ELSA Training Beginning September 2022 – COURSE FULL


23/09/2022 - 02/12/2022


All Day

Our September ELSA course is now fully booked.

However we will be running courses throughout the year, dates to be confirmed.

If you wish to be added to our waiting list please email Stephen Shillito at:

and we will get in touch once a new course is announced.

Many thanks.
May 2022



ELSA Training Beginning September 2022


  • 23rd September
  • 7th October
  • 21st October
  • 4th November
  • 18th November
  • 2nd December

The Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) programme is a six day course delivered by two HCPC registered educational psychologists. It aims to equip teaching assistants (or teachers) with the skills and resources to provide direct individual and small group support to students with social, emotional or mental health difficulties. Follow up group supervision/ support is a compulsory element of the training. The training is suitable for staff working in primary, secondary and special schools.

The comprehensive course covers:
• Emotional literacy/ raising emotional awareness
• Building resilience and self-esteem
• Active listening and communication skills
• Self-regulation and anger management
• Working with puppets
• Social skills
• Friendships skills
• Writing therapeutic and social stories

Cost: £735.00 per person.

The cost includes:

  • All course materials and resources
  • Copies of Emotional Well-being, an Introductory Handbook and Excellent ELSAs
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Four follow up supervision sessions

Venue: St Laurence Centre,
Saint Laurence Church Of England Church,
37 Bromley Road, London, SE6 2TS

To book a place and for further information, please contact:
Stephen Shillito
0203 441 7727

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Saint Laurence Centre, Saint Laurence Church, Catford, London SE6 2TS, Catford, SE6 2TS

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