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Green paper on Children and Young People’s Mental Health – Consultation response

2 March 2018

Summary

Green paper on Children and Young People’s Mental Health – Consultation response Question 1 The core proposals in the green paper are: • All schools and colleges will be incentivised and supported to identify and train a Designated Senior Lead for Mental Health who will oversee the approach to mental health and wellbeing • Mental Health Support Teams will be set up to locally address the needs of. [...] Out of the following options how do you think we should measure the success of the trailblazer phase? Please pick your top three: Impact on children and young people’s mental health Impact on quality of referrals to NHS Children and Young People Mental Health Services Impact on number of referrals to NHS Children and Young People Mental Health Services Quality of mental health support deli. [...] To what extent do you think this gives parents enough information on the mental health support that schools offer to children and young people? All of the information they need Most of the information they need Some of the information they need None of the information they need Don’t know Answer: SOME of the information they need Please tell us more about why you think this (max 250 words) It must. [...] As well as quantitative measures, it is vital to use qualitative methods in assessing the impact of the proposals: talking to the CYP directly and getting feedback will be critical to understanding the impact of the proposals. [...] The Virtual School should act as the gatekeeper between residential homes, teaching and pastoral staff in schools and mental health support teams, to ensure that individual young people have access to the services and support they require, in the same manner as they would in identifying and securing additional educational support.

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Royal Society for Public Health