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Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training (6 day course)

“The role of the ELSA is essential in offering focussed and intensive support for these vulnerable pupils. It cannot be more highly valued”

Outline

6 full day sessions in autumn term 2019 followed by 4 x 2 hours group sessions half termly over spring and summer terms 2020.

  • Cost: £600 per ELSA

Description

This 6 day highly practical course is designed to deepen the awareness of emotional well-being in the school environment and build the capacity of key staff to meet children’s social and emotional needs.
Outcomes, by the end of the course ELSAs:
  • Understand the psychological theory of emotional literacy.
  • Deepen their skill levels and increase their confidence in working with children with social, emotional and mental wellbeing needs.
  • Have a broad knowledge of evidence based practical support techniques.
  • Are aware of resources they can use to meet the needs of children and young people with social, emotional and wellbeing needs

Programme

Day 1: 12/09/2019 | 09:30 - 15:30

Title:
Venue: The Technology Centre (TC / The Technology Centre), The Technology Centre, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West, CH65 3EN
Trainer: Kate Hughes, Principal Child & Educational Psychologist

Day 2: 19/09/2019 | 09:30 - 15:30

Title: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Venue: The Technology Centre (TC / The Technology Centre), The Technology Centre, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West, CH65 3EN
Trainer: Kate Hughes, Principal Child & Educational Psychologist

Day 3: 26/09/2019 | 09:30 - 15:30

Title: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Venue: The Technology Centre (TC / The Technology Centre), The Technology Centre, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West, CH65 3EN
Trainer: Kate Hughes, Principal Child & Educational Psychologist

Day 4: 03/10/2019 | 09:30 - 15:30

Title: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Venue: Barnton Primary School, Townfield Lane, Barnton, Northwich CW8 4QL
Trainer: Kate Hughes, Principal Child & Educational Psychologist

Day 5: 10/10/2019 | 09:30 - 15:30

Title: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Venue: Barnton Primary School, Townfield Lane, Barnton, Northwich CW8 4QL
Trainer: Kate Hughes, Principal Child & Educational Psychologist

Day 6: 17/10/2019 | 09:30 - 15:30

Title: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Venue: Barnton Primary School, Townfield Lane, Barnton, Northwich CW8 4QL
Trainer: Kate Hughes, Principal Child & Educational Psychologist

Outcomes

Outcomes, by the end of the course ELSAs:
  • Understand the psychological theory of emotional literacy.
  • Deepen their skill levels and increase their confidence in working with children with social, emotional and mental wellbeing needs.
  • Have a broad knowledge of evidence based practical support techniques.
  • Are aware of resources they can use to meet the needs of children and young people with social, emotional and wellbeing needs

Booking Information

Following the 6 days of training, 4 small group supervision sessions are provided in order to develop reflective practice in schools and maintain high standards of delivery. The venue for the supervisions is decided by the groups and usually takes place in a school conveniently located for all.

Audience

Teaching Assistants and Learning Mentors employed by schools (primary or secondary) either mainstream or special

12 Sep 2019 09:30 - 15:30

Closing date: 09/09/2019
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Day 1: 12 Sep 2019 09:30 - 15:30
The Technology Centre (TC / The Technology Centre), The Technology Centre, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 3EN
Trainer: Kate Hughes
Day 2: 19 Sep 2019 09:30 - 15:30
Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
The Technology Centre (TC / The Technology Centre), The Technology Centre, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 3EN
Trainer: Kate Hughes
Day 3: 26 Sep 2019 09:30 - 15:30
Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
The Technology Centre (TC / The Technology Centre), The Technology Centre, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 3EN
Trainer: Kate Hughes
Day 4: 03 Oct 2019 09:30 - 15:30
Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Barnton Primary School, Townfield Lane, Barnton, Northwich CW8 4QL
Trainer: Kate Hughes
Day 5: 10 Oct 2019 09:30 - 15:30
Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Barnton Primary School, Townfield Lane, Barnton, Northwich CW8 4QL
Trainer: Kate Hughes
Day 6: 17 Oct 2019 09:30 - 15:30
Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training
Barnton Primary School, Townfield Lane, Barnton, Northwich CW8 4QL
Trainer: Kate Hughes
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