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Social and Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)

 

 

Children and young people may experience a wide range of social and emotional difficulties which manifest themselves in many ways. These may include: becoming withdrawn or isolated, as well as displaying challenging, disruptive or disturbing behaviour. These behaviours may reflect underlying mental health difficulties such as:

  • anxiety or depression,
  • self-harming,
  • substance misuse,
  • eating disorders or
  • physical symptoms that are medically unexplained.

Stages of Support

Description

1

Teachers raise concerns with subject leader

2

Subject Leader raises concerns with PWC

3

PWC and SENDCo discuss cases individually

4

The school implements strategies and actions in conjunction with external agencies and the Advisory Teaching Service