for better mental health

Students and mental health

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Course outline

Aim: Learn to offer effective support to students in mental or emotional distress.

Who's it for? Teaching and support staff who would like to gain a better understanding of mental health issues.

What's covered?

  • Promoting emotional wellbeing for all students
  • Developing provision for students' mental health needs, maintaining and promoting mental health and well- being the 'whole college/school' approach
  • Supportive approaches and making adjustments, encouraging declaration and discussing learners' needs
  • Identifying and responding to students' concerns
  • Responding positively to challenging situations and communicating concerns effectively
  • Stigma and discrimination, a whole school/college approach
  • Enabling self-declaration, information sharing and confidentiality
  • Roles and boundaries

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