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Attachment, attainment and behaviour: an introduction for schools

Outline
Behaviour interventions are effective in ‘closing the gap’ (Sutton Trust/EEF 2014). Research shows an inextricable link between attachment and school readiness and school success (Commodari 2013, Geddes 2006). For example, as many as 80% of pupils diagnosed with ADHD have attachment issues. Teachers and other adults in school can provide attachment opportunities for pupils and thus reduce challenging behaviour 
Description
This course is an interactive, thought-provoking introduction to the topic which allows opportunities for s haring best practice and developing effective, evidence based strategies. 
Outcomes
On completion of the session participants will: 

    • Understand the key concepts relating to attachment within a school setting
    • Understand the possible implications of attachment difficulties for children within the school environment
    • Be able to identify pupils at risk of insecure attachments
    • Identify possible support strategies for use on an individual, classroom and whole school level
    • Be able to talk authoritatively to colleagues about attachment and thus build capacity within school
    • Have developed strategies to support at risk pupils
    • Receive quality assured resources
    • Produce a bespoke outline action plan
Audience
Pastoral leads and staff, SENCOs, HTLAs, TAs, support workers, teachers with health responsibilities, classroom teachers, matrons 
  • Course length: Half day
  • Theme: Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
Date: Monday, 20 November 2017 09:00
Venue: Technorth Training Room 5
No SLA Price: £99.00
Full SLA Price: FREE

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