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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Professionals Mental Health Support

Resources

Books

Self Harm

  • Pooky Knightsmith (2015) Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Schools: A Guide to Whole School Support and Practical Strategies. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham (2006) By Their Own Young Hand: Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Carol Fitzpatrick (2012) A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Understanding and responding to children and young people at risk of self harm and suicide.(2014)CPFT http://www.cpft.nhs.uk/U%20R%20CYP%20at%20risk%20of%20selfharm%20and%20suicide%202014%20v1%20electronic.pdf

Depression

  • Christopher Dowrick and Susan Martin (2015) Can I Tell you about Depression?: A guide for friends, family and professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Anxiety,panic attacks and phobias

    • Amita Jassi and Sarah Hull (2013) Can I Tell you about OCD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
    • Susan Conners (2011) The Tourette Syndrome & OCD Checklist: A practical reference for parents and teachers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass 

    Suicidal thoughts

    • Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham (2006) By Their Own Young Hand: Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
    • Terri A.Erbacher, Jonathan B. Singer and Scott Poland (2015) Suicide in Schools:
    • A Practitioner’sGuide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention. New York: Routledge

    Eating Disorders

    • Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson (2014) Can I tell you about Eating Disorders?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
    • Pooky Knightsmith (2015) Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Schools: A Guide to Whole School Support and Practical Strategies. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
    • Pooky Knightsmith (2012) Eating Disorders Pocketbook. Teachers’ Pocketbooks

    Online Support

    Self harm

    www.SelfHarm.co.uk A project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and obtain help to overcome difficulties. It also provides information about how to stay safe


     National Self-Harm Network: www.nshn.co.uk provides crisis support, information and resources, advice, discussion and distractions and is available 24/7. Also supports and provides information for families and carers

    Depression

    www.youngminds.org.uk Information and advice. Parent’s helpline.


     www.cwmt.org.uk The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust seeks to equip young people to look after their mental wellbeing and to help people to recognise the signs of depression in themselves and others so that they know when to seek help.


     www.inhand.org.uk  A digital friend that provides young people with tools, advice and activities when their mental health is at risk


     CHUMS http://chums.uk.com/low-mood-and-feeling-sad/


     CWMT https://www.cwmt.org.uk/parents-guide

    Anxiety, panic attacks and phobias

    Anxiety UK: www.anxietyuk.org.uk 


    Headspace app: https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app  and https://www.headspace.com/kids  Themed sessions on meditation. For adults, children and young people


     Calm: https://www.calm.com/  Meditation app to reduce anxiety and improve sleep


    CHUMS http://chums.uk.com/ anxiety

    Guidance and advice documents

    Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools The Department of Education (2016)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/508847/Mental_Health_and_Behaviour_-_advice_for_Schools_160316.pdf

     

    Supporting mental health in schools and colleges. Department for education. (Aug 2017) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/supporting-mental-health-in-schools-and-colleges

     

    Counselling in schools: a blueprint for the future - departmental advice for school staff and counsellors. Department for Education (2015)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/counselling-in-schools

     

    Teacher Guidance: Preparing to teach about mental health and emotional wellbeing  PSHE Guided funded by the Dept of Education.( 2015 )

    https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/sites/default/files/Mental%20health%20guidance_0.pdf

     

    Keeping children safe in education - statutory guidance for schools and colleges. Department of Education (2016)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2

     

    Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions - statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England. Department for Education (2014)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/supporting-pupils-at-school-with-medical-conditions--3

     

    Special educational needs and disability (SEND) Department of Education and Department of Health ( 2014)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25

     

    Future in mind – promoting, protecting and improving our children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. A report produced by the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce to examine how to improve mental health services for children and young people. Department of Health (2015)

    https://www.ncb.org.uk/sites/default/files/field/attachment/Future%20in%20Mind_Briefing.pdf

     

    NICE guidance on social and emotional wellbeing in primary education (2008)

    https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph12

    This briefing summarises NICE's recommendations for local authorities and partner children aged under 5 years and all children in primary and secondary education

     

    NICE guidance on social and emotional wellbeing in secondary education (2009)

    https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph20

    This guideline covers interventions to support social and emotional wellbeing among young people aged 11–19 years who are in full-time education

