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Wellbeing in Schools: sharing learning to support young people

Calendar Tuesday, 1 February 2022
Calendar 13:00-16:00

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The event will be co-chaired by Sally Holland, the Children's Commissioner for Wales, recognising that a rights-based approach lies at the heart of promoting mental health and wellbeing.

The afternoon will feature short scientific talks from youth mental health researchers, an introduction to the NEST Framework, and an opportunity to share learning and best practice across research, clinical, and education sectors.

Talks will include:

  • Professor Graham Moore (Wolfson Centre for Young People's Mental Health) - Systems change in school to support young people's mental health.
  • Professor Frances Rice and Dr Olga Eyre (Wolfson Centre for Young People's Mental Health) - Interventions for young people in school settings.
  • Dr Elizabeth Gregory, (Chair of the Early Help and Enhanced Support Work Stream for T4CYP)- An introduction to the NEST Framework and experiences of the framework working in action.
  • Dr Gemma Burns (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Aneurin Bevan UniversityHealth Board) – The Gwent Whole School Approach Implementation Team and how this links with the National Whole School Approach Framework, and the CAMHS In-Reach service development.

There will also be an open forum for all attendees from across different sectors to share best practice and learning.

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