November monthly subscription Offer

Access all courses for only £90 £27.60 per month. Offer available until the end of November. Enrol now or miss this offer. Stay as long as you wish.

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Wellbeing Resources for Children coping with Coronavirus

International School Counsellors association
have some great wellbeing resources 


  – *Something Bad Happened: A Kid’s Guide to Coping with events in the
  Dawn Huebner -Ages 6-12. How to process different world events.
  – *What To Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids
  James J Crist -Ages 9-13. A help guide to processing fears and worries.

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Induction of Personal Assistants for Students with complex communication and learning needs

Here are a few thoughts on the induction of PAs who have complex communication systems and may also have different ways of learning and relating to others.

  1. Make sure expectations and tasks very clear
  2. Establish clear goals
  3. Clarify personal and professional boundaries from the start
  4. Allow PA to meet wider team members including involved therapists
  5. Clarify house rules
  6. Identify training needs
  7. Establish back up plan if PA not available
  8. Work on how PA with be involved as a ‘Communication Partner’ with young person – teaching them relevant communication skills and process

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Person Centred Planning training in Rotherham – Rowan Centre

Derek Wilson and Colin Newton offered training on Person Centred Planning for students with SEMH needs in Rotherham at the Rowan Centre. We were impressed by the insights and wider work of the team and their acceptance of the systemic problems of Special settings.

I just wanted to say a massive thank you for the training today. I absolutely loved it!! We are in a time of transition at Rowan. Trying to make things better and I know that this process will help us on our way.’ – Vicky Woodrow, Headteacher at The Rowan Centre

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