Designated Senior Mental Health Lead (DSM-HL)

Event/course Code SCH/22/234
Event/course type Safeguarding
Event Description Aims and objectives

• To enable Senior Leaders to understand the role of the Designated Senior Mental Health Lead (DSM-HL) and have a clearer understanding of the current context surrounding mental health and wellbeing of children, young people and adults working in UK schools.

• To enable Senior Leaders to effectively assess their school’s current mental health and wellbeing provision and to develop a clear plan for improvement.

• To enable and empower senior leaders (DSM-HL) to prioritise and develop the mental health and wellbeing of their students and staff through the development of a practical, sustainable and cost-effective long-term mental health and wellbeing strategy.

The DfE Mental Health Grant is now available for Schools to apply for and covers any course that starts up to and including 31 March 2023 . This means that the full price of the course (£520 + VAT) MUST be charged by WCF and the grant claimed by the school will cover this cost and more.

Please ensure you vist the DfE Website to follow the process to claim for the Mental Health Grant
Training Objectives The DfE Mental Health Grant is now available for Schools to apply for and covers any course that starts up to and including 31 March 2023 . This means that the full price of the course (£520 + VAT) MUST be charged by WCF and the grant claimed by the school will cover this cost and more.

Please ensure you vist the DfE Website to follow the process to claim for the Mental Health Grant

Trainer: Ollie Welsby
Learning Outcomes
Tutors Heather Dawson / Safeguarding Team Trainers
Subjects Safeguarding
Key Stages
Early Years / Foundation No KS1 No KS2 No KS3 No KS4 No KS5 No 11-19 No 
Event/course administrator Workforce Support (WorkforceSupport@Worcschildrenfirst.org.uk)
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Tuesday 20 September 202209:00 - 16:00Virtual DeliveryMap
Session 2Thursday 20 October 202209:00 - 16:00Virtual DeliveryMap
Session 3Tuesday 22 November 202209:00 - 16:00Virtual DeliveryMap