A qualified primary school teacher, with 18 years’ experience, Joanna joined YoungMinds in 2014 and has helped design and deliver the Academic Resilience offer for schools.
Joanna Watson - Trainer Consultant
For 12 years, Joanna managed the Health Education Link Service, which supported the delivery and development of Personal, Social and Health Education in primary, secondary and special schools and Pupil Referral Units in Lambeth, South London.
In this role, as well as managing the team of teachers, counsellors and nurses, she worked closely with Public Health, Children’s Services, CAMHS, Teenage Pregnancy Strategy and Healthy Schools, in order to promote better preventative and early intervention for children and young people.
More recently, Joanna worked for Barnardo’s as the co-ordinator for a social emotional learning programme (PATHS) in London schools.