     

     

    What works in promoting social and emotional wellbeing and responding to mental health problems in schools? National Children’s Bureau (2016) https://www.ncb.org.uk/sites/default/files/uploads/documents/Health_wellbeing_docs/ncb_framework_for_promoting_well-being_and_responding_to_mental_health_in_schools.pdf

     

    A Whole school framework for emotional well-being and mental health. National Children’s Bureau ( 2015) https://www.ncb.org.uk/sites/default/files/field/attachment/NCB%20School%20Well%20Being%20Framework%20Leaders%20Resources%20FINAL.pdf

     

    Improving the mental health of children and young people in England. PHE (2016)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/improving-the-mental-health-of-children-and-young-people

     

    The Mental Health of Children and young people in England PHE (2016)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/575632/Mental_health_of_children_in_England.pdf

     

    Promoting children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing. A whole school and college approach. PHE (2015).

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/promoting-children-and-young-peoples-emotional-health-and-wellbeing

     

    Children and young people’s mental health – the role of education. First joint report of the Education and health Committees of Session 2016-17 House of Commons. May 2017.

    https://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmhealth/849/849.pdf

     

    What works in enhancing social and emotional skills development during childhood and adolescence?  A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of school-based and out-of-school programmes in the UK. Clarke et al 2015.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/411492/What_works_in_enhancing_social_and_emotional_skills_development_during_childhood_and_adolescence.pdf  

     

    Education, Education, Education, Mental Health. Supporting secondary schools to play a central role in early intervention. IPPR ( 2015 )

    https://www.ippr.org/files/publications/pdf/education-education-mental-health_May2016.pdf?noredirect=1

    https://www.scie.org.uk/children/parentalmentalhealthandchildwelfare/

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-link-between-pupil-health-and-wellbeing-and-attainment

     

    Mentally Healthy Schools

    Mentally Healthy Schools is a new website to help primary school staff support the mental health of their pupils

    https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/

     

    Schools in Mind

    Schools in Mind is a free network for school staff and allied professionals which shares academic and clinical expertise regarding the wellbeing and mental health issues that affect schools.

    https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/schools-in-mind/

     

     

    Local Guidance documents

     

    Advice and guidance on information sharing can be found at https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/data-protection-and-foi/information-and-data-sharing/sharing-information-on-children-and-young-people/

     

    Cambridgeshire Public Mental Health Strategy (2015-2018) http://democracy.cambridge.gov.uk/documents/s30639/Summary%20Public%20Mental%20Health%20Strategy.pdf

     

    Cambridgeshire PSHE Service provides a range of resources to support whole school approaches to mental health. www.cccschoolservices.org.uk

     

    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Local Transformation Plan for children’s and young people’s emotional/mental health and wellbeing. Refreshed 2016/2017

    https://www.cambridgeshireandpeterboroughccg.nhs.uk/easysiteweb/getresource.axd?assetid=5578&type=0&servicetype=1

     

    Assessment toolkit

    http://www.keep-your-head.com/assets/1/cp_assessment_toolkit_pdf.pdf 

    Cambridgeshire LSCB Threshold  Document  2017 for descriptions of indicators of need and correlation with mental health needs.

    http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/lscb/

     

    Integrated Front Door (Safeguarding and early help)  https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/working-together-children-families-and-adults/how-we-work/children-and-families-services/integrated-front-door-safeguarding-and-early-help/

    Email  Early.helphub@cambridgeshire.gcsx.gov.uk

    (Early Help Assessment factsheet)       http://www.cambsdaat.org/wpcontent/uploads/2017/01/Early_Help_Assessment_factsheet.pdf 

     

    Social Care/Think family

    https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/working-together-children-families-and-adults/how-we-work/children-and-families-services/children-and-families-procedures-and-resources/think-family/

     Cambridgeshire Children's Services Procedures.

    http://cambridgeshirecin.proceduresonline.com/chapters/p_assessments.html

     

    SEND Specialist services

    https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/children-and-families/local-offer/local-offer-identifying-special-educational-needs-and-disabilities-0-25/send-specialist-services/

     

     

     

     

     

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