Mental and emotional health in schools: online CPD

This free CPD, created by Family Links, helps school staff recognise and respond to signs of poor mental health and support their own and other's emotional health.

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This course will teach school staff to:

  • Recognise and respond to signs of poor mental health
  • Understand boundaries and professional responsibilities
  • Understand the importance of following safeguarding procedures
  • Have strategies to support their own and other's emotional health, increasing mental wellbeing in school

 

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • School staff working with children aged 9+

The course takes 45-90 minutes to complete. It doesn't need to all be done at once - those taking the course can leave and return to the course where they left off.​

Please note that because this is a full training course, it has not been fully quality-assured by our team. Family Links is a trusted source for content with its own quality assurance process, so we have still included it. Do read through our guidance for using resources before using this resource.

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