Supporting Mental Health in Primary and Early Years: a practice based approach


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Emphasising not just mental health needs, but also the importance of creating a culture of inclusion for all pupils so that all pupils develop high self-esteem, emotional intelligence, social confidence and resilience, this book provides.

An introduction to key theories that relate to mental health.
An overview of the current context in relation to mental health in schools.
Guidance on the identification of pupils with mental health needs.
Evidence-based research on interventions to support pupils with mental health needs.
An assessment tool which will support teachers in identifying needs and planning subsequent interventions.
Case studies of practice from a primary school and early years setting.
Based on action research which has been implemented in a primary school, this important text is valuable reading for students on teacher training courses, and practising primary school teachers.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages168
ISBN (Print)9781526459367
Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2019


  • Mental health
  • Primary education
  • Early years


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