Four 60/90-minute webinars | Presentation + Q&A | Live on Microsoft Teams
This well-being webinar series will focus on student / pupil mental health and cover the important topics of self-harm, eating disorders and substance abuse - the signs and how to react in the first instance.
Each webinar will include strategies to help spot the signs and guidance on what to do to help students with articulating and regulating their own situations and emotions.
Suitable for classroom practitioners, Teaching Assistants and pastoral leaders.
Webinar 1 | Eating Disorders | The signs and how to react in the first instance | Jenny Langley
Tuesday 26 January 2021 | 1530 – 1700
Webinar 2 | Self-Harm | The signs and how to react in the first instance | Jenny Langley
Tuesday 16 March 2021 | 1530 – 1700
Webinar 3 | Substance use and Risky Behaviours | Ian Macdonald
Monday 10 May 2021 | 1530 – 1700
Webinar 4 | The teen brain matters : A workshop for teachers | Jo Billington
TBC (Summer Term) two x 90 minute sessions
Per webinar | SWTSA Free | TSSW £20 | Other Colleagues £25
All four webinars (*four for the price of three*) | SWTSA Free | TSSW £60 | Other Colleagues £75
Jo is a Doctoral Researcher at the University of Reading and an Affiliate Lecturer in SEND and Inclusion in the School of Education at Oxford Brookes University.
Her teaching and research centres on the lived experiences of students in mainstream schools with a specific focus on well-being. In addition to her academic work, Jo is a mental health trainer for the Charlie Waller Trust, where she works directly with school staff, parent-carers and students to promote good mental health in learners with and without SEND.
Jenny is a Chartered Accountant, an author and a mental health expert, as well as a mum with six children age between 16 and 30 and loves the challenges and chaos that they bring into her busy home. When it all gets too much she goes running.
When her eldest son recovered from anorexia over ten years ago Jenny left her City job behind and has since focused her attention on raising awareness of mental health and emotional resilience of young people.
She has a special interest in prevention, early intervention and crisis management in the school environment, which she follows through her involvement with the Charlie Waller Trust.
Ian has held various roles in public health including Healthy Schools, You’re Welcome, substance misuse services and HeadStart. He teaches on young people’s health, including devising CPD programmes on mental health, substance use and relationship and sexuality education, as well as currently teaching for the Open University.
This event is organised by SWTSA.