Parental Engagement Is Good. But What Does It Really Mean?
Campaigning broadly for parental engagement often doesn’t reach the parents you most want to. For these parents, engagement has to be case specific, and involve partnership working at home and at school, explains Maureen Hunt
Jessica’s Story: Responding To Children Who Have Suffered Traumatic Loss
A child’s behaviour can spiral out of control in the aftermath of losing a loved relative or parents separating. Putting these children into detention or suspending them, is the opposite of how a school should respond. Dr Margot Sunderland describes what happened to Jessica
The Mental Health Crisis in Schools Is Going To Explode: Can Positive Education Prevent A Meltdown?
Mental Health services for children pre-Covid-10 were already overwhelmed. We now need something more than reactive, over-stretched services and inadequate services. The preventative strategy that Positive Education seems to offer could be the way forward, explain Andy Mellor and Jim Nicholson.
Seeing Children’s Experiences Of Domestic Violence Through A Trauma Informed Lens Helps Their Journey To Recovery
Clinical psychologist Dr Asha Patel and Childhood Trauma Expert Jane Evans have come together to create The Healing Together Facilitator Programme. Here they outline their new training course and why is it needed right now