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Making Sense of Behaviour (Cancelled)

Reason For Cancellation
Mulberry Bush Outreach - Linden House, 93 High Street
Course Tutors
Mulberry Bush Outreach
Admin Contact
Target Audience
SENCO / SEND Practitioners / Senior Leaders / Teachers / Teaching Assistants
Course Types
Workshop, Training day
Course Categories
Teaching and Learning / Special Educational Needs (SEND)
Course Description

Making Sense of Behaviour is a training course for all Teachers, Senior Leaders, Teaching Assistants & Cover Supervisors and aims to support confidence when working with managing challenging behaviour in a classroom setting. It encourages reflection on the links between social, emotional and mental health needs and challenging or worrying behaviour.

It covers both theoretical and practical elements including:-

  • Understanding the underlying cause of behaviours;

  • Prevention and de-escalation of challenging behaviours; 

  • An pportunity to link theory to your own practice.

Training Objectives

This course is designed to help practitioners from across the school sector to:

• Understand the causes and function of behaviour
• Develop practical strategies for working effectively with children and young people
• Consider ways of relating to reduce anxiety, prevent and de-escalate challenging behaviour.
• Feel confident in working with behaviour which challenges us.
• Work with emotional and behavioural communication in the classroom setting
• Recognise the emotional impact on staff through developing reflective practice
• Use psychodynamic approaches to understand and manage relationships

Learning Outcomes

  • To gain an understanding of behaviour as communication

  • To feel confident in working with behaviour which challenges us

  • To think about why children might be behaving in particular ways

  • To consider ways of pre-empting and de-escalating incidents of challenging behaviour.

Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 21 May 2020
End Date
Thursday 21 May 2020
Closing Date
Saturday 16 May 2020
09:30 - 15:30
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