E-Learning package for staff to support students who may have mental health issues
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:49:00 BST
For students experiencing depression, anxiety, homesickness or low self-esteem, that first conversation can make all the difference.
Developed by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, this new e-learning package is designed to give non-specialist staff the skills, knowledge and confidence to offer a first line of support to students who may have mental health issues.
Introduced by well-known TV presenter Alexander Armstrong, the package consists of six, easy-to-follow 20-minute sessions, including:
- Signs to look out for
- Key helping skills
- Knowing who else to involve
- Supporting students at risk or in crisis