SPOT - Eating Disorder support for Professionals
Who is SPOT for?
SPOT is an online learning resource for school professionals. It has been designed
to help support those working in a school setting to understand eating disorders
and help build confidence when speaking to pupils about mental health.
Making sure children and young people feel comfortable talking to staff about eating disorders can:
• Increase the chances of early detection
• Prevent pupils from falling through the gaps
• Ensure that support is given quickly
What can I do on SPOT?
By accessing SPOT, you will be taught how to notice the early signs of an eating disorder, talk to a
pupil exhibiting them, engage their families, and support them to seek medical assessment. We have
created the online platform to encompass different features including:
Learn – Gain key skills to give your pupils the best possible support
through our bite sized interactive e-learning modules and our webinar
videos delivered by our expert clinicians. We also have downloadable
resources in the form of lesson plans and access to school policies.
Meet –Speak with other school professionals and interact with
our trained clinical advisors in our weekly Q&A sessions and
forum channels hosted by clinicians and lived experience trainers.
Engage – Share and gain knowledge from an inspiring community that
is here to help you learn through our role specific workspaces and our
resources section where you can find helpful videos, podcasts and
articles that have been shared.
Downloadable leaflet on SPOT is here
If you would like to see a video of the user experience, please see: SPOT video
If you would like to create an account, please follow this link here: Beat Eating Disorders