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Staff Online & Onsite Talks

Teen Tips Online & Onsite Talks for Staff - these can be delivered online to staff via Zoom

Stress Busting For School Staff

This talk is designed to give staff tools to cope with the pressures of school life and it will also help them in their pastoral role with students.

Mental Health Best Practice

Gives staff a good understanding of mental health to help them detect the signs of mental ill health as early as possible. This talk looks at the latest research around mental health in adolescence and explores best practice. The talk reflects upon factors affecting teenage mental health, signs of mental distress, intervention strategies and preventative measures.

Why Every Teenager Needs a Parrot

Looks at adolescent development and its impact on risk taking. the impact of peer pressure, when faced with choices about alcohol, drugs, relationships, pornography and online activity. Help teenagers manage the increased responsibility that comes with the increased freedom of adolescence, and the tools to protect themselves and their reputations.  The talk is based on Alicia’s book.

Mindsets Explained

Understand the different mindsets, how they develop, the effect of mindset on potential and what we can do to change fixed mindsets to growth mindsets.

Creating Cultures of Success

This talk looks at nature and nurture, the relative age effect, the law of attraction and strokes theory, explaining how to help teenagers to excel in all aspects of school life. It also explores the qualities that will be essential for the job markets of the future, with strategies on how to create environments that nurture the personal attributes required to underpin these qualities.

Emotions & How to Manage Them

This talk explores emotion and explains why teenagers are particularly susceptible to mental distress. It gives staff an understanding of CBT & the neuroscience of emotions as well information to help them spot mental distress and the skills to help teenagers manage difficult emotions in healthy ways.

Staying Calm when Buttons are Pushed

Understand the unconscious mind and how it drives behaviour. This talk explores aspects of Transactional Analysis to explain internal and external dialogue and Mindfulness which give us tools to manage strong emotion. It gives strategies to avoid manipulative game playing and achieve positive outcomes from difficult interactions with others.

Building Resilience in Young People

Foster resilience in young people so that they can bounce back from adversity and meet life's challenges robustly. By encouraging self esteem, self efficacy, self awareness and self management we give them confidence in their capabilities, judgement and resources and help them to become independent and courageous individuals.

Create an onsite programme of talks for your pupils, parents and staff.

Mix and match from our list of talks to create a programme for your school.  You will need two talks for a half day’s training and up to four talks for a full day.  If there is a topic you would like but don’t see here please get in touch – we love creating new content.

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