SHINE Virtual Conference Thursday 24th September, 2020 – Invitations were sent today

In lieu of the planned May 2020 SHINE conference, we are pleased to share with you the programme for the Virtual SHINE Conference to be held on Thursday 24th September, 2020. Invitations went out today to all our member schools and Local Authority and Regional Collaborative health and wellbeing contacts. It promises to be a very interesting day, please see below an outline of the programme:

  • “Supporting young people with anxiety” Professor Cathy Richards, Lead Clinician & Head of Psychology CAMHS, Hon. Professor University of Edinburgh and Gillian Barclay, Depute Principal Psychologist, Children’s Services, City of Edinburgh Council
  • “Sleep, Circadian Rhythms and Mental Health in Schools” Professor Daniel Smith, SHINE Principal Investigator, and Dr Cara Wilson, both from the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, plus a training taster session from Sleep Scotland included
  • The SHINE online pupils mental health survey Judith Mabelis, Research Fellow, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow
  • The SHINE Case Studies – an evaluation of the HBSC/SHINE HWB report in 8 SHINE schools Dr Stephanie Chambers, Research Fellow, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow
  • Case studies showcasing a variety of applications of the SHINE/HBSC report in different school contexts 5 different SHINE schools
    • Using HWB data effectively to inform the school improvement plan” Fiona Donnelly, Headteacher, Sandwood Primary School
    •  “Using HWB data to ensure that the PSE curriculum reflects the needs of the school community” Andy Dingwall, Depute Headteacher, Blairgowrie High School and on secondment to Tayside as Coordinator for School Counselling
    • “Using HWB data to inform a whole-school approach to HWB, involving the wider school community” Margaret Ramsay, PT Wellbeing and Aisling Shandley, DHT, St Modan’s High School
    • “Sharing HWB data with pupils to drive forward whole-school mental health interventions” Amy Murney, PT Pupil Support, Dunblane High School and on secondment to Stirling Council as Coordinator for School Counselling
    • “Using HWB data to support and promote positive mental health in an island context” Suzie Dick, Depute Head Teacher Arran High School, Lamlash Primary & EYC
  • “Understanding the findings from the TeenCOVIDLife survey – 12 to 17 yrs” Professor David Porteous, Generation Scotland Principal Investigator, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh
  • “Understanding the findings from the Children’s Parliament “How are you doing?” survey – 8 to 14 yrs” Dr Colin Morrison, Children’s Parliament
  • Afternoon breakout rooms to network and share good practice with colleagues

The series of webinars throughout the day will be hosted on Zoom which has a capacity for 500 delegates in each session. All SHINE Leads, (plus 1 or 2 additional members of staff depending on numbers), HWB Leads in each Local Authority and Regional Improvement Collaborative are invited to the conference.  For non-SHINE members, the videos will be made available on our website after the event.

We hope you will save the date and join us!