The School of Confidence is for?

Age range:

18-25 year olds

Criteria:

1.       Not in Education, Employment or Training or at risk of dropping out of college, work or training

And one or both of:

2.       Affected by poor mental health conditions such as anxiety and mood disorders (for example, panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and bi-polar disorder)

3.       History of traumatic / adverse childhood experiences

Exclusions:

  • Serious psychotic disorders e.g. schizophrenia, psychosis
  • Complex learning difficulties
  • Severe brain or neurological conditions
  • Conviction for a serious crime or current criminal activity[1]
  • Gang affiliation
  • Problematic substance misuse to the extent that the person is unable to engage in the programme
  • Active eating disorder to the extent that the person is unable to engage in the programme
  • No right to work