Mental Health Support In Schools
Active Learners and Mental Health Education provides pupil counselling and mental health support in schools, including Primary, and Secondary as well as Colleges across England.
Each school or college has is devoted with one of our mental health professionals who is an essential part of the school team.
They work closely with pupils, families and staff to improve emotional wellbeing and provide mental health support for the whole school.
We collect data to measure our impact on mental health in schools. This helps us to review and improve our in-school support. In terms of causing disability, mental health is a bigger problem than both cancer and cardiovascular disease. Yet treatment for mental health problems is still woefully inadequate.
of pupils with the highest level of need show an improvement in wellbeing after one-to-one counselling according to parents.
cause fewer problems that impact the class according to teachers.
The counselling at support we offer
Pupils come to Active Learners for lots of different reasons. The most common ones are anxiety, struggling to focus, low self-esteem, mood swings and trouble with their family.
To help your school community cope with challenges like these, our in-school support works with pupils, families and school staff.
Hear2Help – pupils book appointments with an Active Learners counsellor to talk about problems and worries in a allocated room in your school
One-to-one counselling – weekly counselling using talking, creative work and play to support pupils who are struggling
Group work – therapeutic groups exploring issues like friendship, self-esteem, transition and bullying
Parent counselling – weekly therapeutic support from Parent Counsellors to help families cope with challenges
Guidance, training and safeguarding advice for staff – our mental health professionals share their expertise on issues such as managing and understanding behaviour, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Additional Support Needs (ASN), safeguarding and coping with staff stress.
How can we support you?
We are dedicated to helping children with their mental health. Our method to children’s mental health means we focus to interfere early to avoid life-long mental health issues.
We provide provision early to spot mental health difficulties before they progress and help children manage with challenges throughout their lives
We use an operative therapeutic method which is backed by research and combines numerous ways of working
We offer a menu of different services, including advice and support for families and school staff, to build resilience and raise awareness of mental health across the whole school community.