Reducing Emotionally Based School Avoidance
Train the Trainer
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy accredited counsellor and specialist in anxiety
This bespoke CPD accredited course is a mix of self-paced learning, resources and live training to help you deliver your own therapeutic group programmes to support young people and their families.
Using a combination of online modules and live sessions this will give you a framework to work in a way that includes the voices of young people, their parents and carers and the whole school community to find out what is really happening for them and offer the best ways to support.
If you are seeing barriers to attending showing up due to:
Panic and panic attacks
Fears of leaving loved ones
Caring for others
Neurodivergence/ being neurodivergent
Physical health needs
Mental health struggles
...and so much more and are looking to develop a group programme that can be adapted for 1-1 sessions then this training is for you.
Suitable for youth professionals including teaching support staff, mental health leads, counsellors, coaches
You will learn
What emotionally based school avoidance is
Why some children experience emotionally based school avoidance
How to share information
How to identify key stakeholders
Setting up the groups
Identifying group needs
Being young person led
Ways to evaluate
From sessions to school
How to develop a bespoke programme based on the needs of your group.
Topics can include:
Stress relief techniques
Facing fears gently
Helping with transitions
Based on hundreds of case studies, a research project and a group programme which resulted in 24% improvement in attendance for every person after only six weeks we will explore an approach that you can use to make a real and lasting difference.
You will have:
Access to a virtual learning hub with over 200 resources inside
Four virtual training modules.
Video library on topics like stress relief, self-harm and eating problems.
Session plan ideas for 1-1's and small group work.
Strategies and information to support your groups.
One live session to implement your learning.
Post session follow up to support with implementation and additional sessions including supervision can be arranged on request.
Fee starts at £2000 which includes a year's access to the online learning hub, a free consultation.
Face to face delivery quotes based on travel and expenses.
This is for you if:
You don't believe that parents should be punished for non-attendance
You don't think that this is due to bad behaviour
You DO use trauma informed approaches in your work
You value the impact of relationship and connection
You want the young person to be placed at the heart of the support.