Karen is CEO and Executive Principal for Carillion Academies Trust. She also works as an advisor for Tameside LA. In her own schools and those she supports Karen believes that pupils’ positive emotional welfare is key to academic success.
Karen also provides the educational input to ‘Team Mental Health’ who provide mental health training for schools, designed and delivered by consultant psychiatrists. The UKCPD accredited training ranges from basic content for community members to an advanced level for Mental Health and Wellbeing Officers. The focus of all TMH training is to prevent, detect, promote early intervention and to stamp out stigma!