MHEW Conference 2021

This year's Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing conference 2021 draws on the theme of 'Togetherness - How relationships and community support good mental health.

This year we were delighted to welcome a variety of colleagues including:

Louise Michelle Bomber  - Teacher, therapist, DDP certified practitioner, adoptive parent and author: on helping children to thrive post-lockdown through secure relationships.

and

Hope Virgo -  Author and multi-award winning advocate for people with eating disorders. Founder of the #DumpTheScales campaign, Hope will share her lived experience to help others.

Day 1 - 30 June 2021

Supporting Children and Young people's MHEW in East Sussex - the Pandemic and Beyond

Ben Brown / Nathan Caine / Alistair McGrory

Slides

Inclusive Practice to Support LGBTQ+ MHEW

Charlotte Papworth / Lorna Miller / Katie Richardson

Slides

Therapeutic Thinking (Behaviour as Communication)

Victoria Wells

Slides

Race Equality in Education

Atiya Gourlay / Ruqia Osman / Bola Ayonrinde

Slides AG / Slides RO / Slides BA

Webinar Recording Part 1 /

Webinar Recording Part 2

Day 2 - 1 July 2021

Thriving – not surviving post-lockdown

Louise Bomber

Slides & recording not available

Supporting the MHEW of children and young people who are Looked After

Leslea Markwick / Suzie Ive / Mandy Lewis / A young person

Slides

Webinar recording

Resources

Resources (beaconhouse.org.uk)

Inspiring outstanding student voice and youth participation

Ed Peasgood / Young people participating in amazing projects

Slides

Webinar recording

Resources

Climb Higher Participation Pledge referred to in Ed's presentation

Discovery College, Sussex (sussexdiscoverycollege.org.uk)  Great examples of coproduction as well as training peer mentors, trainers and experts by experience.

A trauma-informed approach to MHEW in schools/colleges

Jo Charlton / Kate Levy

Slides

Webinar Recording Part 1

Webinar Recording Part 2

Day 3 - 2 July 2021

Me and my best friend anorexia: Supporting those with eating disorders and moving forward

Hope Virgo

Slides

Recording not available

The School Health Offer – Supporting East Sussex children, young people and families to achieve positive physical and MHEW

Penny Brewer

Resources

Slides & recording not available

Supporting mental health and emotional wellbeing in post-16 settings

Prof. Robin Banerjee and Judy Perraton

Slides RB / Slides JP

Webinar Recording Part 1

Webinar Recording Part 2

Staff wellbeing tips & mindfulness taster session

Zanubia Lardner

5 mindful tips for dealing with stress and anxiety 

Webinar Recording