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ELSA Training

Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) Training

Outline

This is a five day training programme to enable Teaching Assistants and similar professionals to become ELSAs for their schools.

ELSAs work with children and adolescents on aspects of emotional literacy including: emotional awareness, anger management, self-esteem and resilience, social and communication skills, friendship skills, loss and bereavement.

Description

To become an ELSA requires attending 5 days of training. Following this, ELSAs receive regular group supervision from an Educational Psychologist, 6 times per academic year.

Training dates: 7th Feb, 28th Feb, 13th March, 27th March and 24th April 2020.
Location: Keynsham Community Space above Keynsham Library
Cost: £595 (5 days training + 6 supervision sessions during 2019-20 academic year) - Buy one full cost place and get 25% off additional places.

“For schools outside of Bath and North East Somerset, please contact the Psychology Service Psychology_Service@bathnes.gov.uk prior to booking in order to check eligibility and arrangements for attending the training and supervision”.

Programme

Day 1: 07/02/2020 | 09:30 - 16:00

Title: ELSA Training
Venue: Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton, Educational Psychologist

Day 2: 28/02/2020 | 09:30 - 16:00

Title: ELSA Training
Venue: Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton, Educational Psychologist

Day 3: 13/03/2020 | 09:30 - 16:00

Title: ELSA Training
Venue: Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton, Educational Psychologist

Day 4: 27/03/2020 | 09:30 - 16:00

Title: ELSA Training
Venue: Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton, Educational Psychologist

Day 5: 24/04/2020 | 09:30 - 16:00

Title: ELSA Training
Venue: Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton, Educational Psychologist

Outcomes

Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants, Mentors and other similar professionals who attend the five days of training will become certified ELSAs (dependent upon attending supervision during the 2020-21 academic year).

ELSAs plan and deliver programmes of support for children and young people who are experiencing temporary or longer term additional emotional needs. This is usually on an individual basis, but sometimes also in small groups.

Booking Information

If you require any further information please contact psychology_service@bathnes.gov.uk

Audience

Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants, Mentors, Pastoral Staff.

07 Feb 2020 09:30 - 16:00

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Day 1: 07 Feb 2020 09:30 - 16:00
ELSA Training
Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton
Day 2: 28 Feb 2020 09:30 - 16:00
ELSA Training
Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton
Day 3: 13 Mar 2020 09:30 - 16:00
ELSA Training
Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton
Day 4: 27 Mar 2020 09:30 - 16:00
ELSA Training
Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton
Day 5: 24 Apr 2020 09:30 - 16:00
ELSA Training
Keynsham Community Space (KCS / Keynsham Community Space), Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1HF
Trainer: Josie Bainton
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