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Building Blocks Group Intervention

Venue
Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC), 78 St John's Road, Isleworth
venue
Course Tutors
Early Years Training
tutors
Admin Contact
Early Years Training (earlyyearstraining@hounslow.gov.uk)
Target Audience
EY & Nursery Staff / SEN Teaching Staff / SENCO
target audience
Course Types
Course - Half Day
Course categories
Latest Courses / Early Years Training
Subject
Early Years / EYFS / SEN
Course description


Target audience


Setting SENCOs and Early Years Practitioners


 


Course outline


Building Block Play Therapy or Lego Based Therapy is a child-led and peer based social skills group intervention that was initially developed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by Dr. Daniel LeGoff, a Clinical Neuropsychologist from Philadelphia, USA. The purpose of this session is to provide practitioners with practical ways to plan and deliver a Building Blocks group intervention.


 


 

Training objectives

Course objectives


The session will aim is to provide practitioners with practical ways to plan and deliver a Building Blocks   group with young children that have been identified as needing additional support with their social interaction and language skills and development


The session will include practical ideas and modelling of small group work.

Learning outcomes

Course outcomes


Practitioners will have increased ~


knowledge and understanding of how social interaction and language skills develop in young children


understanding of how to identify links to the EYFS


confidence to identify children that would benefit from attending the Building Blocks group


understanding of ways to support the development of social interaction and language skills and development


confidence to plan and deliver a Building Blocks group in their setting


understanding of how to identify targets for individual children and monitor their progress during the group

Additional Information
Start Date
Monday 18 November 2019
End Date
Monday 18 November 2019
Closing Date
Sunday 17 November 2019
Times
14:00 - 16:30
Maximum Places
25 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1