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Education staff wellbeing: teaching and support staff

This course aims to provide school staff with the tools to support their own needs as well as the wellbeing of others.

About this training

This training is designed to support school staff to better understand their own wellbeing needs and how to manage them.

It will encourage schools to think about this with a well-rounded approach, including building resilience and managing secondary trauma.

Attendees will also learn how to support the wellbeing of colleagues in their school or college.

Aims of this training

After completing this course, you will:

  • understand the meaning of staff wellbeing in relation to yourself and colleagues

  • identify and monitor your own wellbeing needs and the impact of workplace culture and environment

  • develop more effective communication systems with employers to facilitate appropriate support

  • recognise your personal and professional role and responsibilities in managing your wellbeing including building resilience and the impact of secondary trauma on wellbeing

  • know a range of effective self-care strategies and how to access trusted mental health and wellbeing support and resources.

Who is this training for?

This course is suitable for:

  • School or college leaders

  • Pastoral support leads

  • Support staff

  • SENCOs

  • Learning mentors

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