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School mental health consultations – Place2Think

School mental health consultations – Place2Think

Small group supervision for education professionals supporting positive mental health in school communities. Facilitated by Place2Be clinicians experienced in school and community settings.


What is it?

Place2Think follows a format of shared learning known in therapeutic and social care contexts as group supervision; this usage of the word supervision is relatively new to education, although not completely unknown.  

In this context it has no relation to line management or being supervised. It is about learning skills and tools for enabling you to take a perspective on your work which might not always be available when you’re in the thick of it.  

Guided by Place2Be clinicians, groups of 6-8 peers meet monthly to share experiences of mental health in the school community. These sessions offer a chance to download and recharge in a safe environment, giving renewed energy for the challenges of your role. 

You will have the opportunity to learn about mental health, build your network and make space to support your mental health and that of your school during this exceptionally challenging time. 

What it isn't

Place2Think is not a taught programme, group therapy or line management. 

Funded Offers

We have funding from Education Scotland to provide Place2Think supervision groups for education professionals across Scotland, from any school and in any role. 

We also have funding from the Lord Mayor’s Appeal to provide the same offer to all education professionals in London. 

Place2Think will be run remotely via MS Teams in Scotland and Zoom in London. Each cohort of 6-8 people runs for six sessions across a 5-6 month period. 

Programme Details

What can we help with? 

  • Supporting anxiety
  • Issues in the playground or classroom
  • Building resilient relationships with children and young people 
  • Reflecting on our emotional responses to children and young people
  • Practising self-care, managing stress 
  • Devising a whole-school approach to mental health. 

Join an information session to find out more. 

Information Sessions

Find out more by attending an information session, you must have attended one of these before committing to a place on a cohort. 

  • In Scotland, information sessions will be delivered via MS Teams. 
  • In London, information sessions will be delivered via Zoom. 

If you have any issues with the platform used in your location please email us, schools@place2be.org.uk outlining the issue and the remote platform you are able to access.  

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Entry Requirements

You must have attended an information session to join a Place2Think group. 

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal (LMA) and Education Scotland are funding Place2Be to run this programme for free in London and all Local Authorities of Scotland respectively. If you are not in these localities and are still interested in the offer get in touch via our enquiries form.

Find out more

Register your interest in attending an information session. 

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