DFE - Senior Mental Health Leads Training
Date: 10 Sep 2021
Senior Mental Health Leads Training
These courses are available to schools in the CCG area of Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire.
B&NES, Swindon and Wiltshire Councils provide this course, that has been assessed as meeting the required quality criteria to deliver the DfE grant funded senior mental health lead training for schools and colleges.
Further details, including booking links will be available later this month (September 2021).
The Department for Education (DfE) is offering every school or college in England a grant for training to help the lead develop or introduce a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing.
Taking a coordinated and evidence-informed approach to mental health and wellbeing in schools and colleges leads to improved pupil and student emotional health and wellbeing which can help readiness to learn.
The grant is a contribution to the cost of training and the hiring of supply staff whilst leads are engaged in learning.
This is part of a range of government funded mental health support for schools and colleges that also includes:
- Wellbeing for education recovery
- Relationships, health and sex education (RHSE) training module
- Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs)
- Psychological first aid training.