Supporting Social, Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People

Supporting Social, Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People

Supporting Social, Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People

A practical training course for those of you teaching or supporting children and young people in a range of settings.

This training will provide you with:

  • A wealth of information and an opportunity to share experiences with other teachers, teaching assistants (TAs), early years practitioners and others working with children and young people who have social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Practical advice and strategies which are easy to implement class/learning rooms and the wider school/setting environment including how to be a social, emotional and mental health aware setting (SEMH Aware)
  • Language Builders for Social, Emotional and Mental Health, a practical resource containing an abundance of tips, ideas and strategies
  • Registration with OCN London to enable you to achieve accreditation at level 2 or 3 (accredited courses only)

Eligibility criteria: Participants need to have achieved accreditation at level 2 or 3 for an Elklan Speech and Language Support for 0-3s, 3-5s, 5-11s, 11-16s, Post-16s, SLD, ASD or Vulnerable Young People core course prior to enrolling on this course or be an SaLT.

Face-to-Face Training
Online Training

£270* plus VAT per person.
* Price will increase to £280 plus VAT for courses commencing after 1st August 2024

Face-to-Face Training
Face-to-Face Training

£350* plus VAT per person.
* Price will increase to £360 plus VAT for courses commencing after 1st August 2024

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Sessions

1. What is SEMH? and The Link Between SEMH and SLCN
2. Theories to explain SEMH
3. Language and vocabulary development to support SEMH needs
4. Supporting social communication and emotional literacy
5. SEMH Aware environments

Available courses

Accredited Online Training

Practitioners working with Under 7s
SEMH for under 7s (or older children who are functioning at the age of 7 years or less)

Face-to-Face Training
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Online Training

Face-to-Face

Targeted strategies for specific age range

Language Builders for Social, Emotional and Mental Health
e-book

Paperback
Anytime access to the e-learning sessions
Ten weeks
Teaching from an Elklan Tutor
Discuss and share with other learners

External accreditation with a 6 credit Award on successful completion

Learning log to complete online

Time commitment per course for all aspects 4-4½ hours total per week* 4-4½ hours per week**

£270* plus VAT
* Price will increase to £280 plus VAT
for courses commencing after 1st August 2024

£350* plus VAT
* Price will increase to £360 plus VAT
for courses commencing after 1st August 2024

May vary where run locally

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*This is an accredited course and so you will need to actively engage with the training and complete a learning log. To do this you should expect to set aside around 4½ hours weekly.

This will include:

  • 1 to 1½ hours to complete the online session and prepare observations etc. for the live webinar
  • 1 hour to attend the live webinar
  • 1½-2 hours to plan, implement knowledge and strategies learnt and write-up the plan, observations and evaluation in an online e-log

**This is an accredited course and so you will need to actively engage with the training and complete a learning log. To do this you should expect to set aside around 4½ hours weekly.

Further training opportunities

Communication Friendly Settings (CFS)

Find out how a whole setting team can work together to make the learning environment more Communication Friendly.

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