Developing Trauma and Mental Health-Informed Schools & Communities in Ireland; Wed, March 24, 2021 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Online
About this Event
This training is designed to support whole school implementation of trauma informed and mentally healthy practices into schools and organisations in an Irish context. The session will ensure that delegates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to optimise the wellbeing of both adults and pupils in their school and support this crucial cultural change.
This training is supported by over 1000 evidence-based research studies, is designed to empower school staff to understand the needs of all children and teenagers, including those who have suffered a trauma or have a mental health issue. Delegates will also learn what happens in Trauma and Mental Health Informed schools in terms of key relational approaches and interventions to positively impact the whole school culture.
This event is suitable for principals, teachers, special needs assistants and all professionals working to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in Irish schools and communities.
Hosts: Christine Davies, Head of Training, TISUK East, Annie Chappell, Therapeutic Counsellor & TISUK trainer & Siobhan Garrett, Therapeutic Education Consultant & TISUK Trainer.
Overview of Course Content
• The neuroscience and psychology of child and adolescent mental health and mental ill-health: what all staff need to know
• Model One: ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) study and Protective Factors in schools that change children’s lives.
• Model Two: Professor Jaak Panksepp’s model of mental health, mental ill-health and theory of change
• Model Three: PROTECT/RELATE/REGULATE/ REFLECT and how this informs school policy, procedures and school culture and ethos
• The role of emotionally available adults in schools: Benefit to staff and students
• ‘I wish my teacher knew’ They want to tell us. Are we ready to hear?
• Key skills in responding to and understanding challenging and/or trauma triggered behaviour.
Ticket Cost €27.55