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Boys in Mind Conference

Focus on boys and young men's mental health

Outline

Meeting the needs of boys' and young men's mental health. A half day conference showcasing learning from across schools and other settings working to improve the emotional health and wellbeing of boys and young men.

Description

The conference will include:-
  • Identifying the need for a male friendly approach to improving mental health and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Boys and young men discussing their involvement in the programme
  • Films developed locally with young men in collaboration with the film company Suited and Booted
  • Staff and young people from local schools talking about their involvement in Boys in Mind and its impact
  • Sharing of a different approach to supporting boys and young men using Solution Focus techniques
  • Practical tips for parents / carers to help them support this work

Outcomes

Participants will have a better understanding of:
  • How to reduce stigma around mental health for boys and young men
  • How to encourage boys and young men to seek support and to support their friends
  • How to explore and challenge stereotypes / gender conditioning

Booking Information

Please contact Kate Murphy: kate_murphy@bathnes.gov.uk
Any difficulties email Deborah_carter@bathnes.gov.uk

Audience

Headteachers, pastoral staff, SENCOs, PSHE leads and teachers, college staff, other professionals supporting children and young people in B&NES schools and settings

18 Apr 2018 09:00 - 13:00

Closing date: 17/04/2018
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PSHE (Personal Social and Health Education)
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Date and Time

18 Apr 2018 09:00 - 13:00

Venue

Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF

Trainer

Kate Murphy