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Covid-19 and young people’s wellbeing: school support

How do we adapt whole school wellbeing in the context of Covid-19? What support can we provide for pupils and parents, and what mental health issues should we be looking out for?


Dr Emma Silver is a consultant clinical psychologist with more than 25-years’ experience working in a range of settings with children, young people, and families. She has a post in a busy CAMHS at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust,...

In this video, recorded at the Independents Schools' Wellbeing conference, clinical psychologist Dr Emma Silver explores what schools can do to support learners during the period of disruption caused by Covid-19.

She addresses:

  • what whole school wellbeing looks like when we’re physically in school
  • adapting whole school wellbeing in the context of Covid-19 and remote learning
  • levels of support for pupils and parents
  • specific issues with mental health and young people in the time of Covid-19.
Last Updated Date: 
21 May 2020