EHCAP News

All Emotions are OK

June, 2021

Alpiri Coaching is offering the opportunity for professionals from health, education and care to train in Mindful Emotion Coaching- go to www.alpiri.co.uk for details

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Maternal Mental Health Awareness

May, 2021

Deciding to become a parent when you have chronic depression and anxiety is never going to be easy. It is a decision that involves a lot of thought and consultation. And in my case, it was a decision that involved my psychiatrist. A blog by Lucy Howard.

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The Conversation about Mental Health

April, 2021

'We need to gain confidence in talking about mental health and illness not as a neat dichotomy but a messy, nuanced spectrum. We all like simple categories and answers, but the sooner we recognise that mental health doesn’t play this game, the better' See more about this topic by clicking the link below.

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Emotion Coaching Activities for very young children

April, 2021

Dr Sarah Temple and Becca O'Mahony have collaborated to produce an exciting array of Emotion Coaching activities for children age 0-5 years

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Crowd Funding

March, 2021

Check out our e-learning modules and support our crowd funding appeal

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Books to help children and families tune in to their emotions

March, 2021

Mrs H has been busy again and put together a lovely blog with details of books that our learning community have said they love and use with children and families.

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The Science of Adversity

The Science of Adversity

December, 2020

The science of adversity - the lifelong implications for mental and physical wellbeing

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Early Years and Duchess Kate

December, 2020

Introducing The Royal Foundation’s landmark research on the Early Years Written by Lucy Howard, blogger at Mrs H’s favourite things On Friday, 27th November 2020, the Duchess of Cambridge unveiled the biggest ever UK study on the Early Years. Drawing on science, this research tells us that a child’s experiences in their early years will go on to affect their lives as adults and their contribution as members of society.

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British Medical Journal

November, 2020

Introducing the British Medical Journal Paper- 'Adversity in childhood is linked with mental and physical health throughout life' written by Lucy Howard, a blogger at Mrs H's favourite things

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Latest brief from Center on the Developing Child

November, 2020

Recently a fantastic and incredibly interesting research brief has been produced by the Center on the Developing Child based at Harvard University. The work of this Centre, led by Dr Jack P Shonkoff, provides a solid evidence base for the theories behind Mindful Emotion Coaching and Adverse Childhood Experience (MACE).

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Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic with Compassion - Dr Sarah Temple

March, 2020

Stress, Resilience and the Role of Science: Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic with compassion

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EHCAP Young People's Voice

March, 2020

Shane Dangar has joined EHCAP and will be leading our 'Young People's Voice' which underpins everything we do.

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Coaching wellness

May, 2019

EHCAP has started working with medical students developing our coaching wellness plan for a peer mentoring programme. EHCAP believes in building skills and capabilities in Emotion Intelligence with the next generation of doctors and we are delighted to be part of this project.

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data and governance documents

data and governance documents

March, 2018

Changes to Data Processing - updates to EHCAP governance.

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The GP's role in responding to child maltreatment: time for a rethink?

July, 2014

GP's are ideally placed to spot early warning signs of child maltreatment and to work with families to prevent them from getting worse, according to a joint report by the Royal College of General Practitioners, NSPCC and researchers from UCL and University of Surrey

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Sons of Prisoners

Sons of Prisoners

May, 2014

Two thirds of convicts' sons face a life of crime - EHCAP follow the Children's Commissioner's Guidance and look at the care of these very vulnerable children and young people

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Jane Raca

April, 2014

Jane Raca - author of Standing Up for James- shares her experience of caring for her disabled child and helps us all understand how the grinding reality led her into a state of suicidal depression whilst having help and support and loving James has enriched her life immeasurably

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Standing Up For James by Jane Raca

Standing Up For James by Jane Raca

March, 2013

In 1999 Jane Raca's son James was born 15 weeks prematurely wth severe brain damage. With unflinching candour and wry humour lawyer Jane Raca writes about the legal battle she found herself in and the fight she had to give James the chance for a meaningful life and her family the help they need to cope. Jane is involved with the development of EHC Plans replacing Statements of Educational Need (SEN) - see http://www.standingupforjames.co.uk/33812.html

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