Training and events

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Training

All of our training courses are evidence based and will help your staff team to develop skills to support the children and young people in your setting.  Delivered by qualified and experienced educational psychologists, you can be confident that our courses will give your staff a good understanding of the latest teaching and thinking on the topic as well as practical strategies and resources to use in school.  They will benefit from handouts, ideas and tips to develop well-being in children and young people and  leave them fully equipped to manage and support individual children and young people’s needs.

We have a number of existing courses immediately available to settings:

Attachment, this training focuses on:

  • key concepts in relation to attachment theory,
  • the ‘big asks’ for pupils with insecure attachment,
  • strategies to support pupils,
  • and the impact of working with insecurely attached children on adults.

Anxiety, this training focuses on:

  • What is anxiety?
  • The young person’s perspective,
  • Signs and indicators to look out for,
  • The link between feelings, thoughts and behaviour,
  • Core approaches that staff can adopt to support children and young people

Bereavement and loss, this training focuses on:

  • What do we mean by bereavement and loss?
  • How might a child experience loss?
  • Core approaches that staff can adopt to support children and young people
  • Specific resources can be used in school
  • Looking after your own wellbeing

Depression, this training focuses on:

  • What is depression?
  • Signs and indicators to look out for
  • The young person’s perspective
  • Core strategies and approaches that staff can adopt to support children and young people

Self-harm, this training focuses on:

  • What is self harm?
  • Why children and young people people may self harm
  • The young person’s perspective
  • Core approaches staff can adopt to support children and young people who self harm
  • Specific resources that can be used to support children who self harm

Staff well-being, this training focuses on:

  • Why is staff wellbeing important?
  • Resilience Framework
  • Supervision
  • What can school do?

We can deliver our training courses at your setting or at a suitable local venue to you, to any number of staff. With notice, we can also deliver training on topics not listed above.  If you are interested in having us deliver training in your setting, please complete our contact us form and we’ll provide you with a no-obligation quote.

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Events

  • Tuesday 19 May 2020 - Emotionally Friendly Settings Conference
    Theme:  Emotionally Friendly Communities where everyone can thrive
    Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
    Venue: Leigh Sports Village. WN7 4JY
    Breakfast and lunch provided
    Bookings available here soon

a flexible, whole setting approach to improving children and young people's mental health and emotional well-being