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Developing Resilience in Children and Young People

All children will experience events in their life that can be challenging. How they respond is related to their levels of resilience and coping skills. Delivery by Juliette Ttofa and Simon Rowe

Course Aims

  • to help primary and secondary school staff to understand the psychological importance of resilience
  • to identify vulnerable children and provide strategies to enhance their resilience
  • to promote a whole school approach to fostering resilience in all children

Please note: attending this course means you are eligible to attend 'Promoting Resilient Thinking: Using Cognitive Behavioural Approaches'

Who is this course for?

This full-day course is for all primary and secondary school staff wishing to develop theirknowledge and skills to promote resilience in children and young people.

Course cost: £110 pp (Lunch included)

 

Contact: Pat Barnes 01452 328 075, email: pat.barnes@gloucestershire.gov.uk 

21st November 2017 9:30 - 16:00

GLIC (Global Languages Immersion Centre)
4-6 Commercial Road
Gloucester
GL1 2EA

Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) Training

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A 7 day course to support practitioners in mentoring students so as to build their emotional resilience.

Delivery by Juliette Ttofa in collaboration with other Educational Psychologists.

The course will cover the following topics and all days will be delivered by specialist or trained Educational Psychologists:

  • Resilience, Attachment, Emotion Coaching, Active Listening/Communication Skills,
  • Social Skills Interventions, Self-esteem, Strengths-Based Approaches, Solution-Focused
  • Approaches, Creative Therapeutic Interventions, Trauma, Loss, Bereavement, Family
  • Separation, Cognitive Behavioural Approaches, Growth Mindset, Mindfulness

What happens after training?

ELSAs will be able to:

  • Carry out regular (weekly) half-hour sessions with individual pupils or small groups
  • Develop programmes of support that are matched to pupil needs
  • Monitor interventions using appropriate tools for evaluating the impact of interventions for
  • children with SEMH needs
  • Evaluate when it is time to take a step back and allow the pupil to progress independently
  • with support from class staff
  • Share ideas with other staff about how to support pupils

Who is this course for?

Teaching assistants; primary school staff, secondary school staff; SEMH special school/alternative provision staff; independent school staff; social care professionals; family support workers; youth workers; learning mentors; college staff; Gloucestershire University staff

Course Cost 

£850*

*30% reduction for 10 places bought at the same time before the end of school year 2016-2017

Lunch not included (there is an onsite café)

(Tea and coffee at 9.00am)

When and where?

  • Day 1: Wednesday 4th October 2017, 09:30-16:00
  • Day 2: Wednesday 8th November 2017, 09:30-16:00
  • Day 3: Wednesday 10th January 2018, 09:30-16:00
  • Day 4: Wednesday 7th February 2018, 09:30-16:00
  • Day 5: Wednesday 7th March 2018, 09:30-16:00
  • Day 6: Wednesday 9th May 2018, 09:30-16:00
  • Day 7: Wednesday 6th June 2018, 09:30-16:00

Education Centre, Nature in Art, Main A38 Twigworth, Gloucester GL2 9PA, Venue Tel: 01452 731422

(Free onsite parking available)

To Book

Please contact Pat Barnes on 01452 328075 or pat.barnes@gloucestershire.gov.uk

 

Please note: On-going supervision will be expected in order to maintain the accreditation. This will incur an additional cost of £200 per year per ELSA. This cost includes 6x2 hour supervision sessions.

4th October 2017 - 6th June 2018 9:30 - 16:00

Education Centre
Nature in Art
Twigworth
Gloucester
GL2 9PA

Mental Health First Aid 2 day course

This MHFA course will teach you how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems
28th September 2017 - 29th September 2017 9:00 - 17:00

2&6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Mental Health First Aid 2 day course

This MHFA course will teach you how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems
6th November 2017 - 7th November 2017 9:00 - 17:00

2 & 6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Mental Health First Aid 2 day course

This MHFA course will teach you how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems
22nd January 2018 - 23rd January 2018 9:00 - 17:00

2&6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Mental Health First Aid 2 day course

This MHFA course will teach you how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems
22nd February 2018 - 23rd February 2018 9:00 - 17:00

2&6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Mental Health First Aid 2 day course

This MHFA course will teach you how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems
10th May 2018 - 11th May 2018 9:00 - 17:00

2&6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Mental Health First Aid Lite

A three hour course which will enable participants to gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health and how they might support the young people they work with.

