Promoting mental health and emotional wellbeing through PSHE education (primary, key stage 1 & 2), Sheffield, 16 March 2017

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16 Mar 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Jurys Inn Sheffield
Jurys Inn Sheffield, 119 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QW
Guidance on teaching about mental health and emotional wellbeing as part of a PSHE education curriculum
Target audience:
Primary PSHE coordinators

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This new course for primary PSHE coordinators supports teachers to effectively and safely address mental health and emotional wellbeing within PSHE education.

Colleagues from secondary schools may wish to attend the promoting mental health and emotional wellbeing through PSHE education CPD (secondary, key stage 3&4) on the 06/03/2017 instead.

Teaching about mental health and emotional wellbeing as part of a developmental PSHE education curriculum can play a vital role in safeguarding pupil. It also promotes pupils’ wellbeing through the development of healthy coping strategies and an understanding of their own emotions as well as those of other people. 

This one-day workshop for primary PSHE coordinators will support you in developing the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to teach this crucial but challenging aspect of the PSHE education curriculum safely and effectively.  You will also receive a USB stick full of useful materials and resources.

Attending this workshop will enable you to:

  • Understand the role of PSHE education within a whole school approach to promoting mental and emotional wellbeing
  • Increase your confidence in teaching about and promoting mental health and emotional wellbeing within PSHE education
  • Develop and deliver age and stage appropriate lessons on a range of mental health issues such as managing strong feelings and stress
  • Develop skills and strategies for keeping vulnerable pupils safe
  • Explore a range of resources and activities you could use at school including DfE approved lesson plans

100% of delegates who attended this course in 2016 thought it was either excellent or very good.

Previous delegates told us that:

  • “The leader was very knowledgeable and was able to answer the questions with helpful answers”
  • “I felt ‘lost’ at how to take on present mental health to staff in my school but now feel a lot more informed as to where to start and go”
  • “Speaker had a passion and hence vast knowledge of subject”

Course costs

You need to be a PSHE Association member to book on this training:

  • Existing members can log in and book this course for £245. If you are booking on behalf of an existing member and don’t have their login details you can still book by calling us on 020 7922 7950 instead.
  • Non-members can simply sign up for membership (£100 for organisational; £35 for individuals) and the event at the same time using our short form.

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