Toolkits of resources for primary and secondary/FE settings, full of World Mental Health Day activities for whole classes, small groups or individual pupils. https://mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/resources/world-mental-health-day-2022-toolkit/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wmhd
Delivered by Dave Whitaker Free to attend for Derby City Schools. Thursday 30th June 2022 Pride Park Stadium Use the link to book your place; https://emotionallyhealthyschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/The-Kindness-Principle-Conference-For-Derby-City-Schools-1.pdf
‘The Worry Tree’ is a simple NHS-approved cognitive tool for secondary-age students that can help them navigate away from stressful situations and find a new pattern of thinking. Applying the logic of ‘The Worry Tree’ can help students to stop dwelling on the things that are out of their control, refocusing their mind on the […]
Clear Fear is a free app developed for teenage mental health charity Stem4 by Dr Nihara Krause, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, and uses the evidence-based treatment CBT to focus on learning to reduce the physical responses to threat by learning to breathe, relax and be mindful as well as changing thoughts and behaviours and releasing emotions. […]
The Big Book of Blobs, written by Pip Wilson and Ian Long, is a useful (and highly photocopiable(!)) tool for helping Primary and Secondary school children to explore their feelings. Blob characters are depicted in many different situations which can be used as a springboard for meaningful discussion on a range of issues and topics. […]
The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS) is a 47-item, youth self-report questionnaire with subscales including: separation anxiety disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and low mood (major depressive disorder). It also yields a Total Anxiety Scale (sum of the 5 anxiety subscales) and a Total Internalizing Scale (sum […]
Mr. R Meehan, Assistant Head at the City of Derby Academy (CODA), talked to the Emotionally Health Schools team about the implementation, benefits and practicalities of using the PASS survey at the School for the first time. CODA has over the last academic year implemented the PASS survey as a part of a larger suite […]
Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS) is an all-age attitudinal survey that provides a measurement of a pupil’s attitudes towards themselves as learners and their attitudes towards school, suitable for pupils aged 4 to 18+. Available here.
What is the SDQ? The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire designed for 3-16 year olds. It exists in several versions to meet the needs of researchers, clinicians and educationalists. Available here.
The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing scale was developed to enable the monitoring of mental wellbeing in the general population and the evaluation of projects, programmes and policies which aim to improve mental wellbeing. It is designed to work with Children and Young People from the age of 13 (Secondary), and also works well with teachers and […]