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13 Nov
Team-Teach Positive Behaviour Management Level Two 12 hour training for medium/high risk settings
Aimed at individuals who support people with documented special needs or challenging behaviours, and who may pose a risk to themselves or others, the course will provide a thorough grounding in practical behaviour management strategies. It will equip individuals with a sophisticated understanding of challenging behaviour, and the social and legal context around its management. It will cover strategies of personal safety, team work and de-escalation, as well as teaching effective positive handling techniques: these include guiding, escorting and safe holding in various positions. The course is organised into 8 modules Module 1 - Background to Team-Teach Module 2 - The Legal Framework Module 3 - Understanding Aggression Module 4 - How Feelings Drive Behaviours Module 5 - De-escalation and Delusion Module 6 - Personal Safety Module 7 - Positive Handling (This section includes guiding, escorting and holding in standing, sitting and kneeing positions safety - techniques will be delivered appropriate to the group) Module 8 - Repair, Reflection and Review Participants will receive a Course Workbook and upon successful completion a certificate. Certification for this course is valid for 24 months.
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13 Nov
ELSA – North Somerset/Cheddar/Bridgwater
ELSAs are trained to plan and deliver programmes of support for pupils in their school. The majority of ELSA work is expected to be delivered on an individual basis, but sometimes small group work might be appropriate. ELSAs might be asked to work with pupils who appear anxious, shy, sad, or angry. They might also support children to develop social skills, friendship skills, or self-esteem.
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13 Nov
Roles and Responsibilities of the Equality Needs Coordinator (ENCO)
This course will help you: - To understand the role of the Equality Needs Coordinator (ENCO) - To understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion - know how to access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion - Explore practical strategies of how to promote equality and diversity in the setting.
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14 Nov
The National Award for SEN Coordination in Somerset 2019/20
This programme includes: • Two masters level modules, each of which is worth 30 credits (supported and accredited by Plymouth University) • A Professional development portfolio – to record evidence of learning and experience You will benefit from... • Six taught face-to-face days • Local LA (Local Authority) context for learning through face-to-face and virtual learning support and resources • Professional learning community • Networking with local SENCOs and sharing good practice • High quality local tutors with extensive expertise, experience, and knowledge • High-quality formative feedback Successful completion of all elements of the programme will result in the National Award for SEN Coordination, which is equivalent to a postgraduate certificate. The programme will be completed in one year and the fee is £2,400. Further information can be found here: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/pgcert-the-national-award-for-special-educational-needs-coordination
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14 Nov
Barnardo's Cygnet Course (Primary) - West Somerset
The Cygnet course is delivered over six, three hour sessions which work towards behaviour management and covers a number of topics: • Autism & diagnosis • Communication • Sensory Issues • Understanding behaviour • Managing behaviour
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