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Infant Observation Seminar 2016/17


WCS is very pleased to offer a seminar series to accompany an infant observation experience. The seminar meets weekly for 40 weeks per annum to accompany a weekly observation of a mother and baby in their home environment from birth to 18 months for one hour a week. The seminar will be managed on a rolling basis with participants leaving and joining (up to a maximum of six) as they complete their observations.

Application details: Please write to Sue Lee, Head of Training, briefly setting out your experience and qualifications and why you would like to participate in the seminars.

Cost:£1,000 per annum (£25 per seminar) payable in advance or by monthly installments.All participants will be enhanced police checked at no extra cost.

Nick Clegg's Speech - Making mental health a priority


"So it’s time for us to bring mental health out of the shadows and to give people with mental health conditions the support they need and deserve.
Slowly, but surely, you are transforming people’s attitudes about mental health and ensuring that those who need help know that they are not alone…..
So the government has decided to take a bolder and more focused approach to mental health and wellbeing" Nick Clegg

here is the link if you would like to read Nick Clegg's speech>


Click here for a link to the government's latest thinking on the importance of mental health

Articles of Interest


  • An LSE Counselling Report which was launched at the House of Commons on 15 October.

  • A Daily Telegraph article on Illness in the Workplace (one in three absences are due to stress and anxiety)

Articles of Interest