Designated Mental Health Lead Training for School & Academy Staff

Designated Mental Health Lead Training for School & Academy Staff

1 in 8 children will experience a mental health problem and half of all lifetime cases of mental health disorders begin by the age of 14. Safeguarding the emotional wellbeing of children and young people must be considered as a safeguarding priority.

This course will guide and support staff undertaking the role of Designated Mental Health Lead (DMHL) in schools and academies. The course provides a balance of theory and best practice for leadership, together with practical tools, including case studies and video tutorials on specific mental health conditions, designed to support disseminating best practice to all staff.

Pricing and how to buy

Cost is calculated according to the number of staff you wish to train.

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Time to complete course:
Approximately 3 hours

CPD points:
3.0

  • Access anywhere 24/7/365
  • 3D animation, video & voiceover
  • Course notes
  • Training for individuals & groups
  • Includes support for all staff
  • Tracked for compliance
  • Downloadable CPD certificate

Compliance & CPD Certificate

Certificate Example

With content produced by our subject specialists and external accreditation by the CPD Certification Service, you can be confident that all your staff are trained to the very latest best practice standards and compliant with statutory requirements on inspection.

All CPD certificates attained are stored in your admin dashboard and fully accessible when you need them.

CPD Certified

Who should complete this training

Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools, Primary Academies, Secondary Schools, Secondary Academies, Private Nurseries, Maintained Nurseries, Public Schools, Free Schools, Pupil Referral Units, and SEND Schools.

To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance, training is advised for the following roles:

  • Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools
  • Primary Academies
  • Secondary Schools
  • Secondary Academies
  • Private Nurseries
  • Maintained Nurseries
  • Public Schools
  • Free Schools
  • Pupil Referral Units
  • SEND Schools To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance, training is advised for the following roles: Staff undertaking the role of Designated Mental Health Lead

Course Material Preview

All our course content is authored by our safeguarding subject specialists and tailored to meet statutory and non-statutory guidance.

Course participation is maximised through our use of stunning 3D animation, providing an engaging experience for the learner.

What is covered in this course

  • Responsibilities
  • The role of the Designated Mental Health Lead (DMHL)
  • Core and broad responsibilities
  • Getting started- first steps
  • Creating and embedding a positive whole setting culture in relation to mental health
  • The link between mental health and behaviour
  • Mental health problems in children
  • Prevalence of mental health problems in children
  • Risk and protective / resilience factors
  • Identifying children with possible mental health problems
  • Identification and measurement tools
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Children in Need, looked-after and previously looked-after children
  • Mental health and special educational needs
  • Providing support and collaborative working
  • Additional support
  • Classroom support
  • Therapeutic support
  • External support
  • Working with parents and carers
  • Overview of common mental health conditions / disorders
  • Case study practice examples

What's your training style?

Staff can train individually by accessing their own training account or collectively as part of a group using Group Training Mode at INSET. Both of these options are included in our platform.

Benefits Individual Training Group Training
Certificates awarded to staff
Staff can complete training in their own time on their own device  
Staff can complete training as a group at INSET  
Find out more about Group Training

How does it work?

The Admin dashboard

https://admin.ssslearning.co.uk

Our system requires no complicated setup. From the Admin Dashboard simply copy and send an invitation email to your staff with the login details for your school or academy. Once your staff commence training, all progress, results and CPD certificates are presented in the Admin Dashboard as evidence of training.

The Training site

https://training.ssslearning.co.uk

Staff complete a course individually via any PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet or as part of a group at INSET. Each course is made up of an engaging multimedia presentation created using 3D animation, comprehensive course notes and a fully tracked multiple-choice assessment. On completion, staff can view and print their CPD accredited certificate.

All courses are kept up-to-date with any changes in legislation or policy ensuring practice in your school or academy is compliant with current requirements.

Support for you and your staff

We are very proud of our customer service standards which are unrivalled, with full support for your staff, if needed, 7 days a week 8am until 10pm.

We have a 5 star LiveChat rating and always respond to support emails within minutes.

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Pricing and how to buy

Cost is calculated according to the number of staff you wish to train.

Please enter the number of users required and click on 'Calculate price'.

Please enter a number of users
The licence bracket for your selected number of users is:

You can pay by invoice or by credit card.

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