National Educational Leaders in Mental Health Liverpool March 2022

A version of the Advanced Mental Health Lead training especially for Heads and senior leaders in education

Leading to a Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health Aware Leadership (Educational Leader) in addition to accreditation as a National Educational Leader in Mental Health.

Venue: Toxteth Annexe Aigburth Road Liverpool L17 7BN Telephone number 0151 233 3901 email

Times: 9.00am till 4pm

Dates: 29th Mar 2022, 23rd May & 5th July

DfE Course title: Advanced Designated Mental Health Lead

DfE Course Code: SMHL008

Course preparation
All course materials are delivered digitally. This means you will need to bring a device or download the materials before coming on the course.
Before the course you are required to complete a personal skills audit and also a setting audit. These are both available online through If a colleague is also completing a course with us, then complete the setting audit in tandem.

Course Instructor

Sonia Cross Sonia Cross Trainer

Sonia is committed to improving the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people. She has been a Health and Wellbeing Officer at School Improvement Liverpool for over three years now. In 2015 Sonia played a pivotal role in the citywide review of mental health services in Liverpool schools. Sonia holds Training and Development Lead Body qualifications and has successfully delivered to a range of senior school staff across all phases. Sonia also holds the National PSHE CPD qualification and is accredited to deliver it. Sonia is able to design and deliver bespoke training around resilience, teaching about mental health and staff wellbeing to meet the needs of any audience.

Course Registration


You will be invoiced £800 plus VAT only if we have confirmation of DfE funding (we have applied for this course fee to be paid for by the DfE Mental Health Lead Training Grant).

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