There are a wide range of CPD programmes that we recommend as part of the grant funding process. The programmes cover an array of topics including trauma management, curriculum building and emotional resilience
Friends for Life
An evidence based group recommended by the World Health Organistion (WHO) which focuses on helping children to develop emotional resilience
Contact - http://www.thepsychologytree.com/friends
Just Right State
The Just Right State programme looks at the use of sensory activities and foods, to help children learn how to self regulate their emotional states and behaviour.
Contact - www.sensoryattachmentintervention.com
The Lousie Bomber Training is offered free to attachment leads via the Virtual School but there is an associate of hers, Alison Lumley, who offers bespoke training to whole school staff over a number of twilights. This is a really good way of embedding the training across the school.
Contact - https://touchbase.org.uk
The Thrive Approach
Through online tools, training and mentoring, we support you in learning about the emotional and social development relevant to a child’s age. We also help you to understand a child’s challenging or troubling behaviour as communication.
Contact - www.thriveapproach.com/
BraveHeart Education is about helping and supporting those working with vulnerable children – whether they are looked after, adopted or in challenging home environments. They operate a number of paid for and free guides and training programmes dedicated to trauma and attachment in children and young people.
Contact - www.bravehearteducation.co.uk
Fagus runs childhood trauma workshops designed to provide educational professionals with an understanding of how trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) impact social and emotional development leading to difficulties in the classroom.
Contact - www.fagus.org.uk/childhood-trauma-workshops
Trauma Informed Schools
Trauma Informed Schools runs a number of paid for training opportunities to help schools become 'Trauma Informed'. These include one day training workshops, dedicated senior leader training, school inductions and a Diploma in Trauma and Mental Health Informed Schools and Communities (Practitioner Status)
Contact - www.traumainformedschools.co.uk/