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Children in Care & Mental Health Conference 5th November 2015

Posted by Hannah Clarke on 6 November 2015

Headspace Training delivered a mental health conference to 100 designated teachers at The Pavillion in Cheltenham on 5th November on behalf of the Virtual School. Keynote speakers were Kathleen Carroll an independent advocate for children in care from Newcastle and John Rees a PHSE consultant from Doncaster.

There were 6 workshops available for participants to choose from including:

  • Non Violent Resistance—an exploration of resilience in teaching

  •  Advocating for Children in Care

  •  Working towards an emotionally intelligent curriculum

  •  The impact of attachment on mental health

  •  Building confidence and self esteem with Lego®

  •  Restorative Approaches


Feedback from the conference was exellent & included:

'The most informative, relevant and useful training I've had in 16 years by far!'

' Listening to Kath Carroll such an inspirational woman, thought provoking, powerful and passionate.'

'Best training today with Headspace thanks to the Virtual school for such a relevant and useful day.'