Mental Health – Understanding the Teenage Brain – CWMT

16th June 2021 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
St John's Marlborough
Marlborough SN8 4AX
£20 (£15 Alliance Schools)

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, is a registered charity that provides mental health training talks, and resources to young people and those who work with or care for them.

This session outlines the work of Dr John Coleman on the Teen Brain. It provides an overview of the impact of adolescent brain development and allows an opportunity to discuss the implications of this for student mental wellbeing.

This session will be delivered using a mix of information slides and film clips plus discussion exercises and a chance to share good practice.

Sarah Ashworth is the Director of Schools & Families Programme at CWMT. Sarah is a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with additional post graduate qualifications in Coaching and Nutritional Therapy and has been a qualified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2012.
With more than 20 years’ experience in mental health, she has worked in a range of settings including youth work in schools and as a counsellor for children and young people in the charity sector. For 12 years, she was Mental Health Co-ordinator and Head of Mental Health at the University of Warwick, where she developed and delivered mental health awareness training for staff and students and led an experienced team of mental health professionals who supported students experiencing many different mental health issues.
Sarah also teaches accredited counselling and mental health modules for the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and has a small private practice as a therapist and supervisor.

Who is this for?

Teachers, pastoral and support staff in primary and secondary schools.

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