Is mental health provision a concern in your school?
Are you looking to develop a whole school approach to mental health issues?
Do you need targeted, evidence-informed strategies?
This book emphasises the importance of creating a whole school culture which promotes a positive attitude towards mental health. Suitable for both primary and secondary school teachers and leaders, it provides you with concise, practical guidance to help improve your existing mental health provision, all backed by the latest research.
Jonathan Glazzard is Head of Academic Development at Leeds Trinity University. In this role he is responsible for the implementation of the learning, teaching and assessment strategy across all courses. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2015 for having demonstrated an outstanding contribution to learning and teaching in higher education. Prior to undertaking his current role Jonathan was Head of Primary Initial Teacher Training courses at the University of Huddersfield. He is a qualified teacher and taught in primary schools before moving into higher education. Rachel Bostwick is the Multi Academic Trust Operational Consultant at the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools, which exists to strengthen the mental health of the next generation by supporting schools to make a positive change at all levels.
Introduction What is mental health? Promoting a whole school approach to positive mental health Targeted interventions Working in partnership with professional service teams Working in partnership with parents / carers Working in partnership with Children and Young People Managing referrals