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Racism and the effects on Children and Young People's Mental Health (2)

17th April 2024 | online | 1pm - 3pm (2 Hours) - Universal | Virtual via Teams

Course description

Our incredibly multicultural and diverse society continues to thrive as we evolve and learn with one another. However, racism remains deeply rooted in some aspects of our society and the impact this has upon young people is profound. Racism is a topic that is often confusing as power and politics come into play and can often leave staff underprepared in supporting pupils who face it. 


The training will aim to explore -

·     Defining racism and understanding where it comes from

·     Understanding terminology of race and ethnicity

·     Unpicking institutionalised racism and micro aggressions

·     The impact of racism on young people and their mental health

·     Supporting and protecting young people who face racism

participants

Primary

Secondary

Special

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Zain Iqbal

Zain has over ten years of experience in education, working in a wide variety of settings and roles. He began his career as a Primary school teacher in Nottingham and quickly progressed to KS2 Phase leader. In this role he gained the expertise and skills required to support pupils and professionals in multiple health areas, understanding how a whole school approach to health education was vital to the school's progression. Following this, Zain moved to Manchester and carried on teaching across schools in the city before becoming a member of the Healthy Schools’ team. He has passionately contributed to the Social, Emotional and Mental Health provision and offer available to schools and staff. He has developed training, materials and resources that have now been used in a vast majority of schools in Manchester, as well as other professionals across the city. Zain is an avid collector of records, attends many gigs and musical events and enjoys exploring the numerous bars and restaurants of Manchester. 


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