ELSA Training January 2021


08/01/2021 - 26/03/2021


All Day

*  Please note that the course is now full and due to COVID-19 will now run on alternate Fridays as two groups of six between 8th February – 26th March 2021.

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: £720 per person. The cost includes all course materials, resources, lunch, refreshments and four follow up supervision sessions.

Venue: 59 Ladywell Road, London, SE13 7UT

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


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