5th October 2017 13:00 - 16:00

2 & 6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Mental Health First Aid Lite

A three hour course which will enable participants to gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health and how they might support the young people they work with.

9th January 2018 9:00 - 12:00

2&6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Mental Health First Aid Lite

A three hour course which will enable participants to gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health and how they might support the young people they work with.

18th April 2018 9:00 - 12:00

2&6 Therapy Rooms
Wainbridge House
Shepherd Road
Gloucester
GL2 5EL

Play and Learning to Socialise (PALS) Social Skills Programme

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Course details Wednesday 14th June 2017

Course details Tuesday 19th September 2017

A full day training course to promote emotional literacy in children ages 3-6

Course aims

  • The training is aimed at professionals who wish to develop children's key skills (ages 3-6 years) to play and socialise with their peers effectively using the PALS Programme
  • Attendees will receive the PALS resources consisting of puppets, a guide book and DVD
  • There will also be a follow twilight session to monitor progress

Price: £90 plus additional cost of £250 for all materials to deliver the programme in schools. Please bring your own lunch

When and Where?

Tuesday 19th September 2017, 09:30-15:30 (tea and coffee at 9am) GLIC (Global Languages Immersion Centre), 4-6 Commercial Road, Gloucester, GL1 2EA

How to book

Contact Pat Barnes on 01452 328075 or pat.barnes@gloucestershire.gov.uk

19th September 2017 9:30 - 15:30

GLIC
4-6 Commercial Road
Gloucester
GL1 2EA

Promoting Resilient Thinking: Using Cognitive Behavioural Approaches

All children will experience events in their life that can be challenging. How they respond is related to their levels of resilience and coping skills. Delivery by Juliette Ttofa and Simon Rowe

Course Aims

  • to further develop an understanding of thinking resiliently
  • to introduce the basic elements of cognitive behavioural approached and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • to familiarise staff with one CBT based programme (GoStrengths) to support children and young people to think resiliently
  • to promote skills in delivering a CBT based programme to children and young people

 

Please note: in order to attend this training you will need to have attended the 'Developing Resilience in Children and Young People' training course

Who is this course for?

This full-day course is for all primary and secondary school staff wishing to develop theirknowledge and skills to promote resilience in children and young people.

Course cost: £110 pp (Lunch included)

When and Where?

09:30 - 15:30 (tea and coffee at 09:00)

28th November 2017

4-6 Commercial Road, (formerly Global Languages Immersion Centre), Gloucester, GL1 2EA

Venue Tel No. 01452 328 075

Contact: Pat Barnes 01452 328 075, email: pat.barnes@gloucestershire.gov.uk 

28th November 2017 9:30 - 15:30

GLIC (Global Languages Immersion Centre)
4-6 Commercial Road
Gloucester
GL1 2EA

Therapeutic Storywriting Training

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An accredited 3 day training course to support children with emotional, social and behavioural needs through their own storywriting.

Price: £395

When and where?

Day 1: Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 09:30-15:30 (tea and coffee at 9am)

Day 2: Tuesday 31st October 2017, 09:30-15:30 (tea and coffee at 9am)

Day 3: Tuesday 28th November 2017, 09:30-15:30 (tea and coffee at 9am)

Battledown Centre

Harp Hill

Battledown

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

GL52 6PZ

How to book

Contact Pat Barnes on 01452 328075 or pat.barnes@gloucestershire.gov.uk

3rd October 2017 - 28th November 2017 9:30 - 15:30

Battledown Centre
Harp Hill
Battledown
Cheltenham
GL52 6PZ