Mental health difficulties can affect learning and social interactions, both of which are critical to a student’s success. It is estimated that three students in every classroom have a diagnosable mental health issue.
Immensely added to my knowledge and understanding of the topic and provided me with an array of resources to share with school staff.
I am more confident in working with others because of the knowledge gained in the course.
Special Education Teacher
Our Supporting Student Wellbeing and Mental Health course is perfect for those who work in schools and specialist settings, such as teachers, learning and support teachers, teaching assistants and school leaders. The target age range is 4-18 years, although the course may also benefit education professionals in pre-school and kindergarten settings.
Participants’ pre and post-course evaluations demonstrate significantly increased confidence in identifying, assessing and supporting learners with mental health.
As of December 2019
This course looks at the potential impact that mental health difficulties can have on student outcomes and shows how to create mentally healthy schools where students can thrive.
Thank you thank you thank you. I am excited by the possibilities this course offers in supporting students and schools to further enhance the understanding of mental health in young people.
This course aims to develop knowledge and understanding of mental health difficulties, their potential impact on student outcomes, and provide a range of approaches to support wellbeing and mental health in schools.
This course explores the kinds of issues that students may face, and looks at different perspectives, possible causes of mental stress and practical approaches that schools can adopt to better identify and support their needs.
On successful completion of the course, participants will be able to: