Tag: mental health

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Schools struggle to get pupils seen by qualified mental health professionals because training for counsellors focuses too much on treating adults, warns the head of a children’s mental...
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School leaders appreciate the government’s new mental health strategy, but without sufficient cash, says Sarah Hannafin, it won’t work School leaders are reporting a serious – and growing...
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Mental health support has been more accessible since the introduction of single points of access in the past few years. But we still need to do more to...
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There are certain kinds of distress that can be managed by a school before a child is referred to a mental health service, explains Peter Fuggle Distress is...
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A recent green paper suggests a new role in schools to manage mental health– the designated senior lead. Dai Durbridge considers how it might all work Mental health...
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School staff should all be trained to deal with emotional trauma among children in care, according to an expert. New rules that require schools to appoint a specific...
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Schools must appoint and train a member of staff to spot the mental health needs of pupils who have been in the care system, according to new statutory...
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Amid the retention crisis and ever-increasing levels of teacher stress, it has never been more important to look after staff wellbeing. Sonia Mainstone-Cotton has some suggestions Staff wellbeing...
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The government’s proposals for additional mental health support for school pupils are to be scrutinised in an inquiry by MPs. The parliamentary education and health committees will hold...
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The majority of primary and secondary schools offer counselling to support children’s mental wellbeing, but school leaders lack the time to properly vet the services they commission. A...
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A government green paper on children and young people’s mental health, tackling internet safety and the impact of social media, will be published before Christmas. In a response...