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Code: CPD/21/224 SEND: Aware Level: To introduce the principles of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)

• Our offer includes a comprehensive introduction to PBS.
• PBS is a government recommended approach to supporting vulnerable people and the Department of Health specifically recommends PBS following the Mid Staffordshire and Winterbourne Review.
• PBS has a strong evidence base for supporting people with intellectual impairment or learning disabilities.
• Our course covers a range of areas that will be useful for your work with people with learning disabilities and/ or autism, including if you are front line staff or a manager
• Its foundation is the use of person-centred approaches to meet the needs of people with a learning disability and/or autism who may be at risk of displaying challenging behaviours
• You will understand it is backed by evidence from behavioural science
• It is important that those of you implementing behaviour support to understand why you do it and the range of strategies available to you
• It will also enable you to adapt your practice with useful strategies for your day to day work based on inclusion, choice, participation and equality of opportunity

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 June 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
2 16 June 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
3 23 June 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/21/180 SEND: Introduction to Supporting Pupils with Down Syndrome (Cancelled)

This course is for school staff looking for an overview of Down Syndrome and is a useful starting point for those new to supporting learners with Down Sydrome.

To equip school staff with detailed knowledge of the specific learning profile of children and young people with Down Syndrome and how to support their learning needs within school settings.

Participants should attend both sessions.

Facilitators: Hounslow EP Service - Dawn Collard and Katherine Pugh

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 May 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
2 24 June 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/21/202 SEND: Girls and Autism

This course looks at the identification, characteristics and support needs of autistic girls from the early years through to becoming young adults.

Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017. She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO Magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimus SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories). She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2021 15:00 - 16:30 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/21/226 Wellbeing for Education Return and Whole School Approach

Wellbeing for Education Return is nationally developed training package for education staff. The project is funded by the Department for Education and Department for Health and Social Care and has been co-developed with Health Education England, Public Health England, and NHS England and Improvement. The
Adults, children and young people alike may have suffered with their mental health and wellbeing during this pandemic. This training will support staff working in schools and colleges to respond to the additional pressures some children, young people and staff may be feeling as a direct result of the pandemic. It will focus on developing whole school wellbeing approaches, the tools to build resilience and understanding the vital components of staff wellbeing at this time.
This train the trainer model of learning will provide delegates with the framework and models to be cascaded throughout schools and colleges.

This session, focussing on wellbeing and whole school approach, is suitable for anyone working in the area of supporting mental health and wellbeing within an educational setting.

There are 8 sessions in total but they have been published separately so you would need to let me know which sessions you would like the links for.  The webinar and resources are available until 31st March 2022.

It is up to you when you attend your sessions as I will forward your links as soon as you let me know, so please ignore the dates and timings listed on this course description.  The system wouldn't let me enter it any other way!  Simply email me the sessions you would like to attend.

As soon as you let me know I'll send you the Power Point and links to the recorded Webinars for you to view at your own leisure.

These sessions are free to all and delivered by Hounslow Mental Health Support Team, West London NHS. Funded by the Department for Education and Department for Health and Social Care and has been co-developed with Health Education England, Public Health England, and NHS England and Improvement

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 TBA 00:00 - 00:00 TBA Map
2 TBA 09:00 - 10:00 TBA Map