Mick Atkinson

@ George Williams College

Mick Atkinson has over 25 years’ experience spanning the Statutory, Voluntary and Community Sectors.

He has particularly expertise in children and young people’s mental health and the effect of adverse childhood experience on emotional development and resilience. As Vice Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health coalition he has considerable experience of partnership working, campaigning, policy and external affairs.

He has also worked closely with U.K  government to influence policy. His ongoing commitment is for better prevention, access and support for young people, particularly in school.  

Mick is also a Director of the Children’s Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC), which is the UK’s leading membership organisation collecting evidence to improve children and young people’s mental health.