We work in partnership with health and local authority commissioners’ to provide evidence-based programmes for developing positive mental health, wellbeing and resilience in children and young people.
We're proud to have worked on many exciting projects with our wonderful partners, including:
Our range of specialist support provides effective early intervention and prevention of mental health problems in children and young people. We partner with local authorities and health commissioners across the UK to increase local capacity to meet the wellbeing needs of children and young people.
We specialise in providing practical, evidence-based approaches to improve school mental health and wellbeing for staff and pupils.
We are a DfE assured provider of Senior Mental Health Lead training.
Our online early intervention programmes are delivered nationally with local authority partners to develop localised packages of wellbeing training and support for groups of schools.
We work with the NHS, CCG's and local authority commissioners to deliver wellbeing for education recovery programmes with groups of schools
We are experts in participatory approaches to co-production with children and young people. Using their voice to inform the delivery and development of effective early intervention and mental health problem prevention.
Our partnership projects with local authority and health commissioners have included child and adolescent voice led approaches to, developing community mental health services, improving school wellbeing, peer mentoring, young person led mental health campaigns, and large scale school based mental health anti stigma programmes.
We provide a range of online training programmes, workshops and support programmes for health, local authority, education sectors and children’s organisations.
We develop and deliver training programmes that upskill the children’s workforce to improve children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
We have trained School Mental Health Leads (SMHL), School Leaders, Teacher and school staff, Youth Workers and Children and Community Public Health Nurses. These have included large scale children’s workforce development programmes for public health, and education commissioners.
We develop specialised, evidence-based, early prevention programmes that promote wellbeing and resilience in children and young people.
We are pioneers of the use of Positive Psychology Coaching (PPC) to help the prevention of mental health problems in at-risk young people. Using PPC as an intervention to help young people develop resilience and wellbeing and prevent the development of common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.
We specialise in developing whole school approaches to wellbeing using applied positive psychology, organisational psychology and coaching to increase school capacity to develop embedded positive mental health and wellbeing
Delivering mental health and wellbeing training and CPD for schools, settings, parents and practitioners.
Providing ongoing support to implement and embed wellbeing training within schools or local community settings.
Supporting education for wellbeing recovery programme nationally through partnership work with commissioners
Developing and delivering co-produced child and young person led mental health and wellbeing services and support.
Providing support in partnership with commissioners that helps children and young people to builds resilience and prevent mental health problems developing.
Working in partnership with local service providers such as Mental Health Support Teams, NHS, CAMHS, Early Help Teams, Educational Psychologists, and the voluntary sector.
Our whole school system for positive mental health offers a step-by-step process, enabling us to support schools audit, plan and take action in developing their whole school approach.
Developed from Positive Psychology, organisational psychology, and practical experience of working with schools for 12 years. Our system framework helps schools and colleges figure out their unique starting point for developing whole school wellbeing that supports all pupils, staff and the school community.
Positive education is the science of wellbeing applied in educational settings.
Worth-it are a leading provider of Positive Education in the UK. We base all our programmes on the SEARCH Pathways to Wellbeing (Waters and Loton, 2019). SEARCH provides a proven and evidence-based framework that supports schools to plan implement, develop and embed sustainable approaches to developing whole school wellbeing.
Coaching Psychology is the evidence-based approach to using coaching to improve wellbeing, performance, and success. Coaching has been proven to be the most effective leadership and development tool within the education sector.
We use positive psychology coaching to support schools, commissioners and practitioners develop and implement our early prevention programmes that support children and young people. Coaching is important to us as we are not prescriptive in our approach. We believe in empowering schools, practitioners and partners to take the theories, tools, techniques and approaches to developing wellbeing and make them their own. This has been demonstrated to be the most effective way of working for creating a sustained and embedded change to early prevention.
Charlotte Lee, Population Health Programme Manager, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
We specialise in working in partnership the NHS, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG's) and Local Authorities to increase localised capacity to prevent the development of mental health problems in children and young people.
Our range of coaching, workshops and early prevention programmes delivered in partnership with commissioners support children and young people to learn strategies for wellbeing and resilience.find out more
Our Wellbeing Ambassadors Programme enables partner organisations establish and support an empowered team of young people that will be the leaders of wellbeing initiatives that provide early mental health support for their peers.find out more
Our online training for staff teams of practitioners, such as teachers, nurses and key workers. Increases their capacity and skills to support children and young people's to develop strategies for positive mental health and wellbeing.find out more
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The City of York Council commissioned Worth-it Positive Education CIC to work in partnership with the School Wellbeing Service to develop a peer support programme, to provide young person led early intervention and prevention within different settings including schools and colleges. This project was known as Mental Health Champions (MHC) and was developed and delivered in schools across York.
In 2018, Worth-it Positive Education CIC was commissioned to develop and deliver a train the trainer programme of our Wellbeing Ambassadors Programme in partnership with Bedford Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and local schools. Key members of staff, such as CAMHS school link and early help team from the local authority, were trained to train peer mentors within schools.
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