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Webinars & Onsite Talks
For Staff

Give staff the skills and confidence to support pupil mental health and wellbeing

Our Webinars and Talks for staff cover a range of topics. Sessions are live and interactive, with a Q&A for maximum involvement and engagement.
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Online & Onsite Talks for Staff

Changing the Culture of Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

This Talk encourages participants to explore their personal biases and behaviours in relation to this issue, and consider how these might give implicit permission for perpetrators of GBV to continue. We explore what schools can do to challenge the spectrum of behaviour which constitutes GBV, how to support those who are victims and create environments which encourage respect and healthy relationships.

Mental Health Best Practice

Gives staff a good understanding of mental health to help them detect the signs of mental ill health as early as possible. This talk looks at the latest research around mental health in adolescence and explores best practice. The talk reflects upon factors affecting teenage mental health, signs of mental distress, intervention strategies and preventative measures.

Why Every Teenager Needs a Parrot

Looks at adolescent development and its impact on risk taking. the impact of peer pressure, when faced with choices about alcohol, drugs, relationships, pornography and online activity. Help teenagers manage the increased responsibility that comes with the increased freedom of adolescence, and the tools to protect themselves and their reputations.  The talk is based on Alicia’s book.

Trauma in the Classroom

Learn how trauma, Adverse Childhood Events (ACE’s) and Attachment Theory show up in classrooms as unhelpful behaviour or mental health conditions, and learn what we can do to create environments which allow these pupils to feel safe and to thrive.

Creating Cultures of Success

This talk looks at nature and nurture, the relative age effect, the law of attraction and strokes theory, explaining how to help teenagers to excel in all aspects of school life. It also explores the qualities that will be essential for the job markets of the future, with strategies on how to create environments that nurture the personal attributes required to underpin these qualities.

Managing Worry, Stress & Anxiety

This talk explores good stress, bad stress and what we can do to help pupils manage stress and anxiety in healthy ways.  It gives staff an understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and the neuroscience of emotions along with practical strategies for managing negative thoughts and anxious feelings.

Staying Calm When Buttons Are Pushed

Understand the unconscious mind and how it drives behaviour. This talk explores aspects of Transactional Analysis to explain internal and external dialogue and Mindfulness which give us tools to manage strong emotion. It gives strategies to avoid manipulative game playing and achieve positive outcomes from difficult interactions with others.

Building Resilience in Young People

Foster resilience in young people so that they can bounce back from adversity and meet life’s challenges robustly. By encouraging self esteem, self efficacy, self awareness and self management we give them confidence in their capabilities, judgement and resources and help them to become independent and courageous individuals.

Personal Biases Explored

Our personal biases are often unknown to us, but they will have an impact on how we treat others.  This talk aims to raise awareness of unconscious biases and challenge belief systems so that we can ensure an equal playing field for all pupils.

Mindsets Explained

Understand the different mindsets, how they develop, the effect of mindset on potential and what we can do to change fixed mindsets to growth mindsets.

Managing Stress For Teachers

This talk is designed to give staff a clear understanding of stress, and the red flags signalling potential burnout.  It encourages reflection on their current coping strategies and explores the coping strategies which underpin resilience and wellbeing.

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