Conference presentations from Dr Pooky and Jo Bradley are below

SEMH Support

Services and support available via Cornwall Council - there are a range of services available via the Council which can be accessed at reduced or no cost. The lead for SEMH is Nick Millward,, Mobile 07483123983

Penny Hermes, Consultant. Offering individual pupil consultancy and training for all school staff.

Behaviour Support South West - Gill Hawkins (nee Smith). Advises and supports the social, emotional and behavioural needs of children within a primary educational setting.

We are a united collaboration of professionally qualified Play Therapists, who have come together voluntarily, to offer education and advice about how Play Therapy can support the mental health and well-being of children across Cornwall.

White Gold Cornwall works with children, young people and adults across the whole of Cornwall to help them navigate life’s challenges.

We offer tailored support to address a wide range of issues and have a proven record of assisting individuals to develop and become valued members of our communities.

White Gold works with schools to develop a bespoke 1:1 plan to support children and young people of all ages. There is an online referral form, we would encourage schools to call the White Gold team to discuss the types of support available.

We are an equine rescue and rehabilitation charity with a youth services team who provide alternative provision for children and young people with mental health difficulties who are perhaps struggling to access mainstream education. Session fees are £25 per hour per head. Sessions can be booked in weekly blocks (i.e. 6 weeks, 8 weeks etc) with view to extending or left open for however long the student requires the input. Sessions can vary in length, depending on the individual child.

The SEMH team (previously known as the Behaviour Support Team) takes a lead role in developing provision for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs within schools and settings. The team consists of experienced Advisory Teachers, Family Workers and Specialist Behaviour Support Workers, 

The Dreadnought Centre is a registered Charity working with children, young people and their families who are experiencing difficulties in their lives – be it emotional, behavioural or physical. Looking behind behaviour and providing support to explore and recognise feelings and emotions. Empowering children and young people to build resilience and increase emotional intelligence.