Here staff can find a variety of training opportunities, workshops and conferences.
The opportunities available will provide staff with the knowledge and skills to be able to promote and support emotional wellbeing and resilience with young people they are working with, and support the emotional health and wellbeing of staff themselves.
Resilience Conversation Training for Community Organisations
Staff and volunteers from community organisations are invited to attend free virtual training to discover a tried-and-tested tool to support conversations with young people.
Community Resilience Toolkit Workshops for Community Organisations
Staff and volunteers from community organisations are invited to attend two free virtual workshops to support them in working through the Community Resilience Toolkit.
An Introduction to Resilience and Trauma for Community Organisations
Are you interested in how resilience and trauma can affect young people’s development?
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.
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.
What teens need to know about sleep and how to teach them
During this one-hour recording, Lisa Artis and Vicki Dawson from The Sleep Charity will lead the discussion about teenagers and sleep.
Youth Mental Health First Aid online training opportunities
Mid-Kent Mind are offering a variety of YMHFA online training free for staff in Kent.
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.
Mental Health Awareness online training opportunities
Mid-Kent Mind are offering free virtual Mental Health Awareness courses to staff in Kent and Medway.
Zero Suicide Alliance training
The Zero Suicide Alliance provide a range of awareness training options, which provide 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.
Loss & Bereavement: leading a whole school approach that is supportive and sensitive
During this one hour webinar, Amanda Seyderhelm, author of ‘helping children cope with loss and change’ will help you to begin to explore your school’s story when it comes to loss and bereavement.
Free child mental health and wellbeing training for school staff
Fegans are providing school staff with free virtual training, including topics such as attachment, trauma, and offering plenty of practical advice for teachers.
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.
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.