Specialist mental health and wellbeing training for schools and colleges

Are you looking to book mental health training for your school, college, or community organisation?

We provide exceptional evidenced based training and interactive workshops online to develop the key skills needed to support children's and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing. Our training materials have been expertly written in partnership with clinicians and teachers and will be delivered by one of our highly experienced qualified trainers.

Consultation

Book a bespoke consultation and in-depth discussion on developing a whole school approach to mental health and well-being with one of our experts. Our training team can work alongside school Leadership teams to design and deliver bespoke training specific to your school community.

Interactive Live Workshops

Book an online 2-hour session or 5-hour interactive live workshop with discussion and group activities for upskilling staff, developing awareness, and sharing best practice within schools. We will deliver to groups of up to 30 delegates. We are also happy to discuss development of bespoke training packages.

Self Guided Learning

From September 2020 we will be offering all our modules as a self-guided option on our online learning platform. There are four 1-hour units as part of every module which can be completed in your own time. Each unit is made up of high quality and evidence-based audio, video, and written presentation materials, with exercise and actions for you to complete to enhance your learning. Each licence also includes the opportunity for one member of your organisation to join a live follow up webinar to discuss the course material and reflect on learning with our course tutors.

Make an enquiry here.

Explore our training programme below which covers a variety of topics and find out how we can help you support all staff and pupils with their Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing.

Meet our team of experts:

  • Cait Cooper

    Cait Cooper is the Deputy Director for Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. Cait recently joined the Anna Freud Centre; in her previous post she was a member of a Senior Leadership team specialising in Inclusion and Safeguarding. Cait has vast teaching experience and a strong understanding of the current education landscape; she is passionate about providing schools with the knowledge and skills necessary to support children and young people’s Mental Health and wellbeing. At the Anna Freud Centre Cait holds strategic oversight of a large number of projects at the Centre including Green Paper initiatives, training packages, and the growing Schools in Mind network.

  • Dr Rina Bajaj

    Rina is a Counselling Psychologist who has been working within the field of mental health since 2004. Rina has a diverse experience of working with children, adolescents and adults from a range of backgrounds. She has worked within the NHS, statutory organisations, the corporate world and the voluntary sector. In her role at the AFNCCF, Rina has delivered training to school professionals for nearly two years across England. She has been instrumental to developing and delivering schools-based interventions through the AFNCCF’s Schools in Mind network

  • Monisha Jefcut

    Monisha is the Training Manager for the Schools Team at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. Before joining the Centre Monisha worked as a teacher for 30 years, in her previous post she was a member of a Senior Leadership team who specialised in Behaviour and Safeguarding.
    Having worked in diverse range of schools Monisha has extensive teaching experience and strong understanding of the current challenges within education; she is passionate about providing schools and staff with the knowledge and tools necessary to support children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
    At the Anna Freud Centre Monisha takes responsibility for managing a team of School Engagement Trainers as well as leading training across a number of projects including, government initiatives and specialist training packages

Our use of cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We’d also like to set optional analytics to help us improve it. We won’t set optional cookies unless you enable them. Using this tool will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see our Cookies page


Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.


Analytics cookies

We’d like to set non-essential cookies, such as Google Analytics, to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our Cookies page. If you are 16 or under, please ask a parent or carer for consent before accepting.