Building Emotional Health in Childhood

Introductory training for those interested in using the Thrive Approach as a right-time approach to wellbeing for all children.

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4 sessions
Costs from: £325
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Overview

Course overview

This course will provide you with a good understanding of how Thrive works as a whole-school approach to support the optimal social and emotional development of all children. In addition, the course will demonstrate how to use Thrive-Online, our profiling, measuring and monitoring tool, for group screening and action-planning, and explore some of the strategies and activities that can be used for right-time support with children in group settings.

Suitable for

Building Emotional Health in Childhood is ideal for any practitioner working alongside primary school aged children (4 to 11 year olds) – teachers, teaching assistants, support staff and meal-time assistants – looking to introduce the Thrive Approach as a whole-school wellbeing programme for right-time social and emotional development.

Content

Course content

The training will cover:

  • The Thrive Approach and its underpinning theory and established neuroscience.
  • The links between social and emotional development and maximising learning potential to raise standards of achievement.
  • How to develop a classroom focussed, trauma sensitive approach to support social and emotional health of all children.
  • Appropriate expectations of behaviour at right-time development stages and how to support the development of these.
  • Using the Thrive-Online assessment and action-planning tool to screen all children in your class for right-time emotional and social development.
  • Interpreting the Thrive-Online data to plan specific strategies and activities that support the wellbeing of all children in your class.
  • Incorporating strategies and activities into your everyday curriculum, routines and structures.
  • Evidencing the progress of children and demonstrating the impact of the Thrive Approach.
  • The role of Thrive Licensed Practitioners and how to support them effectively.
Structure

Course structure

The course is delivered as four 3-hour live webinars:

  • Session 1 – Thinking about oursleves and our self-awareness.
  • Session 2 – Thrive as a right-time approach for supporting the wellbeing of all children.
  • Session 3 – Theory and practise for 3 to 7 year olds.
  • Session 4 – Theory and practise for 7 to 11 year olds.

 

Outcomes

Course outcomes

By the end of this course you will be equipped with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to take a practical approach to embedding Thrive in your classroom  to support the wellbeing of all children. You will be able to use the Thrive Approach as a daily resource to support age-appropriate social and emotional development for every child to improve their learning outcomes.

If you would like to further develop your understanding with a more reparative focus, you may be interested in the Thrive Licensed Practitioner training.

FAQs

Where can I find upcoming Thrive training in my area?

All our training is now delivered by our experienced Thrive trainers using a mix of live webinars, e-learning sessions and e-mentoring. On our Thrive courses page you can find dates for courses running throughout the year. We also have a team of regional Relationship Managers who are happy to help – meet the regional team here.

Can I complete Thrive training as an individual or do I need to be part of an organisation?

To become a Thrive Licensed Practitioner you will need to be working with children on a regular basis and be able to carry out Thrive-Online assessments to pass the course. We recommend volunteering at a school if this is not possible in your current role.

To talk through our training courses and to discuss funding options, contact our Relationship Development team on 01392 797555 or enquiries@thriveapproach.com

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