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Code: CPD/22/52 SEND: Bereavement and Loss

This course will cover:

  • Understanding what we mean by grief and loss in their broader sense
  • Understanding how children's responses to grief may vary
  • How can loss and grief manifest themselves in changes in behaviour
  • Different strategies and ways of supporting children and young people
  • Navigating difficult conversations

Facilitator: Hounslow EP Service - Dr Emilia Misheva

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1 01 December 2021 15:30 - 17:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/45 SEND: British Dyslexia Association: Dyslexia Friendly Classrooms

Do you want to find out more about how you can ensure your classrooms are dyslexia friendly?

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1 02 December 2021 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/53 SEND: How do I write a social story?

This course teaches you how to write a social story using the specific structure advocated by Carol Gray.  Each delegate will have the opportunity to write a social story guided by Lynn McCann.

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 06 December 2021 13:00 - 16:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/56 SEND: How do I set up a social detectives group?

Learn how to set up shared interest- based activities and teach autistic pupils how to be a social detective to develop confidence in their social interactions.

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 11 January 2022 16:00 - 17:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/46 SEND: British Dyslexia Association: Practical Strategies for learner motivation and self esteem

Do you want to find out more about practical strategies to improve learning motivation and self-esteem for pupils with literacy difficulties?

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/54 SEND: High School Workshop - How to support Speech & Language needs in a Secondary School

Please note this is a 2 day course, both days must be attended.


This course provides an overview of what is meant by the terms ‘speech’, ‘language’ and ‘communication’ and how these areas develop in adolescence to enable you to identify students in your setting who may have speech, language and communication difficulties. We will look at what difficulties Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students may face and discuss practical strategies and approach that can support students in these areas.

Ideal For:
Any practitioners working with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students including: teaching assistants, teachers and SENCOs.
This course is particularly useful for staff that are new to a setting or role supporting students or for those who would like to refresh their knowledge of speech, language and communication skills and relevant supportive strategies.

Please note: This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams. When you book, you will receive information about how to access the training and how the session will be run.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
2 20 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/55 SEND: Supporting children with reading comprehension difficulties

This course will cover :

• How to support children with reading comprehension difficulties?
• What processes are involved in proficient reading?
• What is required for good reading comprehension and why this may be more challenging for some children
• Evidence-based strategies and interventions that can be implemented on an individual and whole-class level

Facilitator: Hounslow EP Service -Dr Emilia Misheva

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 January 2022 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/57 SEND: Environment Modification Workshop

This session aims to give an overview of how the learning environment of a classroom can impact on children and young people’s speech, language and communication. It introduces practical strategies and adaptations that can be introduced within individual classes or across a whole setting, to create a good communication environment and support attention and listening, language and communication, and behaviour.

Ideal for:
Teachers and Childcare/Education staff in Early Years, Foundation stage, Key Stage 1, and Key Stage 2. This session is aimed at a Universal level of provision and so strategies and environmental modifications can be adapted and applied to support all children within the setting, including those with speech, language and communication needs and English as an Additional Language

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1 21 March 2022 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS 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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1 TBA 00:00 - 00:00 TBA Map
2 TBA 09:00 - 10:00 TBA Map