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stem4 Webinars for Teachers - Session 2 - Depression and Low Mood
Depression was reported as the second highest cause of disability in the world prior to the pandemic. It is predicted that rates of mental ill health will rise globally by around 40% subsequent to the pandemic (The Lancet, 2020). Depression is associated with adversity, trauma and loss, all factors that many children and young people and their families would have experienced as a result of the pandemic.

This seminar aims to provide educational professionals with a greater understanding about depressive disorders, how they may present in educational settings, ways to engage and discuss depression within an educational context, resources and simple tips to support and help. There will also be an introduction on ways to educate students about depression using the stem4 Head Ed resource, including setting the scene, content and discussion points.

The seminar is 1 hour and will comprise of a mix of presentation and discussion as well as an optional 30 minutes of Q&A with Dr Krause following the session. Attendees will also be given access to Head Ed, our new online mental health curriculum, with the possibility to be part of a small pilot group for a further learning session and feedback on the module.

The seminar is suitable for - Education Professionals working with Key Stage 3,4 and college level students.

About stem4 – stem4 is a charity that aims to support positive mental health in young people and those who support them, this is done digitally through a range of apps, online resources and now also via webinar.

About the speaker – Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Nihara Krause has extensive experience working with young people and adults in various mental health settings. She has won multiple awards for her work and is the CEO and founder of stem4.

Apr 26, 2021 03:00 PM in London

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