Supporting mental health in the workplace

Essential Skills For Supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Teaching Staff

On Site Training


Our on-site courses are available across the UK, 7 days a week

Group prices from

£750 + VAT (as little as £93.75 + VAT per person)

Call: 020 8445 8998

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What to expect from this course

“If we want our school staff to do what’s asked of them, then we need to make sure that their mental health and wellbeing is effectively supported.” – Professor Peter Fonagy, CEO of the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

This introductory course will give your Senior Leadership Team the basic skills and knowledge to help promote mental wellbeing, prevent work related mental ill health and recognise and respond appropriately when a staff member needs support

Key learning objectives include:

  • Taking a pre-emptive strike before crisis hits
  • Noticing the early signs of stress and burn out
  • Getting comfortable with asking difficult questions about a colleague’s mental health
  • Knowing what to say and what not to say
  • Supporting a colleague in crisis
  • Balancing the demands of the profession – self-care tips for yourself and your staff
  • Clear take-away tips to help staff manage their anxiety and stress
  • Successful strategies to build resilience and increase one’s ability to cope
  • Understanding how creating a calmer, more supportive working environment leads to a more productive workplace
  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Availability

    On-site at your school 5 days a week during or out of term time

  • Trainers

    This course is led by a highly qualified and experienced mental health trainer.

  • Certification

    On completion of the course, delegates will receive a Safe and Sound certificate of attendance which qualifies for 3 hours of verifiable CPD

What our customers say about our courses

 Very impressed with the high standard of training given by these very experienced paramedics.  It was a confidence booster to be trained by such professional and competent instructors.

Health and Safety Adviser

City of Westminster College

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We were extremely impressed by the training.  The instructor was knowledgeable and it was great to have examples shared to make the learning more real. We have  come away feeling happy and confident with what we have learnt and will definitely be booking more of our team on this training.

Nursery on the Green

Bright Horizons

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Throughout our 10 years of working with Safe and Sound they have always provided excellent training which is delivered by pleasant and professional trainers. The administration procedure is straightforward and they take account of comments we make and adjust their delivery to accommodate our requests.

Business Service Manager

CBC Services Lambeth

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