'Mental Health in Children and Young People: A Whole School Approach'

Teenage mental health charity Stem4 is holding its next conference in Wandsworth

stem4, the award winning teenage mental health charity is hosting an education professionals conference with talks presented by experts in the field (speaker details to be confirmed soon) at Putney Ark Academy in June.

Topics covered will include:
- An overview of mental health issues affecting children and young people
- Discussion of the new government proposal ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision’
-Teaching mental health topics in school - content, sensitivities, relevance
- Effective strategies that help build student well-being and those presenting with mental health issues in a classroom setting
- Sharing examples of best practice of mental health initiatives in schools
- What comprises an effective mental health intervention team in schools?
- Supporting teacher mental health

Teenage Mental Health Parent Conference
‘Mental Health in Children and Young People: A Whole School Approach’
stem4 Education Professionals Conference 2018 is for teachers, school leaders, SENCOs, school counsellors, school nurses, trainee teachers, teaching assistants, governors and other related education professionals.

Date: 28th June 2018
Time: 4.30 p.m. registration for a prompt 5 p.m. start. Conference ends 9 p.m.
Venue: Ark Putney Academy, Pullman Gardens, London SW15 3DG

Cost: The conference is free to attend as it is supported by a donation from the Wimbledon Foundation Community Fund. However, stem4 requests a contribution of £3.50 for a hot meal
To book: To book, please visit eventbrite stem4

stem4 is a Wimbledon based, award winning charity that supports teenage mental health through mental health promotion, provides evidence based mental health education, builds resilience, enhances motivation to change and signposts to early intervention. stem4 focuses on commonly occurring mental health issues in teenagers including eating disorders, anxiety, depression, self-harm and addiction. stem4 works with students, parents and teachers in secondary schools as well as health

The award-winning stem4 Calm Harm app helps teenagers manage the urge to self-harm and has currently over half a million downloads across the world. It is included in the NHS Apps library. Calm Harm has won several awards and been featured in the London Design Museum. For information please visit stem4.org.uk

April 10, 2018