back to Events
13 Mar
Mental health support (students)
13 Mar 2019 - 13 Mar 2019

Mental health support (students)

March 13, 2019


Why should you attend?

In an ever more demanding world, the pressures that children and young people face are becoming greater. Understanding their mental health is a vital element of meeting their needs. This seminar provides an excellent opportunity for staff working with boarders to further their knowledge and understanding of the mental health issues children and young people face and how to give them the support that they need.



10 – 10:30          Tea/Coffee on arrival

10:30                  Welcome and Introduction

10:35                  Session 1 – What is mental health?

11:30                  Tea/Coffee

11:45                  Session 2 – Mental health issues in young people

12:45                  Lunch

13:30                  Session 3 – Supporting young people in boarding

14:30                  Tea/Coffee

14:45                  Session 4 – Developing a culture of wellbeing

15:30                  Close




Andrew Lewin, Director of Training and International, BSA

Andrew Lewin joined the BSA as Director of Training and International in August 2017. He manages the Training and International team within the BSA and delivers the largest CPD programme to boarding staff in the world. Prior to joining the BSA he lived and working in boarding literally all his life. He has been the Head in three boarding schools, as well as Deputy Head, Housemaster, Head of Geography, Master i/c Rugby, Hockey and Cricket, and Director of Development.

He has been an ISI Team Inspector and a Governor of an independent boarding school. He has also served on the local safeguarding children’s board in North Yorkshire and Cheshire, where he organised and delivered training for both local authorities and independent schools.

Mandy Saligari, Founder and Clinical Director, CHARTER Harley Street

Mandy Saligari is the founder and Clinical Director of CHARTER Harley Street, which was set up in 2008. Using her pioneering model of care to break the mould in addiction treatment, CHARTER has earned itself a solid reputation for clinical excellence and sustained recovery outcomes successfully treating addiction solely in an outpatient setting.

Having come into recovery herself in 1990, Mandy combines her personal and clinical experience as a highly respected and established clinician – passionate about helping people live healthy, happy, addiction free lives and raising awareness around the profound value of self-esteem. Mandy’s current clinical practice comprises group work, couples’ work, family work and individual work. Mandy is a regular contributor to press and television with her flagship Channel 5 programme ‘In Therapy’ now in its third series.

Mandy’s enthusiasm is infectious as she dispels the myths surrounding addiction and in her commitment to public speaking and in schools on early intervention, addiction, emotional coping mechanisms and self-esteem.


Cost: Member = £210 / Non-member = £260

Venue: Millfield School, Somerset, BA16 0YD


Millfield School, Millfield School , Somerset , Somerset, BA16 0YD, United Kingdom