What is Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs
The area of social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) includes:
> Social and emotional functioning
> The ability to regulate self and behaviour
> Mental health difficulties
The children and young people (CYP) who experience these difficulties may have a medical mental health diagnosis and they may have special educational needs in this area.
Lots of our information has been taken from the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RSCLT) website – https://www.rcslt.org/speech-and-language-therapy/clinical-information/social-emotional-and-mental-health/#section-1