The Department for Education and wider government agencies call for specialist training so that professionals working with children and young people are better equipped to support their mental health needs.
The One Editorial Therapeutic Interventions blog brings you sector specific articles, created by experts.
There are times when some children are not emotionally ready for learning. Some pupils will be affected by past experiences, uprooting, loss and bereavement.
The One Editorial blog is created by our team of registered therapists to bring you evidence based, educational sector specific, news, information and guidance on a range of topics including therapeutic interventions.
For many years it was assumed that boys are simply more likely than girls to develop autism. This has been reinforced by historic statistical evidence, with much larger numbers of males each year diagnosed as falling somewhere along the autistic spectrum.
How can we nourish a sense of balance towards food in our school-age children? It is well documented that eating disorders carry with them some of the highest mortality rates of any mental health problems and as such are afflictions which need serious attention.
Recent news reports have reminded us of an upsetting reality; some of the most vulnerable children in our care system get adopted only for this placement to break down. This can happen despite painstaking efforts from the new family to make the changes work.