Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

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Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA) Supervision

Venue - Peterborough Educational Conference Centre, 1st floor, The Central Library, Broadway
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Special Educational Needs and Inclusion
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Course description

Why commit to keeping the ELSA accreditation?

  • ELSAs will access ongoing psychological support and updated training for a role in school which involves complex issues related to children

  • Builds capacity in schools to prevent and manage social, emotional and mental health needs

  • Accreditation status will benefit school development in relation to the mental health agenda

  • Psychological support for ELSAs may reduce the need to gain direct psychological work with children

Training objectives
Learning outcomes
This course will provide supervision from Educational Psychologists for Teaching Assistants who have previously completed the 5 day ELSA training to keep their accredited ELSA status. These sessions are not available to those who have not completed the ELSA course.
The course is delivered by the Educational Psychology Service based on published evidence based approaches.
Additional Information
Course structure:

The sessions run as 6 x 2-hour sessions over the year, organised by the Educational Psychology Service

Dates are as follows:
  • 31st October 2019
  • 9th January 2020
  • 27th February 2020
  • 23rd April 2020
  • 4th June 2020
  • 9th July 2020

The sessions cost £350 per person, which covers all 6 sessions.
Start Date
Thursday 31 October 2019
End Date
Thursday 9 July 2020
Closing Date
Wednesday 30 October 2019
13:00 - 15:00
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