CPD for Thrive Licensed Practitioners

Our training for Thrive Licensed Practitioners provides continuing professional development (CPD) to deepen your practise and networking meetings. This includes live webinars for specific topics, opportunities to expand your knowledge for another development stage or to further develop your skills so you can share your knowledge and experience of the Thrive Approach with parents and carers or train others wishing to gain their Thrive Practitioner Licence.


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Guest speaker: Neurodiversity: what I wish my teachers had known

In this 2-hour webinar, Abz Abby gives an insight into the reality of being neurodiverse, with an emphasis on the many positives and opportunities this can bring individuals and wider society.

Guest speaker: Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing

In this two-hour webinar, Amy Sayer teaches you how to implement effective techniques to improve your own mental health at school.

Guest speaker: Keeping primary-aged children safe online

In this two-hour webinar, Allison Havey will draw on the latest statistics, current affairs, influencers, and feedback from young people to help educators navigate the complexities of online issues and keep children safe.

Guest speaker: How primary school educators can help to boost children's self-esteem

In this two-hour webinar, Alex Stuart will explore how to recognise when children may be lacking in self-esteem and share tools and strategies to help them overcome this.

Guest speaker: LGBTQIA+: what primary school educators need to know

In this two-hour webinar, Ian Timbrell explores how primary school educators can feel confident in having conversations with young people about gender, sexuality and identity.

Guest speaker: Totally swamped and utterly overwhelmed?

In this webinar with Corrina Gordon-Barnes, you’ll discover the most powerful ways to get on top of things and feel more in control.

Guest speaker: Helping primary school pupils to manage worry and anxiety

Lorraine Lee has a background in Child Psychology, Child Development and Positive Parenting and is a well-established authority in these areas. In this CPD webinar for Thrive Licensed Practitioners, staff from primary school settings will discover actionable strategies and effective techniques to support children to manage their worry and anxiety. The session is packed with guidance - engaging, inspiring, warm and humorous. And the powerful takeaways are delivered in a way that makes the content easy to understand and apply.

Guest speaker: When neurodiversity meets adversity – how educators can help to create positive outcomes

The diagnosis of a neurodiverse condition can help adults better understand children’s needs and the specific support they require. However, reaching this conclusion isn’t always straightforward and can be a long and challenging process. In this 2-hour webinar, Independent Consultant, former Headteacher and Youth Justice Board member, Sharon Gray OBE, explores how you can support children and young people, whether they have a diagnosis or not.

Thrive Train-the-Trainer

A transformational course designed for Thrive Licensed Practitioners who would like to train others to become Thrive Licensed Practitioners.

Course Leader for Family Thrive

Increase the impact of your Thrive work by gaining the knowledge and skills required to share the Thrive Approach with the parents and carers of the children and young people you are supporting.

Supporting a Positive Transition into Primary School

Drawing on current research into brain development, this CPD dives into the neuroscience associated with transitioning from one setting to the next.

Supporting a Positive Transition from Primary into Secondary School

This session will provide the underpinning theory on why strong transitions are essential to support children and young people in their development, the course equips you with essential skills and knowledge and deepens your understanding of what high quality transition looks like.

Helping Primary School Children to Manage Anxiety

Dive into the neuroscience behind anxiety and its associated behaviours. This session will provide you with tools, top tips, and tried-and-tested Thrive strategies for responding in ways that promote brain integration and emotional regulation.

How to Handle Outbursts and Meltdowns in Nursery Settings and Primary Schools

This course explains the neuroscience behind outbursts and meltdowns, gives you tools to distinguish between the two and provides tried and tested strategies for responding to outbursts in ways that promote brain integration and emotional regulation.

Working with Adolescents: Conversion

A conversion course for childhood trained Thrive Licensed Practitioners now working with adolescents.

Building Effective Relationships with Primary School Parents and Carers

Parents and carers play a crucial role in children’s development. This session will equip you with strategies and tools to build effective relationships. And help you develop the connections necessary to ensure a strong team is created around each child.

Helping Very Young Children to Manage Big Worries

In this two-hour virtual session, you’ll be taught to fully understand your role when it comes to helping young children to cope with big worries. By learning how to become a ‘buffer’, you’ll be in a position to support these children to recognise, understand, manage, and regulate these emotions.

Understanding How to Positively Support 11–13-Year-Olds

In this early phase of adolescence, our 11–13-year-olds need us to be respectful and supportive as they transition into a new phase of their development. In this session, you’ll learn how to support these young people with what they need to flourish and thrive.

Understanding How to Positively Support 13–15-Year-Olds

In this mid phase of adolescence, 13–15-year-olds need us to be calm and containing as they experiment and explore new and more socially complex experiences. Learn how to support these young people with what they need to flourish and thrive in this phase of development.

Bridging the Gap

Further supporting children with Individual action plans with right-time learning. A 2-hour webinar to deepen your skills as the Thrive Licensed Practitioner to advise colleagues in the classroom on optimal ways to support children with Thrive Action Plans.

Developing a Relational Policy

With the new requirements around relationship education, this webinar looks at how to use the relate-rupture-repair cycle to support behaviour.

Softening the Prickles

Strong self-awareness and the capacity to stay calm, regulated and loving in the face of challenge are vital skills for being both an effective Thrive practitioner and a powerful leader and change-maker.

1825 Days: The amazing early years

This 2-hour webinar covers the first five years of a child’s development, exploring how our brains learn through play, the relationships that a child has with the adults around them and how to optimise the experiences of babies and very young children.




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