Hope Networking 2018-2019

Wave Three of the HoPE Project in South Staffordshire / MH in Schools would like to invite you to the termly networking sessions. 

Free for school professionals to attend


  1. CPD
  2. Share ideas/resources
  3. Discuss 'stuck' cases
  4. Reflective practice/peer supervision


Tues 4th December at Rugeley Community Ctr. all day.  This will focus on develoing parent/carer support.  Presenter: Wendy Minnett from Roller Coaster Group

Parent workshop Agenda

Developing parent support Flier


Dec 4th as above. Mon 4th March and Mon 03 June 2019  09:15-11:30. Venue to be confirmed.


Dec 4th as above. Mon 4th March and Mon 03 June 2019 at 13:00-15:30 at Cannock Chase High School, Hednesford Rd,  Cannock WS11 1JT

Burton/Uttoxeter:   2 groups. One in morning and one in afternoon.

Dec 4th as above.

MORNING: Tues 5th March and Tues 4th June 2019 0915-1130 at deFerrers Trent Site, St. Mary's Drive, Burton DE13 0LL

 AFTERNOON: Tues 5th March and Tues 4th June 2019, at 13:00-15:30 at Abbot Beyne High School, Linnell Bldg, Osborne St, Burton-on-Trent DE15 0JL


Dec 4th as above.

Thurs 7th March and 6th June 2019 at 09:15-11:15 at Nether Stowe High School, St. Chads Rd, Lichfield WS13 7NB



Mental Health Lead Training

Mental Health Training for school staff in South Staffordshire responsible for developing the school’s approach to mental health


***Please note this is only available for schools in South Staffordshire.  For schools within the locality of a South Staffordshire CCG this training is FREE***

Relevant reading before signing on:

1. Service Level Agreement  SLA Click here

2. Information for schools and training content Click here




"Mental health problems rife among teenagers but teachers lack skills to help" says Guardian

FREE training for school staff in South Staffordshire that provides skills on helping teenagers' mental health

"MPs were warned that schools had only a “patchy” ability to pick up and prevent mental health problems in pupils."  -

Presumably because teachers' are pulled in many directions with competing demands on limited time?

If you are a teacher or school in South Staffordshire interested in gaining the skills  and knowledge of what to look for and what to do, consider the Hope Project for training and ongoing CPD.  FREE

Rugeley Community Centre

Venue for child & adolescent training  at: Rugeley Community Centre, WS15 2HX

The road entrance to the Centre is from Burnthill Lane and the postcode is WS15 2HX. From the Globe island drive onto Sandy Lane and immediately turn right into Burnthill Lane. The entrance to the Community Centre is the first opening on your right opposite number 2 Burnthill Lane.

Refreshments are provided but please bring your own lunch.  Alternatively, the high street is close-by.  The venue is a large hall so bring layers to ensure personal comfort.