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Exploring teachers’ confidence in addressing mental health issues in learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) pre and post training

Author: Eve Devlin (Heronsbridge Special School)

  • Exploring teachers’ confidence in addressing mental health issues in learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) pre and post training

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    Exploring teachers’ confidence in addressing mental health issues in learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) pre and post training

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Abstract

This research investigates the benefits of training for education professionals around the topic of mental health for learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD). This includes raising awareness, alongside strategies and approaches to support this unique learning group. This study was conducted in a response to existing research, which concluded specific mental health training is needed for educational professionals working with learners with PMLD.

Keywords: PMLD, mental health training, SEN

How to Cite:

Devlin, E., (2024) “Exploring teachers’ confidence in addressing mental health issues in learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) pre and post training”, Focus on Practice (Wales Journal of Education), doi: https://doi.org/10.16922/wje.p5

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