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HIEDA/BSA – Supporting boarders with anxiety

2 October @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Venue: Overbury conference rooms, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Audience: Houseparents / Heads of House. Heads, deputy Heads, Designated Safeguarding Leads, Tutors, Matrons, Nurses. 

Course outline 

Boarders of all ages can encounter challenges at various stages of their development. Boarding schools aim to develop independent, caring, responsible young people but the journey can sometimes be bumpy. This seminar aims to cover some of the most common challenges facing young people and practical approaches to overcoming them. 

Training topics will include: 

  • Anxiety and its causes 
  • Homesickness 
  • Body image 
  • Unhealthy coping strategies 
  • Strategies to reduce anxiety and support those in need. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • To understand the causes of anxiety in young people at various stages in their development. 
  • To learn how to identify the signs of low-level anxiety 
  • To be able to develop strategies for young people to reduce anxiety. 


  • BSA/HIEDA Full Member – £135
  • BSA Affiliate Member – £170
  • Non-member – £270*

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.



2 October
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Health in Education Association
Boarding School Association


Overbury Old Village Shop
Nr Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 7NT United Kingdom
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