Our Mental Health Lead training course will enable you to:
To join the course:
Thrive is a DfE quality assured provider of Designated Senior Mental Health Lead training.
Use the sections below to find out more about this course
Eligible settings may apply to the DfE to benefit from a £1,200 grant to cover the cost of training for a Senior Mental Health Lead.
All delegates who successfully complete this course will receive a Thrive certificate and a £100 Thrive training voucher*, plus free access to Thrive's Senior Leader Network.
Apply for funding
DfE funding is only available to schools and colleges in England. For more information on how to apply, click here.
The reference code for this course is SMHL068 - you will need this code as part of your grant application.
Please note that when booking this course Thrive will invoice your setting.
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Terms and conditions apply:
*This voucher has an expiry date of 3 months from date of issue.
This voucher will only be issued upon full completion of the Mental Health Lead course.
This voucher can only be used on open access training courses where the training cost exceeds £300.
This voucher has no cash value.
This voucher can only be used once, it will be checked against the Thrive live database and incorrect/expired vouchers will not be accepted.
This voucher can only be used by staff from a setting that has attended the Mental Health Lead course.
Only one voucher can be used against each course booking.
This training is for Senior Mental Health Leads who want to improve wellbeing, attendance, behaviour and attainment by focusing on mental health. It’s a fit for those new to the role as well as those looking to enhance their skills.
Schools and colleges can decide who is best placed to take on the role of Senior Mental Health Lead and undertake the training. Training could be for your:
This course teaches powerful strategies designed to help improve wellbeing, attendance, behaviour and attainment by focusing on mental health.
Unique in its focus on neuroscience, auditing and action planning, the course will enable you to:
Quality-assured, interactive training is delivered over 5 weeks:
After 12 hours with our highly experienced trainer, you'll know:
All Thrive training is now delivered by our experienced Thrive trainers using a mix of live webinars, e-learning sessions and e-mentoring. On the Thrive training pages you can find dates for courses running throughout the year. We also have a team of regional Relationship Managers who are happy to help – meet the regional team here.
To become a Thrive Licensed Practitioner you will need to be working with children on a regular basis and be able to carry out Thrive-Online assessments to pass the course. We recommend volunteering at a school if this is not possible in your current role.
To talk through our training courses and to discuss funding options, contact our Relationship Development team on 01392 797555 or firstname.lastname@example.org