We are pleased that you have found us because here at Compass BUZZ we’re passionate about mental health and want to share our service with you.
Compass BUZZ is an exciting, new, innovative and free project that aims to improve the mental heath and wellbeing of children and young people aged 5-18 (25 with SEND) in schools across North Yorkshire.
To find out more about our training check out our BBC news coverage.
An exciting, innovative project that aims to improve the mental heath and wellbeing of children and young people aged 5-18 (25 with SEND) in schools across North Yorkshire. Compass BUZZ works (free of charge) with North Yorkshire schools to increase the skills, confidence and competence of staff dealing with children’s emotional and mental health concerns through delivery of tiered training sessions and professional consultations, expert advice and guidance.
How the service can help you
Compass BUZZ is an innovative project which strengthens the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people aged 5-18 (25 with SEND) across North Yorkshire. The project works with schools and other key partners to increase the skills, confidence and competence of staff dealing with emotional and mental health concerns.
- Level 1 Mental Health and Wellbeing Training-Prevention and Promotion for all school staff and key partners.
- Level 2 Mental Health and Wellbeing Training-Early Identification of Need for selected school staff
- Level 3 Mental Health and Wellbeing Training-Early Help and Intervention for selected school staff
- Request for Support Process- where school staff can request our help and support around group and individual time limited interventions
- BUZZ US-confidential text messaging service for young people aged 11-18 across North Yorkshire
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Meet the team
Hi, I’m Lisa, I have been a Compass Service Manager since 2013 and am lucky to have a job that enables me to work with such great colleagues who are committed to offering children, young people, families and professionals across North Yorkshire the best support they possibly can. The teams I work with are dedicated to helping children and young people make sustainable lifestyle changes that will improve their long-term health, resilience and emotional wellbeing in order to help them reach their potential.
Hi, I’m Emma, I love working for Compass BUZZ as every single day I get to make a difference to the help children and young people receive support around their Mental Health and Wellbeing. It is really important to me that everyone knows it’s OK to not be OK and even more importantly it’s OK to talk about it. I am immensely proud of the work my team do in carrying out their mission in making children and young people happier and healthier across North Yorkshire.
Hi I’m Rachael, I joined Compass REACH in 2016, moving to the Compass BUZZ team a year later. It is a great team and I love the diversity of the role dealing with professionals and young people. I am proud of the service Compass BUZZ provides which is having a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of young people across North Yorkshire.
Hi I’m Pip, I am a qualified youth worker and have been doing youth work in lots of different settings for 10 years. I am really passionate about mental health, I battled a lot in my teens with poor mental health and I am humbled to be part of such an amazing project that is making a true difference to improving support for children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Hi I’m Heather, I am a Wellbeing Worker because I want to be a voice in schools that promotes the importance of everyone feeling good and functioning well. Before this role, I was a social sciences teacher specialising in psychology. I feel that I can combine my experience of working in a school with my knowledge of wellbeing to work collaboratively on finding realistic and effective strategies that help children and young people feel good and function well.
Hi I’m Ashleigh, this is one of the most rewarding jobs I could do, not only do I work with an amazing team, I am also incredibly valued by Compass. I could not be more passionate about protecting, promoting and improving the mental health and wellbeing of our children and young people. I believe that we need to eliminate the stigma and help each other to move towards a brighter future.
Hi I’m Paul, in joining Compass BUZZ I have found my niche; delivering training in schools is a fantastic way to engage people and support them to develop ideas and confidence around mental health and wellbeing. It is a privilege working with so many school staff that recognise the importance of improving young people’s mental health in order to help support the whole child.
Hi I’m Alice, I have worked in a variety of roles alongside children and young people and find this really fulfilling. I am very passionate about challenging stigma and promoting positive mental health and wellbeing for children, young people and adults. I am delighted to be part of the Compass BUZZ team and believe there is no limit to what we can achieve!
Hi I’m Becks, being a Wellbeing Worker is the most rewarding job I’ve ever had! I’m proud of the role I play in supporting schools staff to build their confidence in dealing with mental health issues in children and young people. Everyone at Compass BUZZ works together to create a healthy and happy North Yorkshire and I think that’s worth smiling about!
Hi I’m Sarah, I feel it is an absolute privilege to be working as a Wellbeing Worker for Compass BUZZ as I am passionate about raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing for children and young people as they have the right to be understood, their voices heard and their needs met.
Hi, I’m Nadine and before coming to Compass Buzz I worked in adult mental health and substance misuse. I thoroughly enjoy my role here and seeing the positive impact that our support and training has had on our North Yorkshire Schools and Children’s wellbeing. This has been a great team to join and everyone is very committed and passionate about helping children receive the enjoyable childhood they deserve.
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