About this course

Evidence shows that unexpected change and loss can have an impact on children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

This course will focus on the experience of children and young people, based on the most recent evidence.

This course gives clear, simple advice to all those who are supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people, including those who may already be vulnerable or suffering from mental health difficulties.

Who is it for?

Our training modules are suitable for anyone working with children and young people in a school, college or community setting and could include:

  • school leaders
  • teachers and staff in schools and colleges
  • SEN/Designated Mental Health Leads
  • learning mentors
  • PSHE leads.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify anxiety in children and young people, and understand the impact of unexpected change and loss
  • Recognise the impact of times of crisis and uncertainty on the wellbeing of pupils
  • Understand the common signs of anxiety
  • Evaluate and implement tools for supporting pupils to manage anxiety within an education setting.
  • Identify trusted resources for use with pupils in an education setting
  • Gain access to trusted mental health and wellbeing resources and sources of support.

"The training was fabulous, the best training I had on the subject of mental health!" - MHAT attendee

"I recommend Anna Freud Centre training as it helped me better understand the mental health and wellbeing needs of my pupils." - MHAT attendee

1st December 2022
  • Online – live via Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • 2 hours
  • 15:00 - 17:00 (UK time)

Training fee

The Anna Freud Centre brings together those with a stake in the mental health of children and young people. Please subscribe to our mailing list to receive a bi-monthly e-newsletter and occasional updates about the Centre's training and events. 

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