Post 16 Student Mental Health Support

Opportunities and Challenges

Friday, 8th September 2017

University of Manchester, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road

This conference attracted participants from across the UK. It enabled delegates from FE and HE to exchange views, develop their skills and enhance their understanding of post- 16 student

mental health. We are grateful to all who contributed from the platform, or delivered workshops. In particular, we must thank our partners: The University of Manchester, the Association of  Colleges and the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.

The presentations from the conference are available below:




Opening remarks

from the Chair, Steven Pryjmachuk, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, University of Manchester

Promoting Recovery in Psychosis

Professor Paul French, Associate Director, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Supporting Staff in Supporting Students

Dr Andrew Reeves, Director, Universities and Further Education, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Working with Colleges: Challenges and Opportunities

Liz Maudslay, SEND Policy Officer, Association of Colleges

Pilot Study Evaluation of Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training Utilising STORM in a British University setting

Dr Gill Green, CEO, Storm Skills Training

Snapshot of the Student Voice

Rosie Tressler, CEO of Student Minds

Collaborating with students for a Whole-University Approach to Wellbeing

Rosie Tressler, CEO of Student Minds

Strength to Care: Understanding Compassion Fatigue

Jackie Williams, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Improving Mental Health Outcomes: Supporting Young Adults Through Therapeutic Groups

Chris Jacob,  42nd Street

Mindfulness and CAT for Students

Mary Walsh, Senior Counsellor, University of Manchester

Service-User Led Groups for Students

Noeleen Fasolilli, Counsellor, University of Manchester

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