Children and Young People.
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Adverse Childhood Experiences [ACES]
What we experience or are exposed to as a child or young person can have a detrimental effect on
our mental and physical health as both a child and later on in adulthood.
This may impact severely our ability to achieve our potential.
Some of these areas could be:
Being subjected to physical sexual and/or emotional abuse.
Exposure to drugs and alcohol in the family.
Family members being involved in the Criminal Justice System, serving a prison sentence.
Having a close family member with a several mental health issue.
Breakup in a family through divorce, death or being taken into the care system.
This is a programme of between 8-10 sessions training children/young people to recognise
when their peers may be upset anxious or worries and gives them the confidence to approach
and support them.
Each Warrior is equipped with:
- understanding and knowledge
- an identification lanyard
- information give out
- a folder with more information
and works with teachers and other staff in the school being available through playground duty
on a daily basis.
Wellbeing Warriors at
Colley at Primary School
Thirteen year 5 and 6 pupils ready to support their peers and teaching staff.
Could your school benefit from this programme?
Will it cost a lot to buy in?
NO THIS IS REASONABLY PRICED AND GOOD VALUE
What are the benefits?
YOU WILL BE PROTECTING THE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
HELPING THEM TO SUPORT THEIR PEER
WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?
Telephone: 01384 685061 (directline)
Charity Number 1002257