Certificate in the Role of the Senior Mental Health Lead for International and Independent Schools

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Anna Bateman Mental health expert and former DfE adviser
Course 2hr 10min 12 modules

This course provides senior mental health leads with a clear understanding of their role and supports them to develop a clear vision and strategic plan which effects change, helps enhance pupil outcomes and delivers greater emotional and physical wellbeing for all stakeholders.

CPD Certified

Senior mental health leads working in independent or international schools should have the knowledge, practical skills and tools to be able to plan for and effect positive whole school or college change. They are pivotal in supporting schools to implement and sustain an effective whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing.

Delivered by Anna Bateman, mental health and wellbeing expert, this Essential CPD course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to develop a clear vision and strategic plan which helps to enhance pupil outcomes and deliver greater emotional and physical wellbeing for all stakeholders.

Please note: The course consists of learning through video, task completion and further reading/research. Please consider this when planning and allocating your time. To successfully understand and achieve the objectives from the course, learners are expected to engage in all aspects of the learning process and complete all relevant activities to ensure they can successfully apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in their own setting.

Designed in line with the following policies

  • Promoting children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing 2021
  • Learning outcomes for senior mental health leads in schools and colleges 2021
  • Mental health and behaviour in schools 2018
  • Equalities Act 2010

Important note for non-UK learners: Although this course reflects best practice principles and might be useful for learners outside the UK, please note that it is based solely on UK guidance and legislation. Please make sure you also adhere to relevant legislation applicable in your own country.