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Wednesday 25th December 2019, The programme consists of ten weekly sessions each lasting 85 minutes for up to 8 pupils

Who is it for:

Therapeutic group intervention programme for Year 5 (age 9-10) pupils.

 

Areas Covered:

  • A groupwork course to help change the way youngsters think about themselves and their experiences, equipping them with social problem-solving skills to minimise the risk of future depression.  The course is inspired by the work of Dr Martin Seligman, a renowned Developmental Psychologist.
  • Introduction to thinking strategies and techniques developedin Cognitive BehaviourTherapy (CBT).
  • Provides opportunities to practise these within thestructure of the course and encourage the application of these new strategies within‘real world’ situations.
  • Pupils are selected through screening, to identify those whose current thinking style is likely to lead to future social-emotional difficulties, notably depression.
  • Current research suggests that this form of targeted intervention is likely to be more effective and efficientthan ‘universal’ programmes that are provided to whole year groups or schools(SpenceandShortt,2007).

 

 

Course Outcomes:

  • Pupils will develop improved emotional literacy skills.
  • Pupils will also acquire skills to overcome their tendencies to see events as the result of a fixed state and develop more helpful and more accurate cognitive strategies.

Dates: To organise dates for your setting please contact davinder-singh.dhesi@leicester.gov.uk (Senior Educational Psychologist).

Duration: The programme consists of ten weekly sessions each lasting 85 minutes.

Fee: £2,800 up to 8 pupils.

Location: School

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2460
Date: Wednesday 25th December 2019
Time: The programme consists of ten weekly sessions each lasting 85 minutes for up to 8 pupils
Cost: £2800 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£2800 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: school

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