CYP MH Crisis Training – Universal Offer

E-Learning for Health – Children and Young People with Mental Health Needs, Autism or Learning Disability

A wealth of e-learning and resources available. Of particular relevance:


We Can Talk

Open to those working in an acute hospital setting, We Can Talk is a free online home for training, resources, events and a community of practice dedicated to creating cultural change! If you are a nurse, HCA, paramedic, doctor, receptionist, security or any role working in an acute hospital and want to improve the experience of children and young people in mental health crisis, this is the place for you.


Wellbeing Series with Dr Lynette Rentoul

These guides were originally written to support schools in C&IOS. You can also access a series of recorded webinars based on these guidance documents via Headstart Kernow Cornwall Wellbeing Hub. You will need to register, go to ‘topics’ and then ‘wellbeing support to schools.’

The Cornwall Wellbeing Hub supports a whole school, trauma informed, relational approach to wellbeing that is ‘everybody’s business. Find training and resources to support children and young people’s mental health in Cornwall


CYP Trauma Informed Webinars produced by Margot Sunderland 

Trauma Informed Schools – Webinars by Margot Sunderland

These webinars available on a funded basis until the end of January 2023 for professionals working within Cornwall. Please email [email protected] for access.

These webinars are a must for anyone who works in early years settings. It addresses the latest neuroscience and psychology on the impact of both traumas of omission and traumas of commission with focus on presenting symptoms, prevention, and intervention.


Training and Resources:

  • Anna Freud Centre – a mental health charity for children and families have a range of training and resources available. ‘Child in Mind’ expert podcasts to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems. The series is presented by BBC Radio 4 presenter Claudia Hammond. In each 20-minute episode, she discusses an important issue in child and family mental health with an expert and a young person or parent.
  • Young Minds – a charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health have a range of training and resources available


Understanding ARFID:

  • What is ARFID? This recorded workshop is intended for parents of children diagnosed with Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), as well as professionals looking to learn more about ARFID (also available on the Neurodiversity Hub, Parent Carers Cornwall)
  • The Neurodiversity Hub hosted on the Parent Carers Cornwall website provides a range of information and resources on Eating and Drinking in children.


Sleep Advice

Hunrosa Sleep Takeaway Cards 

Cards to help give sleep advice, and for patients to takeaway. For children and young people and their families, including those children with additional needs. A section for those up to the age of 25 years. These have been developed by Hunrosa sleep consultancy working within the NHS. These commissioned cards use evidence based sleep information and advice.


In Development – the following recorded webinars will be available soon:

  • Lived experience – engaging young people in support
  • Lived experience – inclusion neuro-divergent
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Self Harm
  • LGBTQ+
  • Trauma Informed Approaches – Understanding Needs in Crisis
  • Understanding Neurodiversity – Supporting CYP on the autism spectrum in a mental health crisis