As part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s, Mental Health & Wellbeing team’s new remit they are establishing two short life working groups (see below for more information). They are looking for a representative from the Voluntary Sector for each of these groups. Knowledge and experience of the Growing Confidence or Raising Children With Confidence (RCWC) parent programmes preferable.
1) Working with parents of teenagers – Working together to explore consultation with parents/carers of teenagers to see to what extent we can build on the Primary School Universal parent training programme (RCWC which was developed as part of Growing Confidence) and develop something similar for this age group.
2) Secondary School Mental Health & Wellbeing Group – Working together to consider best way to support ethos, culture, training & resources for staff in the Secondary School sector around the promotion of positive mental health & wellbeing.
The short life working groups would meet for 2 hours approximately every fortnight (ie. 10 meetings) until June 2013 in the first instance. A note of interest (or requests for further information) should be forwarded to: Dianne Morrison.