Hope Networking 2018-2019
Wave Four for 2019-2020 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
- Share ideas/resources
- Discuss 'stuck' cases
- Cast studies
- Reflective practice/peer supervision
Stafford Group Venue: Barnfields Primary School: ST17 4RD. All at 0915-1130 Mon 2 December, Mon 2 March and Mon 8th June
Cannock Group: Cannock Chase High School WS11 1JT All at 13.00-15.30. Mon 2 December, Mon 2 March and Mon 8th June
Burton/Uttoxeter: 2 groups. One in morning and one in afternoon: 09.15-1130 and 13.00-15.30. At The Corner, Elim Church, Moor Street, Burton on Trent, DE14 3SU (Park in church car park opposite)
Tuesday 3 December, Tuesday 3 March and Tuesday 9 June
All at 09:30-11:130 at Moorgate Primary school, Tamworth B79 (park on the road). Thursday 5th Dec, Thursday 5th March and Thursday 11 June
Therapeutic Storytelling by Jacqui Shankly 20 Sept 2019
Mental Health Lead Training
Mental Health Training for school staff in South Staffordshire responsible for developing the school’s approach to mental health
New training planned for 2019:
12, 26 Sept and 10, 24 October
***Please note this is only available for schools in South Staffordshire. For schools within the locality of a South Staffordshire CCG this training is SUBSIDISED***.
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
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.
Day Three Handouts
Day Three of Staffordshire HOPE training 2018
Please print off the handout for the day. There are many resources to choose from for the whole school audit (afternoon). You may print off if you think it is useful or look through them online if you bring your tablet/laptop
2. You will need the whole paperwork pack from day one
5. Endings: Are we there yet?
AFTERNOON: Whole school wellbeing
and Mental Health: Reducing barriers A Resource for Schools by Derbyshire county Council
7. Anna Freud Supporting
mental health and wellbeing in schools
9. Entrust (Staffordshire) Whole School MH audit. This audit has been designed to support schools to identify their strengths and challenges in relation to Mental Health. A best fit approach should be taken when deciding where your school fits the criteria.
10. A letter to Self: supporting information to help students through transition
11. Pupil audit
12. Staff audit: Can your school do better?
HOPE Day Two: Self Harm & Suicide 2019
Activities: Letter from Sally
STORM worksheets for self harm and suicide
Excellent webinar and resources by Dr Pooky Knightsmith, here
- Support individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of life
- Support and provide information for family and carers of individuals who self harm
- Raise awareness of the needs of people who self harm, dispel myths and combat discrimination
- Empower and enable those that self harm to seek alternatives to self harm and further help where appropriate
Young Minds The voice for young people's mental health and wellbeing. YoungMinds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people
Help in a crisis: Shout
Self Harm Alliance Survivor-led organisation supporting anyone affected by self-harm. Services include: resources and information for self-harmers, family and friends, and professionals; survivors’ stories; a help line; research into self-harm
Self Harm selfharmUK is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about self harm
Self Harm Help - Harmless
Papyrus: Prevention of Youth suicide
HOPE: Mental Health Lead Training Day One 2019-2020 handouts
Print the following handouts for day one:
Good vs Poor MH body outline: download
Revised Children's Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS) and Scoring programmes Download a child or a parent scoring sheet. CYP IAPT Tools for all outcome measures via CORC
Evaluating MH in school LOGIC model What does your school want to develop or improve on next year? Try to complete prior to day one September 2018
Rugeley venue Training and networking dates 2019-2020
STONE training dates click here
5P's formulation click here
Child RCADS click here
Parent RCADS click here
ACE's questionnaire click here
Complete paperwork set click here
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.