This course is for all staff that work with Looked After Children of all ages, especially Designated Teachers and Teaching Assistants - and it's free!
The Virtual School offers training in attachment, resilience and the developing brain. It is a two hour session where we look at:
It combines research and theory with practical approaches on how to support and develop positive relationships with children and young people who have experienced adversity in their early lives. Cost: This is funded for all staff that work with Looked After Children of all ages, especially Designated Teachers and Teaching Assistants. Where participants have registered and are accepted onto courses there is an expectation that they will cancel their place via www.schoolsupport.luton.gov.uk (within forty eight working hours Mon-Fri of the course start time) if they are unable to attend. It is the responsibility of the attendee to sign the register otherwise this will count as non-attendance. Failure to do so will result in being charged £25 for the delegate place. Delegates who attend this session without booking a place will be charged £25.00 per place.
- how the brain develops
- the impact of stress and adversity on brain development
- attachment theory and the importance of attuned relationships
- how to work with children and young people with attachment difficulties and developmental trauma
Teaching staff will have an understanding of attachment theory, how this applies to Looked After Children and strategies to support them in the classroom.
Teachers, Teaching Staff, Designated Teachers.