Meetings

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People ("Mind over Matter") – Follow-up

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 10/12/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Committee discussion

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee discussed its approach to the Plenary debate on the Mind over matter: two years on Report, scheduled for 16 December 2020.

 


Meeting: 10/12/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

The emotional and mental health of children and young people - preparation for the Plenary debate on the Mind over matter: two years on Report (16 December 2020)

Carol Shillabeer, Chair - Together for Children and Young People (2) Programme

Deb Austin, Programme Manager - Together for Children and Young People (2) Programme

 

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee discussed the emotional and mental health of children and young people with Carol Shillabeer and Deb Austin, Chair and Programme Manager of the Together for Children and Young People (2) Programme.

 


Meeting: 03/12/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee from the Welsh Government regarding the Support for the mental health and well-being of learners

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Meeting: 19/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter to the Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Welsh Language from the Welsh Language Commissioner regarding Welsh Language mental health services

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Meeting: 24/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Follow up: consideration of the draft report

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the draft report. Subject to minor amendments, the report was agreed. 


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales to the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding Welsh medium mental health provision for children and young people

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Meeting: 11/03/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Ministerial update on the emotional and mental health of children and young people in Wales – next steps for Mind over Matter

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Meeting: 11/03/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Follow-up: session with parents and carers (invitee only)

 

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the Mind over Matter report with parents and carers.


Meeting: 13/02/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Follow up: Stakeholder event (Invitee only)

 

11.15 - 12.45 – Discussion with stakeholders

12.45 – 13.15 – Break

13.15 – 14.15 – Discussion with Welsh Youth Parliament Members

 

Link to consultation responses

 

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the progress of the report with Stakeholders and Members of the Welsh Youth Parliament.

 


Meeting: 30/01/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1.)

Training Session with Gwent Attachment Service (NHS) - Invitee only

The impact on children and young people of issues relating to attachment and bonding have been prevalent in recent inquiries undertaken by the Children, Young People and Education Committee. As such, the Gwent Attachment Service has been invited to provide a day’s training.

 

This training session is for invitees only and will not be open to the public.

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Meeting: 16/01/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Joint Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services and Minister for Education - next steps for Mind over Matter report

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Meeting: 08/01/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Minister for Education - Update on training in the education sector from the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Hub

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Meeting: 08/01/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair to the Welsh Government - The emotional and mental health of children and young people - next steps for Mind over Matter

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Meeting: 08/01/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services - Together for Children and Young People NHS Programme

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Meeting: 04/12/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2.)

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Follow-up: consideration of the next steps

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Meeting: 06/11/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Minister for Education and the Minister for Health and Social Services - Update on Committee's 'Mind over Matter' report

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Meeting: 06/11/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young people - Follow-up - consideration of the response from the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Education

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the response. Members agreed:

·         time would be scheduled at a future meeting to consider the response and the Committee’s next steps in more detail;

·         to write to the Welsh Government to inform relevant Ministers of this intention.

 

 

 


Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services - additional information following the Minister's scrutiny session on 20 June

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Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter to the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Education - Follow-up on the Committee's inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People in Wales - Mind over Matter

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Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services - Draft Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan 2019-22

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Meeting: 18/07/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Minister for Education - further information from the meeting on 20 June for the 'Mind over Matter' report follow-up

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Meeting: 26/06/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - follow-up - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence heard during the session.


Meeting: 26/06/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - follow-up on the 'Mind over Matter' report - evidence session 3

Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive – Powys Teaching Health Board and Manager of the Together for Children and Young People Programme

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Together for Children and Young People programme.

 


Meeting: 26/06/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Minister for Education - Welsh Network of Healthy School Scheme

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Meeting: 20/06/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Follow up on the 'Mind over Matter' report - evidence session 1

Kirsty Williams AM, Minister for Education

Steve Davies, Director, Education Directorate

Ruth Conway, Deputy Director Support for Learners Division

 

*Please note that the all the papers under item 2 are also relevant to item 3. 

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee scrutinised the Minister for Education.

2.2 The Minister for Education agreed to provide a note on the number of schools including the number of staff members that have received ACEs training.

 


Meeting: 20/06/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Follow up on the 'Mind over Matter' report - evidence session 2

Vaughan Gething AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Joanna Jordan, Director of Mental Health, NHS Governance & Corporate Services

Matt Downton, Head of Mental Health and Vulnerable Groups

 

*Conscious of the significant amount of work underway in this area, the Committee did not wish to overburden stakeholders with further consultation to inform this session. However, stakeholders were informed that they were welcome to share views on progress if they so wishes. Two papers were received:

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee scrutinised the Minister for Health and Social Services.

3.2 The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed to provide the following:

  • A summary of the NHS Delivery Unit Capacity Review Report including all individual Health board reports and the report that the interim improvement plans are based on. 
  • Management data on neurodevelopmental services.
  • An update on the broader work, including the role of other agencies, for children and young people with extremely complex needs who are being placed in hospitals in England.
  • A note on the progress being made on the emotional and mental health of Looked after children (Recommendation 23 of Mind over Matter).

 


Meeting: 20/06/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Follow up on the 'Mind over Matter' report - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence heard during the session.


Meeting: 16/05/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - follow-up: Update from the Together for Children and Young People (T4CYP) Programme

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Meeting: 16/05/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - follow-up: Update from the Minister for Health and Social Services on the Committee's Mind over Matter Report

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