Day 1, session 3 will see Ian MacDonald, Mental health trainer for Schools and Families
discuss how we can understand and responding to self-harm risk in children and young people.
Ian will look at the current influences on self harm in young people. He will explain how to respond to instances of self-harm, in particular what our initial responses might look like and then signpost to key support.
2.30pm | OVERVIEW - What have we learnt during the Covid-19 pandemic? Looking back, Looking forward - Clare Stafford and Sir Norman Lamb
3.10pm | Virtual exhibition and networking break
3.30pm | SCHOOLS - Supporting outcomes for pupils, schools and families through trauma responsive practice - Stuart Guest
4.00pm | SELF-HARM - Understanding and responding to self-harm risk in children and young people - Ian MacDonald
4.30pm | Virtual exhibition and networking break
4.50pm | STAFF AND PARENTAL WELLBEING - Addressing the wellbeing needs of staff, parents and carers during the pandemic - Gemma Fieldsend
5.20pm | RACE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE - Lack of cultural competency as a barrier to accessing appropriate therapeutic interventions - Ben Lindsay
Mental health trainer, Schools and Families, Charlie Waller Trust
Ian has held various roles in the fields of public health and mental health including Healthy Schools, You’re Welcome, substance misuse services and HeadStart. He previously developed resources for the national drug and alcohol hub for schools...