Children’s Mental Health Week

Childrens Mental Health Week logo

Encouraging as many people as possible to get involved and support children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.

A campaign from Place2Be focused on encouraging parents and carers to talk openly with their children about their feelings and getting help if they need it.

Additional information from MQ: Transforming mental health

If you’re worried about a child’s mental health: Children and young people can get help or advice on a mental health problem from NHS Choices. Young Minds also offer a helpline for parents who are concerned about a young person’s mental health.

Forest School and Autism Workshop with Michael James

This will be an interactive workshop with lots of opportunity for questions and discussion as well as reflection.

What is Autism? Discussion of the process and history of AS diagnosis and why the learner led ethos of Forest School can suit AS learners.

  • Partnership working and the importance of preparation
  • Communication and social interaction – individual communication profiles and effective channels of communication that work well e.g. social stories
  • Social interaction and play – time and space inherent in the Forest School approach
  • Executive function and systemising
  • Sensory processing difficulties
  • Supporting people during stress and anxiety
  • Planning for autism inclusive Forest School.

Cost: £130 incl VAT.

Landplay Therapy

Post qualifying training for Play Therapists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

This two-day training will provide you with the tools you need to extend your therapeutic practice to include indoor and outdoor sessions.

Landplay training ensures the practitioner is confident in providing safe and boundaried therapeutic play space in a natural outdoor environment. It encourages practitioners to incorporate a simplified tool kit with a focus on more natural materials.

Those participating in the training need to have studied Person Centred Counselling and be a qualified child and/or adult counsellor and/or need to have trained in Jungian or Person centred approach and have a post graduate qualification.