Supporting your work with good mental health & well-being
More resources for your work on mental health & well-being from Dr Pooky Knightsmith.
Promoting wellbeing in the workplace – a range of practical strategies for senior and middle leaders. Especially helpful for mental health leads.
How and Why to Care Out Loud – a simple strategy that can be easily tried by teachers and parents supporting children with low self-esteem.
Supporting the Siblings of a Young Person with a Mental Health Issue – clear guidance on steps you can take to support siblings. These ideas could also be adapted for siblings or children of someone with a physical illness.
How to make slime with just 3 ingredients – In this video, my 9-year-old daughter Lyra shares the secret to making perfect slime. This might be a fun activity to do with a young person in your care, or a good addition to a sensory room / box.
Children’s experiences of talking about their mental health – I share survey results and walk through the ‘Lingo’ resource developed by the Anna Freud Centre which gives clear pointers on how we can improve our communications with young people when discussing mental health.
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What is #3GoodThings and why is it worth a go? – a simple daily gratitude exercise
Whew! Resources galore! I hope that there was something in there of use to you. As always, if there are specific videos you’d like me to make or books or resources you think I should be highlighting or reviewing, drop me a line at [email protected] which is also the best way to make a speaking or training enquiry if you’d like to work together.