Speaker Bio – Steve Rees
Steve has taught in schools in Wales, England and the Caribbean and for the last nine years and has headed up a large primary school in Penarth. Prior to that, Steve amalgamated and led a large, primary school in Caerphilly and a smaller junior school for nine years. He also ran an Area Provision Unit for children with emotional issues, which is where he really became interested in children’s mental health.
Steve has spent a year studying with the Family Therapy Unit at the University of South Wales and more recently Counselling at Cardiff and the Vale College. He has also undertaken training in Mindfulness and qualified as a trainer in First Aid in Youth Mental Health through Mind. Steve is particularly interested in the personal, health and social development of young people.