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Mental Health and Wellbeing

TRAINING/EVENTS

Supporting Children and Young People with Anxiety (3)

22nd April 2024 | online | 1pm - 3pm (2 Hours) - Universal | Virtual via Teams

Course description

Anxiety can be a difficult topic to navigate, and we understand the pressures and demands placed upon teaching and pastoral staff to effectively support young people experiencing anxiety.


The training will aim to explore -


·     What is anxiety and what are the different conditions

·     Recognising signs of anxiety disorders in children and young people

·     Strategies to help young people manage stress and anxiety and recognise what level of anxiety is ‘normal’

·     Ways to support children and young people experiencing everyday stresses such as exam pressures

·     Recognising when to bring in specialist help when levels of anxiety need treatment from qualified mental health practitioners

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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