Ireland - Promoting well-being in secondary schools
A guide to establishing a student support team in post-primary schools (ages 12–18) has been published. Student support teams are set up to address learning, social and behavioural issues to help to prevent the development of mental health problems. Psychologists from the National Educational Psychological Service at the Department of Education and Skills, which issued the guide, are available to provide advice to schools on setting up or reviewing student support teams and to support schools in liaising with other community-based services that also have a role in mental health promotion.
This article is drawn from the latest edition of Education in the News.
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