Here staff can find a variety of training opportunities, workshops and conferences.
These opportunities will provide staff with knowledge and skills that will enable them to promote and support the emotional wellbeing and resilience of the young people they are working with. As well as their own emotional health and wellbeing and that of staff teams.
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Psychological First Aid: Supporting Children and Young People
Future Learn are offering Psychological First Aid training to support children and young people’s mental health during emergencies and crisis situations.
Place2Be Mental Health Champions Foundation Programme
This online children’s mental health training course enhances professionals’ understanding of children’s mental health and introduces approaches that foster positive wellbeing in schools and communities.
Zero Suicide Alliance Training
The Zero Suicide Alliance provide a range of awareness training options, which support to develop a better understanding of the signs to look out for and the skills required to approach someone who is struggling, whether that be through social isolation or suicidal thoughts.
Resilience Conversation training
Staff and volunteers are invited to attend free virtual training to discover a tried-and-tested tool to support conversations with young people.
Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Highly regarded in the UK, this two-day course will build knowledge and skills after which you will receive a Youth Mental Health First Aid Certificate. For further details and to book a course visit the Kent Safeguarding Children’s Multi- Agency Partnership Website via this link.
Wellbeing Toolkit for Parents and Carers Webinar Series
HeadStart Kent are pleased to offer you free access to The Education People’s Wellbeing Toolkit for Parents and Carers webinar series for families you or your colleagues may be working with.
Kooth workshops for staff
Kooth are offering free workshops for staff on the site, including a site tour and Q&A.
An Introduction to Resilience and Trauma training
Are you interested in how resilience and trauma can affect young people’s development?
Eating Disorder and Self-Harm Online Training Opportunities
Mid-Kent Mind are offering a free three-hour training session on eating disorders and self-harm including recognising the signs and causes and myth busting.
Free Mental Health Awareness and Autism courses from the Aim Group
Suitable for staff and parents/carers, free courses available include Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health and Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties.
Free training from the Kent Safeguarding Children Multi-Agency Partnership
A variety of e-learning is available for free for staff in Kent and Medway, including, Child Sexual Exploitation, Domestic Abuse and Loss and Bereavement.
Training opportunities from The Education People
A variety of professional development and training for staff who work with children and young people.