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The Sandwell Well-being Charter Mark training event

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The Sandwell Well-being Charter Mark and Whole School Approach to Well-being 

A National Training Event for Educational Psychologists – 20 March 2020

The day will introduce you to the key elements of the Sandwell Whole School Approach to Well-being.  A key part of the day will be training on how to deliver the Well-being Charter Mark in your schools and Local Authorities.

Summary of the Day

  • Training on delivering The Sandwell Well-being Charter Mark:

This action research process supports schools to identify and develop good practice in the area of emotional well-being.  You will be trained in how to undertake the audit process and in how to support schools to co-construct a personalised action plan based on their data.  The Charter Mark is underpinned by Public Health research highlighting the range of factors that promote 
emotional well-being in schools (PHE, 2015). The Charter Mark reflects positive psychology and community psychology principles relating to mental health and well-being. 
 

  • An introduction to the ‘Healthy Mind, Happy Me’ curriculum:

You will be introduced to the new primary school curriculum; this has been developed to 
support schools to successfully promote the development of psychological skills that are linked to emotional well-being in children. 
 

  • The Sandwell Well-being Screening Tool: 

You will also be introduced to the well-being screening tool that we have developed as part of the whole-school approach.  This can be used to measure the well-being of individual children or groups of children. 

The conference will be held at:
Inclusive Learning Services
Inclusion Support 
Connor Education Centre
Connor Road, West Bromwich
B71 3DJ  


Sandwell is in the West Midlands, with good road links from the M6 and M5. Information can also be provided on places to stay locally if required.

The day will begin at 10am (arrival from 9.30am) and will conclude at 4pm, to allow for travel. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The conference will be run by Dr Colette Soan and Dr Helen Tyson, Senior Specialist Educational Psychologists and the Research Psychologist Team.

Cost: The cost of the training day and the associated license to use the Sandwell Well-being Charter Mark for 3 years is £350. This includes a copy of the resources that you will need to roll out the Charter Mark in your schools. Further information on the terms of license can be provided on request.

To book your place and for any queries please contact us on:
Colette, Helen or Sarah
Sandwell_wellbeingchartermark@sandwell.gov.uk
0121 569 2777.