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Supporting a pupil with more complex mental health needs

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Last updated on 25 June 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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How can we support a pupil with complex mental health problems? We relay advice from a charity on understanding a pupil's mental health needs, and helping parents to access support. We also refer to a case study from the DfE and link to mental health charities offering services in schools.

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Contents

  1. 1 Seeking information about the child’s needs
  2. 2 Understanding the mental health system
  3. 3 Supporting the pupil's parents
  4. 4 Charities offering mental and emotional health services in schools
  5. 5 Handling threatening behaviour from pupils
  6. 6 Creating a supportive environment
  7. 7 Safeguarding Training Centre from The Key

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