The VIK project in the East-Midlands
The VIK seek to give young people affected by Mental health a voice to make sure their voices are heard in the design and the deliveries of services affecting them.
The project raises awareness about mental health and mental wellbeing.
Supports young people to build their confidence and skills to be actively involved in the service they use.
Also, supports and advises professionals on how to effectively involve young people in the design and the deliveries of their services .
The VIK project covers the following areas Derby(shire), Leicester (shire) ,Lincoln(shire), Nottingham(shire) and Northampton(shire)
For more information please contact the regional worker
c/o refugee action,7 Millstone lane.LE1 5JN Leicester
The following film clips were made with the participation of Hinckley School children. It forms part of the training resources aimed at teachers and developed following a consultation of 100 children about their experience of transition from primary to secondary school.
This tool can be used to support training and illustrate some of the themes and issues raised during the consultation. It can also be played to pupils from years 6 and 7 so that they know that are not unique in coping with a multitude of feelings and that this will help them prepare and settle quickly.
Links to the four videos which make up the completed DVD are below:
What the Professionals say…
What the students say…
Introduction to managing transition