Mental health in schools

Conference talks - September 2017

CWMT recently joined forces with the Charlie Waller Institute and the AnDY (Anxiety and Depression) Research Clinic at  Reading University to run a conference about the latest research on mental health in schools.


The impressive line-up of speakers included young people with experience of mental health issues, Lord Richard Layard, Prof. Shirley Reynolds, Director of the Charlie Waller Institute and Dr Pooky Knightsmith, Director of CWMT’s programme for children, young people and schools.

Below are the recordings of the speakers' talks:

Lord Richard Layard - Are our children happy in school?
Dr Jessica Deighton - Monitoring mental health and well-being in schools: developing evidence-based approaches
Mick Cooper - School-based counselling: a review of the evidence
Neil Humphry - Are the kids alright? Exploring the intersection between education and mental health
Shirley Reynolds – Starting as we mean to go on: improving mental health and well-being in schools
Pooky Knightsmith – What next? Putting Theory into Practice
Time to Change young champions shared their stories:
Jessica People
Mary George
Finally - a Q&A debate to close the event

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