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Staff wellbeing in schools: what it is, what it isn’t and why it’s important
All this week, the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families together with Teacher Tapp are conducting a survey examining the mental health and wellbeing of thousands of teach...
Talking Teacher Wellbeing
Over the last few years the world has woken up to a simple fact: the best correlate of adult life satisfaction is not income, but physical and mental health.
AFNCCF commissions nationwide survey of Staff Wellbeing in Schools
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families together with Teacher Tapp will next week launch a survey examining the mental health and wellbeing of thousands of teachers acro...
BBC focus on The Family School
On Tuesday BBC1 broadcasted their feature documentary Back to School with Mum and Dad which focused on the work and experiences of the ground-breaking Family School in North London.
Talking Treatment Endings with Kelsey Sonn
When clinical improvement has been limited, the end of treatment can be a challenging time not just for young people but also their families and for practitioners. This is a critically i...
Treatment Endings Report Launched
Today the Anna Freud Learning Network launched a new report: In search of an ending: Managing treatment closure in challenging circumstances in child mental health services.
Schools wanted for new research programme
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is looking for primary and secondary schools to take part in our 2018 - 2020 Education for Wellbeing research programme...
What public mental health can learn from Ulijaszek’s 'Models of Obesity'
An epiphany came to me when I read Stanley Ulijaszek’s book, Models of Obesity (Ulijaszek 2017). For some time, I had been concerned that the focus of mental health polic...
Girls at high risk of emotional problems, new research reveals
New research released today at a young people’s mental health conference shows that girls are more than twice as likely to experience emotional difficulties as boys, while boys are signi...