Building Emotional Health in Childhood

Discover evidence-based strategies and activities that will support the healthy brain development of primary-aged children. This training will help you understand what children’s behaviour is communicating and equip you with the skills needed to identify and meet the emotional needs of your pupils, ensuring they feel safe, supported and ready to learn.

Key Information
  • Ideal for any practitioner working alongside primary school aged children (4 to 11 year olds) – teachers, teaching assistants, support staff and mealtime assistants – looking to introduce the Thrive Approach as a whole-school wellbeing programme for right-time social and emotional development
  • Delivered as four 3-hour live webinars
  • 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

To be recognised as a Thrive Emotional Health Practitioner, you will need to be an authorised user of Thrive-Online, a profiling, measuring and monitoring tool, through a whole-setting subscription.

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Course Information

Use the sections below to find out more about this course

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.

To be recognised as a Thrive Emotional Health Practitioner status, you will need to be an authorised user of Thrive-Online, a profiling, measuring and monitoring tool, through a whole-setting subscription.

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 mealtime assistants - looking to introduce the Thrive Approach as a whole-school wellbeing programme for right-time social and emotional development.

If you need to reschedule your course attendance because you have Covid or have to isolate, the first rearrangement is free, a subsequent rearrangement will incur an admin fee of £50 plus VAT and any further rescheduling will be charged at £100 plus VAT.

If sessions need to be rearranged for any other reason, the first rearrangement is free and any further rescheduling will be charged at £100 plus VAT. 

For settings that would like to commission a face-to-face training session, there is a flat rate charge of £300 per trainer per day (or part thereof) plus VAT.

Please note prices are for courses starting on or after 1 September 2022. 

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 ourselves and our self-awareness.
  • Session 2 - Thrive as a right-time approach for supporting the wellbeing of all children.
  • Session 3 - Theory and practice for 3 to 7 year olds.
  • Session 4 - Theory and practice 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.

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