Training

Training

This page provides details about the Emotional Health and Wellbeing training available to schools, early years settings and colleges:

Settings looking to develop their work for all students and staff and/or promote good Emotional Health and Wellbeing should focus on products labelled as ‘Universal’.

 

Settings looking to develop their work for students at risk of developing Emotional Health and Wellbeing difficulties and staff supporting them should focus on products labelled as ‘Targeted’.

 

Settings looking to develop their work for students with Emotional Health and Wellbeing difficulties and staff supporting them should focus on products labelled as ‘Specialist’.

 


 

Emotional Logic: Introduction for staff and governors

Emotional logic is an approach to reducing stress,increasing resilience, and promoting adaptability through  practical, innovative and lifelong learning skills. In this session we introduce staff to the theory and practice of Emotional Logic and explore how it can promote emotional health and wellbeing of staff and students.

Learning Support Team


Emotional Logic: Introduction for parents

Emotional logic is an approach to reducing stress,increasing resilience, and promoting adaptability through  practical, innovative and lifelong learning skills. In this session we introduce parents to the theory and practice of Emotional Logic and explore how it can promote emotional health and wellbeing both at home and school.

Learning Support Team


Introduction to Counselling Skills

An introduction to the skills used by Counsellors to support young people to gain a more objective understanding of their difficulties and to help problem solving when they feel stuck. This training is appropriate for school staff who are supporting young people with a variety of emotional needs, e.g. through regular mentoring sessions with an individual student. It can be useful to follow up  this training with supervision for individual members of staff if need.

Educational Psychology Team


Supporting emotional health and wellbeing in learners with English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Training to highlight the specific difficulties and associated risks for EAL children in a school environment: inability to communicate their thoughts and feelings, lack of extended family, change of cultural norms, lack of security or feeling of belonging. This training will focus on  building self-esteem, using buddying, child centred approaches and awareness of language and vocabulary. This training will be particularly valuable to staff working with Teachers of new arrivals who are particularly vulnerable and refugees.

English as an Additional Language Team

 


Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) training

ELSA training is a recognised and respected accredited approach to building skills and understanding in teaching assistants working with children with emotional health and wellbeing difficulties. ELSAs attend 5 days training and then received regular group supervision in the price quoted. They also have access to the ELSA network and resources. The training can be delivered in one school to a number of TAs or across a number of schools, with the benefits of cross setting learning. At the end of the course ELSAs are able to: Carry out regular (weekly) sessions with pupils with SEMH issues; Develop programmes to support that are matched with pupil need; Monitor interventions using appropriate tools; Evaluate pupils' progress.

Educational Psychology Team


An introduction to bereavement

1 day session exploring  models of grief, grief and the developmental context of childhood (understanding of death, etc.),  manifestations of grief in children (emotional, behavioural and physical responses), complicated grief in children – when specialised support is required, risk and protective factors. The day will also include a practical focus on how to support a bereaved child (including candidates participating in a creative activity).

Educational Psychology Team


Introduction to self-harm

Staff training session aimed at promoting awareness of self-harm in young people. This training will  provide an insight into reasons to why students may self harm. There will be a focus on how coping strategies and resilience can be taught through the PSHE curriculum and addressed through whole school approaches to emotional health and wellbing. The session will also introduce strategies for supporting individual students who self- harm and how to think about risk within an educational setting.

Educational Psychology Team


Self esteem for dyslexic learners

In this training we look at the emotional impact of dyslexia on learners, particularly focusing on their self esteem. We consider  how perceived educational failure impacts on motivation attention and engagement and discover strategies for breaking this cycle for students struggling with literacy.

Learning Support Team

Contact the Educational Psychology team

Training, assessment, targetted intervention, therapeutic work with children and young people and support for staff and/or parents
Call 01905 678139

Email your enquiry

Contact the EAL team

For help with pupils learning English as an Additional Language
Call 01905 678187

Email your enquiry

Contact the Learning Support Team

For support with a range of learning needs
Call 01905 678187

Email your enquiry
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