Advanced Mental Health with Early Trauma
Why some children behave the way they do and how we can help them…..for education staff working with Adopted, Looked After or Vulnerable Pupils. It would be beneficial to complete our Mental Health First Aid training first, but not essential.
Training Dates and Times
Audience : Teachers, leaders, support staff, youth workers, any staff working with any young people. Particularly relevant for Adopted, Looked After or Vulnerable Pupils
Date Option 1 : Thursday 3rd December 2020
Date Option 2 : Thursday 20th May 2021
Time : 9.00am – 4.00pm
Venue : Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2NL
Cost : £190
Facilitated by : Lisa Wisher
This day long course is delivered by an external trainer, Lisa Wisher, who is a qualified Mental Health First Aid England Instructor, Social Worker, Psychotherapist (in Advanced Training) and adopter.
The core aims of the programme are to:
- Explain how trauma and abuse impacts on a child’s mental health
- Explore how events in childhood affect lifelong mental health
- Explain how children who have experienced trauma and abuse may behave in school
- Explore ways schools can support the mental health of their students who have experience early trauma
What does it involve?
The content is a mixture of up to date theory and research on attachment and neuroscience, which will help participants understand the often contradictory and difficult behaviour of some pupils. It also provides an opportunity to learn and identify a range of practical and tried and tested strategies, which can be adapted to different educational settings to help children who have been adopted, looked after or who remain in difficult home environments. The course also provides an interactive opportunity for participants to bring their own individual case studies – to help identify bespoke strategies for their pupil/s.
Abraham Guest in Wigan – “Lisa’s training was transformational – it enabled teachers and support staff to really appreciate what was behind some of the behaviours we see in the classroom and to deal with the behaviour in a non-confrontational way to that teaching & learning wasn’t compromised” – 2015
Flixton Girls School – “This was the best behaviour training I have ever attended”. – 2014
AGGS SCITT Trainees – “This training really opened my eyes and Lisa’s style of delivery was so engaging – we didn’t want it to end” – 2015