Governor Training - Mental Health in Schools- Session 2 of 3

  • Governors who attended the previous REAL TRUST training session on Mental Health in July 2021 should note that Session 1 is a repeat of that session and therefore do not need to attend. Sessions 2 and 3 will build on the knowledge gained from session 1.

Session 1 - 21.10.21

Mental Health Awareness Raising This introductory session will explore Mental Health and Mental Ill Health, explain the government expectations on schools in terms of mental health provision, and explore some of the issues facing schools.  It will equip governors with essential knowledge on this developing area of school responsibility and management.

NOTE: Governor who attended the previous REAL TRUST training session on Mental Health in July 2021 should note that this is a repeat of that session and therefore need not attend. Governors are  however, very welcome to join Sessions 2 and 3 which build on this awareness-raising session.


Session 2 - 12.01.22

This session will build on skills and knowledge acquired in Session 1 .  It will  investigate some pre-conceptions and myths associated with mental health, explore issues associated with stigma and discrimination,  as well as examine the language we use. The session will also look  at some specific mental health conditions such as Anxiety, Depression and Suicide.


Session 3 - 18.05.22

This final session in the trilogy will deal with  Self-harm, eating disorders and Psychosis.  It will explore how schools can identify, and subsequently assist children and young people with mental health issues,  as well as develop resilience and aid recovery.

  • Facilitator
  • Venue & Travel Information

Jackie Lloyd, External Consultant, SENse

Jackie Lloyd is a leading educational professional in the field of Special Educational Needs and Disability with over thirty years of experience in mainstream state schools across the North West of England. Her role within the School Improvement Service of a local NW authority, as SEN Advisor and Inclusion Development manager, enabled her to share her SEND expertise with hundreds of inner city primary and secondary schools. For the past three years Jackie has been an independent advisor offering bespoke consultancy, advice and training as well as parental advocacy.

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