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Behind the Behaviour

TRAINING/EVENTS

Meeting the SEMH needs of children with SEND

15th November 2023 | 09:30 - 13:00 | online | Half day | MS Teams

Course description

This training provides awareness of the common mental health problems experienced by children and young people and how to spot specific signs of poor mental health amongst children and young adults with SEND. Resources, tools and interventions that are accessible for young people with SEND will be provided to help you to provide effective support.


Learning outcomes:

  • Develop knowledge and awareness of the key mental health problems that impact children with SEND
  • Identify the key signs and symptoms of poor mental health
  • Supporting children with poor social, emotional and mental health including effective methods of communication and support.


Cost

This course is FREE of charge to Manchester schools who have completed the current Health Check. For schools outside of Manchester please contact healthyschools@mft.nhs for fees.

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Emma Pilling

Emma has worked within a range of education settings for over 10 years and has a strong background teaching in Specialist and SEMH provisions across Primary, Secondary and Post-16. Emma has held a number of roles within her teaching career which includes; Teacher, Key Stage 2 Lead, Literacy Co-ordinator, PE Co-ordinator, Relational Practice Co-ordinator, Behaviour and Inclusion Lead and Wellbeing Curriculum Lead. Emma is a qualified Emotional Coach Practitioner, Mental Health First Aider and recently gained a SEND Diploma. Emma is extremely passionate about using her skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to supporting all Manchester Schools with their whole-school approach to supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing. Outside of work, Emma plays football, likes to attend the gym and her favourite thing of all is spending time with her little boy.


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