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An Introduction To Attachment
Thursday 7th November 2019, 13:00-15:30

Who is it for:

SENCos, class teachers, teaching assistants, family support facilitators, subject teachers, behaviour and learning mentors, pastoral staff



Areas Covered:

  • What is attachment and attachment theory?
  • The psychological underpinning of attachment relationships.
  • The links between neuropsychology and attachment.
  • The impact of early life experiences on social,emotional and behavioural development of children and young people.
  • Some guiding principles from psychological theory to help inform practice.
  • Practical advice on classroom support strategies and approaches.



Course Outcomes:

  • Participants will develop knowledge and understanding of psychological theory associated with attachment and attachment relationships.
  • Participants will develop awareness of the links betweenearly life experiences, brain development and the development of children’s social, emotional and mental health.
  • Participants will develop awareness of psychological interventions which can help inform practice.

Dates: 7 November 2019.  For further information pleaseemail Sarah.Williams@leicester.gov.uk

Duration: Half day - 13:00 – 15:30

Fee: £75 per delegate.

Location: City Hall / Collegiate House / School or Setting.


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2412
Date: Thursday 7th November 2019
Time: 13:00-15:30
Cost: £75 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£75 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: Sarah.Williams@leicester.gov.uk
Location: City Hall / Collegiate House or school / setting

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