Primary and Secondary Schools
The CCG work closely with local schools and colleges to ensure engagement is carried out with staff, pupils / students and parents and carers.
In November the Engagement Team presented at the head teachers forum on upcoming work and the best way to engage with them. The team presented different channels available to communicate and engage with them and schools were asked to complete what would suit their environment, the options available are as follows (letter and copy of form can be viewed here):
Following on from the presentation 35 schools signed up to actively work with the team in a variety of ways on various subjects and programmes of work. This work will commence from February 2020. A selection of the schools who signed up include:
We’re taking part in the national link programme, led by Anna Freud Centre coordinating workshops to bring education and mental health professionals together so children and young people in St Helens get the help and support they need when they need it.
The first phase of workshops takes place on Friday 20 March 2020. On that day we have attending representatives from our mental health providers and schools including
More info: www.annafreud.org/linkprogramme
St Helens Colleges
The CCG has worked closely with St Helens College over the last couple of years in a number of ways for example by attending individual lessons to support the curriculum around health and social care, year group presentation around Mental Health, Antibiotics, Medicines. And the Flu vaccination This work will continue in 2020 and planned sessions will take place on mental health and immunisations.