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Protecting and promoting learners' mental health and wellbeing

Book your place now on new mental health leadership course

I’d like to tell you about an exciting new blended leadership course that the ETF ELMAG 3 programme is offering between now and late March. It’s called “Breaking the Rules: An affirmative approach to mental health leadership”. I know you have lots of demands on your time, but I also know that if you vist this MHFE website it's becuase you want to make a difference aroudn mental health and wellbeing, i.e. you want to lead change.  Well that's what this course is about.

Safeguarding and suicide: A briefing paper for the Further Education and Skills sector

Having a member of staff or learner take their own life is a traumatic experience for peers to have to deal with. When events such as these occur in a close knit community, the repercussions are felt throughout the organisation both in the moment and several months later. Everyone is affected. It is often the first time young people experience the death of someone in their own age group.

"Now for the science-y bit"?

I am fairly new in post as a CLMHP coordinator. Last week I attended the BABCP conference to present from a service user perspective but also sit in on some of the lectures, and the week before I participated in the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science World Conference. Why?

Recipe for Success: The e-resource

When the team at Hackney Community College won the Association of Colleges Beacon Award (2010) for Widening Participation for its work  with students with mental health problems they decided to share their award with the sector by  commissioning a guide to effective practice.

'Recipe for Success' is the result. It is a collection of 'recipes' gathered together from 6  general further education (FE) colleges with established  provision to support  students (and staff) in FE  who have experience of mental health problems.

Healthy communities: vital impact assessment guidance

In an age of austerity with significant cuts to councils' budgets, the importance of evaluating projects, especially in the field of health, takes on added primacy. Access our new impact assessment guide produced with Valerie Garrow, Associate Director at the Institute for Employment Studies. Find out how to design and implement your own impact assessment. Read a selection of 'real life' case studies that detail the challenges councils have had to face in constructing their own assessments.

Working Well

We can support our learners most effectively and be positive role models if we look after our own mental health. The pack is about maintaining mental health as well as supporting those staff that have mental health difficulties. This  resource aims to raise awareness of issues and supports employers so they can develop good practice.
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