Training & Events

Acorn Psychology are able to offer a variety of training courses to educational settings across the North West of England, both in house training and online training. The training we offer covers a wide range of SEND and psychology topics to help you better understand the children and young people in your school, best meet their needs and support them to achieve their potential.

The training courses Acorn Psychology provide includes:

 


The Transition Back to School After Covid-19

This is a newly developed training course designed to support children, staff and school communities in managing the transition back to school following COVID-19. The training provides insight and addresses topics including loss, relationships, play, attachment and understanding emotions. Specific strategies to support those who need it are included within this training package, including positive psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness.


Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC)

This training offers an indepth insight into Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) through outlining what Autism is, the associated characteristics and presentation, and evidence based strategies and approaches to support children and young people with ASC. This is an extremely accessible training course for all educational professionals and the information provided can be directly used within educational settings to support children and young people with ASC.


An Introduction to Attachment Disorder

This training provides an introduction to Attachment Disorder. It details what attachment is, how and why individuals develop attachments and the presentation of different attachment styles. Throughout this training relevant theory and research is outlined to support educational professionals in gaining a strong foundational understanding of Attachment Disorder and its presentation in children and young people.


The Impact of Speech and Language Difficulties

This training focuses on the impact of Speech and Language difficulties on a child's learning, behaviour, social development and emotional development. It also clearly sets out strategies and approaches to support children and young people's speech, language and communication skills within school.


Precision Teaching

This is an extremely popular training package which Acorn Psychology frequently delivers in educational settings. This informative and interactive training provides an introduction to the purpose and process of Precision Teaching and attendees are given information and materials to plan a successful Precision Teaching Programme within school.


Please note that the training packages Acorn Psychology can provide are not limited to those outlined above. We also offer training on a bespoke basis, so if the above courses do not meet your current requirements, contact us to discuss a bespoke training solution. The courses offered can be adapted to meet your needs by age range, by staff needs, training topic and by length of the training required.


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