Keynote Speech – nasen Live 2012


Click Here to read Lorraine’s Summary Notes from her courses

SEN Reform – Implications for Teaching and Learning

SEN – Resourcing the School

Role of the 21st Century SENCO

 SEND – Current Context

The OfSted Framework and SEND

SEN Information Report



Mental health and behaviour in schools

This is departmental advice from the DfE.  It includes:

  • how and when to refer to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • practical advice to support children with emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • strengthening pupil resilience
  • tools to identify pupils likely to need extra support
  • where and how to access community support–2

Counselling in schools: A blueprint for the future – Departmental advice for school leaders and counsellors

This is departmental advice for schools about setting up and improving counselling services for pupils.

Mental Health Standards

This  booklet ‘Using Mental Health Standards’ provides a way forward that will deliver a mentally healthy climate for living and learning, will ensure that the necessary systems are in place to meet the needs of the vulnerable and that meaningful outcomes are collected.

Butterfly Print also publish a number of other Mental Health resources including student journals

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Future Minds

Futureminds offers a comprehensive service for emotional wellbeing and good mental health. They believe in working effectively with minimum involvement and in the minimum amount of time.

Place 2 Be

Place2Be is the leading UK provider of school-based mental health support, unlocking children’s potential in the classroom – and beyond.

Counselling MindEd

Accessible, engaging e-learning for trainee and practising counsellors who want to work with children, young people and young adults


Thrive is a specific way of working with all children that helps to develop their social and emotional well-being, enabling them to engage with life and learning

Mental health and bullying: a guide for teachers and other children’s workforce staff

This guidance for teachers and the wider children’s workforce will help them understand the issues around bullying and mental health and how to prevent and respond to this type of bullying

Play Therapy UK (PTUK)

The largest and most progressive organisation governing therapeutic play and play therapy in the United Kingdom


Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS) is an all-age attitudinal survey that provides a measurement of a pupil’s attitudes towards themselves as learners and their attitudes towards school, suitable for pupils aged 4 to 18+


Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL): Improving behaviour, improving learning

PSHE Association

The PSHE Association has produced guidance for schools which will help schools provide age-appropriate teaching on mental health problems from anxiety and depression to eating disorders and self-harm

Hinton House Publishers

A wide range of books and resources to support all aspects of emotional, social and mental health needs.

Loggerhead Publishing

Practical resources to develop the social, emotional and behavioural skills of children and young people. Ideal for supporting a range of professional people in their work with all age groups.