic achievement at all costs begun to infect even the extra-curricular and hobby pursuits of our young people? In this article written by Pooky for Sec Ed underlines the importance of doing things ‘just for fun’. You can find Pooky’s other regular articles for Sec Ed here.
The Values-Based Child and Adolescent Mental Health System Commission’s report, ‘What really matters in children and young people’s mental health’ puts the role of schools at the heart of improving mental health services for children and young people.
This is a fantastic collection of eLearning modules developed by parents in collaboration with clinicians in order to support the families of young people with mental health issues. A great resource to recommend to families who want to learn more about their child’s condition.
Online Learning Sessions
At 6pm this evening we’ll be exploring how to support vulnerable students in preparing for school holidays.
You can register for tonight’s session and all future sessions here. Registrants will be reminded about upcoming sessions and alerted when recordings go live.
For each session listed below you can access the full recording and editable PowerPoint. You are welcome to use, distribute, host or share these as you see appropriate.
I hope you found this useful!
Not long until the end of term. I hope you have some ‘me time’ planned…
P.S. If friends or colleagues would like to receive these updates, they can register here.
Dr Pooky Knightsmith
Director: Children Young People & Schools Programme, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust
Vice Chair: Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition
PA – Izzi Dent – firstname.lastname@example.org – 01635 869754