During this period we want to assure you that we are fully operational and able to support you with a digital delivery of workshops, therapy sessions and programmes.
Younger Children and Staff
Moving On Up: Sam’s Quest.
Two 1 hour workshops aimed at supporting Year 6 children. The overall aim is to normalise children’s anxieties and help them to develop 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.
Moving On Up!
Two 1 hour workshops aimed at supporting Year 7 pupils. The overall aim is to normalise the pupil’s anxieties and help them to develop 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.
A wellbeing workshop developed in collaboration with primary school teaching staff to support primary school children. The workshop aims to increase awareness of mental health, acknowledges recent changes due to COVID-19 as well as providing pupils with strategies they can use to look after their mental health and wellbeing. Pupils will explore how strategies such as thought challenging, connecting with others, physical exercise and mindfulness techniques can be used to help themselves to feel better. The workshop is accompanied by a workbook and activities and can be delivered live by therapists or there is the option of delivery using pre-recorded audio. It can be delivered as a one-off session or as 6 shorter individual sessions with some additional activities.”
Reset & Restart Staff Wellbeing Workshop
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.
We Eat Elephants - Engaging and fun story-based learning
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.
Keeping Your Cool
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.
Multi-Media 1:1 Psychological Therapy
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
Overcoming your Childs Worries and Anxieties – Parent Led CBT
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.
Reset & Restart – Staff Wellbeing Workshop
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
Provisional Supervision Support
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?
Independently facilitated supervision sessions
Develop best practice through reflection and help manage the emotional and psychological impact of the work
Develop competency and confidence of staff
Practical strategies and general support around all aspects of emotional health and wellbeing
Improve understanding of challenging behaviours and complex issues
Mental Health & Wellbeing Policy Support and Guidance:
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.
Psychological Worksheets and Activities
Can be uploaded on to your Social Media/Virtual Learning platforms already in place.
Secondary and FE Settings - as above but also includes;
It's a WRAP
4 1hr session workshops to learn and develop strategies for anxiety, worry, reducing avoidance and problem-solving skills.
5 Weeks to Wellbeing
5, 1hr session healthy lifestyle workshops, focused on developing good routines, improving sleeping habits, managing unhelpful thoughts and increasing activity of enjoyable hobbies.
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