Tackling Mental Health and Building Resilience – a focus on our children and young people

Date: Monday 20th September 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Webinar - Zoom, Joining instructions to follow, ,
Cost: Free

The pandemic has raised anxieties and affected everyone’s mental health, especially for our children and young people.

This interactive session will explore the challenges faced by children, young people and their parents during the pandemic and what support they need to feel safe and secure.

Led by experienced practitioners from TLC: Talk, Listen, Change, this is an opportunity to share your experiences, ask questions and learn about resources and strategies to help children and young people in a time of continued uncertainty.

The Session

  • Check in
  • We are TLC – learn about our services
  • Our Pandemic Story… and beyond
  • 1st breakout –  challenges faced by parents and children during Covid-19
  • Breakout feedback and Q&A with the TLC Team
  • 2nd breakout – Hope for the future
  • Breakout feedback and Q&A with the TLC Team
  • Final thoughts and check out

The pro-manchester EDI committee recognises the unique needs and characteristics of parents and how this is rapidly changing especially during the pandemic. To support this group a new sub committee has been established focused on Parents and their relationship with work.

About the Speakers:

Emma Jones-Holding Head of Counselling Services - TLC; Talk, Listen, Change

Emma is Head of Counselling Services at TLC responsible for counselling operations and clinical standards. They have over 15 years’ experience working in the private, public and third sector in project development and delivery. Originally from a science background, they retrained and have been practicing as a therapist working with couples, individuals and families since 2012. 

Sharon Doyle Children and Young Persons Domestic Abuse Service Manager - TLC; Talk, Listen, Change

Sharon has been working at TLC since December 2015. She works throughout Greater Manchester, mobilising and operationally managing the Children and Young Persons Department. Prior to this Sharon managed TLC’s Greater Manchester STRIVE project, in collaboration with Greater Manchester police, helping to reduce domestic abuse and empower people within their own communities.

Justine Lea-Grime Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor - TLC; Talk, Listen, Change

Justine works for TLC as a counsellor for adults and young people, as well as a clinical supervisor to student and qualified counsellors. Before this, they worked extensively within the youth justice system alongside social workers, youth workers, domestic violence workers, CAMHS, and probation. They have delivered training for Trafford Council and The Police, Fire Service, and other community enterprises. Prior to this they worked as a student support tutor in a secondary school and as a youth worker.

Joni Fox Children and Young People Who Use Harm Practitioner - TLC; Talk, Listen, Change

Joni has been working at TLC since February 2021 as a Children and Young Persons Who Use Harm Practitioner. She works on two Greater Manchester projects; Adolescent to Parent Violence and Encouraging Healthy Relationships (young people using harm in intimate relationships). Before this, she worked as a pastoral mentor and teaching assistant in Manchester.

Interested In The Event?

If you’re interested in attending, you can book online here.

For any further enquires about this event, contact [email protected]