Christie Spurling, N-Gage - Children On The Edge of Exclusion
Looking at issues young people face. Reasons for educational and social exclusion. Risks if they are left to struggle. Thinking through strategies for managing disengaged young people. And what does and doesn’t work. Exploring examples of innovative ideas that tackle this issue of where and how the Spirit leads, in conversation with the wider scope of the conference.
Lindsay Collins - Chaplaincy and Adolescent Mental Health Issues
In this seminar Lindsay Collins looks at ways in which Chaplaincy can support and develop positive attitudes to mental health in schools through our theology, our pastoral care and our own example. Lindsay will also discuss some of the mental health illnesses that are most prevalent in our young people and examine ways in which we can not only support those suffering from these illnesses, but help to change the environment, language and hidden messages that exacerbate these issues.of where and how the Spirit leads, in conversation with the wider scope of the conference.