Please follow the links below to find out further information about the Trailblazer project and how we are supporting you during this time.
2-3 session 1 hr workshops, aimed at supporting Year 6 children. The overall aim is in normalising children’s anxieties and developing coping strategies related to change. Virtual delivery to whole class groups by therapists with the option of delivery by facilitation and co-facilitation of teaching staff.
1 hr Wellbeing Workshop developed in collaboration with primary school teaching staff with the aim of supporting general anxieties primary school age children may be experiencing, with a particular focus on anxieties as a result of Covid-19. Delivered by therapists and with the option of co-facilitation or facilitation with key teaching staff.
1hr emotional wellbeing session for teaching staff with a key focus on transition and change, self-reflection and the development of wellbeing toolkits. Pre-recorded or live delivery via a range of digital platforms.
Aged 5-8 – Understanding emotions using engaging and colourful resources, we can help young children understand what they are feeling, why, and how to deal with the effects. With scenarios to talk through, feelings cards to help explain, and other well tested CBT methods, We Eat Elephants is a great way to help children learn to communicate and express their emotions.
Aged 9-12 – Making changes to how you feel dealing with current issues that our children face in both school and the home environment. The loss of a loved one, failing to reach targets, peer pressure and much more, these situations can be talked through and dealt with by using our tools and resources, tailored for children of this age.
All sessions have been pre-recorded and can be delivered either via a Live Platform for children returning to school or those who remain at home. Delivered by therapists and with the option of co-facilitation with teaching staff.
A 4 week programme, built upon recognised CBT techniques and psychological approaches to develop emotional literacy, emotional regulation and development of strategies to help reduce unhelpful behaviour. Delivered by therapists and with the option of co-facilitation with teaching staff.
Delivery of evidence-based therapy for mild to moderate mental health presentations including anxiety, low mood and behaviour. Work delivered to parents and or children with sessions using variety of methods including video link or telephone. Delivered remotely into the school setting or for children at home
A guided programme delivered to parents/carers of children aged 5-12yrs presenting with Anxiety. This evidenced based programme teaches Cognitive Behavioural Therapy strategies so that parents/carers can use them with their child to overcome Anxiety.
1hr emotional wellbeing session for teaching staff with a key focus on transition and change, self-reflection and the development of wellbeing toolkits. Pre-recorded or Live delivery via a range of digital platforms
Dedicated individual support through Consultation groups or individual settings and provided by Senior Therapists and Schools Cluster Leads
We provide individual and group supervision and consultation to professionals including teaching and support staff. We aim to support your practice in a professional and creative way. Alliance supervision has been designed to help you with solutions to challenges that arise within your working environment around children’s mental health and wellbeing.
What are the benefits?
Support from the MHST to review, improve and develop school wellbeing policies. We can provide example templates linked to best practice and examples from other educational settings.
We can provide you with a newsletter to keep you up to date with new developments and all MHST activity.
Support you in developing a dedicated wellbeing page with recommended resources on your website. MHST can support teaching staff with developing their own pack of useful COVID-19 resources that have been issued within consultation.
Can be uploaded on to your Social Media/Virtual Learning platforms already in place.
Secondary and FE Settings – as above but also includes;
4 1hr session workshops to learn and develop strategies for anxiety, worry, reducing avoidance and problem-solving skills.
4, 1hr session healthy lifestyle workshops, focused on developing good routines, improving sleeping habits, managing unhelpful thoughts and increasing activity of enjoyable hobbies.
Take a look at some of the websites and apps that can support you.
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