Course

  • 9 Modules

    You Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

    At some point in everyone’s life they will have difficulties sleeping, in this course we consider some practical ideas that research has shown will improve sleep.
  • 7 Modules

    Gender Incongruence

    This course explores Gender incongruence as one example of the ways that the language we use to talk about gender and sexuality has changed. 
  • 6 Modules

    PSHE Ideas for Pupils with PMLD: Part 2

    This course takes the PHSE Education Planning Framework for Pupils with Send and suggests ideas of sensory activities we can do to support this. Some of it is too abstract or irrelevant so it is important we plan for individuals in close consultation with their families and carers.   
  • 9 Modules

    Morning Routine for Students with PLMD

    Students with PMLD access the world around them in a variety of different ways, it is up to us to present information and experiences in a way that will enable them to explore their own values, independence and become active participators in society.  Through this course, Sonya will share practical tips and ideas on developing a routine based and very structured morning routine to support the transition from home to school.  It will cover elements of importance to consider, using hello songs, structure and routine, sensory awakening and body awareness activities, that will include using cues, clues and associations to develop the understanding days of the week through smell, colour, objects and sounds.   Sonya will discuss how these different elements will support development of the students identified individual targets across Cognition and Learning, Communication and Interaction, Social Emotional and Mental Health and Sensory and/or PhysicalShe will also share examples of her student’s engagement and positivity, and how they made progress and exceeded expectations.  She will also look at differentiation for the students within the different areas of the routine.   
  • 8 Modules

    Exploring Gender Diversity Through Gender Identity and Expression

    Laying a clear foundation to understanding gender diversity through the interlinking areas of gender identity and expression. This course goes on to offer insight into how we may use words to describe our gender, not just to raise awareness but to normalise the language around gender diversity. 
  • 1 Module

    Getting Outstanding Engagement on Your Membership

    This is a recording of a past webinar You want to get great value out of your membership with us and have your colleagues using…
  • 8 Modules

    Coming Out

    In this course we look at 'coming out', or the decision that some people take to share with those around them their gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • 13 Modules

    Medical Conditions Training: Allergy Awareness

    In this course we look at the allergy spectrum and concentrate on the severe allergic reaction – Anaphylaxis. We consider the most common allergens, what happens during a severe allergic reaction and how to treat someone having in Anaphylactic shock. We give a brief demonstration of how to administer emergency medication – an Adrenalin Auto-injector Device (AAI) and what to do in a crisis. We explore good practice in schools, who is responsible for what and address a few things to think about
  • 2 Modules

    Overview of Eating Disorders/Eating Difficulties

    In this course, we will define what is meant by Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder (OSFED, formerly EDNOS) and Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) before touching on early intervention and the meaning of comorbidity. This is part of a more detailed course, ‘Supporting young people with a suspected eating disorder or difficulty.’ Click here to do the whole course.
  • 2 Modules

    Spotting the Early Warning Signs of Eating Disorders/Eating Difficulties

    In this course, we will outline ‘The 4 As,’ a useful tool to help you to remember how to be vigilant. In turn, we will then explore the physical, behavioural and psychological indicators for each of the following disorders in turn: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder (OSFED, formerly EDNOS) and Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). This is part of a more detailed course, ‘Supporting young people with a suspected eating disorder or difficulty.’ Click here to do the whole course.
  • 2 Modules

    Eating Disorders, Myths Dispelled

    As with many mental health disorders, there are a number of myths which have arisen partly as a result of cultural and societal norms. In this course, we will explore some of the marginalised groups that often go undiagnosed for longer. This is part of a more detailed course, ‘Supporting young people with a suspected eating disorder or difficulty.’ Click here to do the whole course.
  • 2 Modules

    Importance of Early Intervention of Eating Disorders/Eating Difficulties

    In this course, we examine the role of early intervention and support and what we can all do as trusted adults to prevent entrenchment. We will also overview the eating disorder cycle as a way of representing the process. Finally, if appropriate for your role, the final section will take you through some of the key biological implications. The early we intervene, the better the clinical outcomes are likely to be. This is part of a more detailed course, ‘Supporting young people with a suspected eating disorder or difficulty.’ Click here to do the whole course.
  • 2 Modules

    Having Brave Conversations That Matter about Eating Disorders/Eating Difficulties

    Communication and having conversations about eating disorders and eating difficulties are paramount to identification, referral, diagnosis and that journey to recovery. All this course will not qualify you as a counsellor, what it will do is breakdown some of the general skills and values we can adopt to empower ourselves to walk towards those in distress. This is part of a more detailed course, ‘Supporting young people with a suspected eating disorder or difficulty.’ Click here to do the whole course.
  • 2 Modules

    Signposting and Referrals to Eating Disorder Treatment Services

    In this course, you will gain a thorough understanding of the key steps to making a referral, what to include and things to do. This is part of a more detailed course, ‘Supporting young people with a suspected eating disorder or difficulty.’ Click here to do the whole course.
  • 2 Modules

    What Happens When you refer a Child to CAHMS because of a Suspected Eating Disorder?

    This course will take you through broadly what typically happens when we refer a child or young person. We will look at inpatient and outpatient care, support services, what to do if CAHMS don’t accept a referral and multi-disciplinary working. This is part of a more detailed course, ‘Supporting young people with a suspected eating disorder or difficulty.’ Click here to do the whole course.
  • 10 Modules

    You Can Be an IT Savvy Parent/Carer

    This course is aimed at parents, carers, teaching assistants and teachers seeking some additional guidance in some of the key features of IT for learning.  The course is designed to teach you some of the basics on how to use the key features of IT to help you support young people and their remote learning. We will consider things like how to communicate online, how to submit a child’s work online and much more.
  • 13 Modules

    Using Light Boxes to Enhance Engagement for Sensory Learners

    This course is designed to offer simple suggestion and ideas for anyone who supports a sensory learner to enable them to share fun, exciting and attention-grabbing learning experiences, that will support and encourage engagement and learning In this course Sonya will explore her experiences and share ideas with the use of light boxes and supporting resources to support development and progression for sensory learners across the areas of learning, through response, curiosity, discovery, anticipation, persistence, initiation and investigationShe will look at how you can use both simple and more complex resources, how you can adapt experiences to link to topics or themes to enhance learning and activities, sharing lots of fun ideas that you can try with your sensory learners.    
  • 9 Modules

    Gender Diversity Disclosures and How to Respond

    This course covers how to respond if a student makes a disclosure regarding their gender, sexual or romantic orientation, as well as the actions that we can and cannot take .
  • 8 Modules

    LGBTQIA+, Gender Diversity and Differences in Sexual Orientation

    There can be sense of bewilderment around all the different terms and names given to the diverse range of genders and sexualities. This course offers insight into the language that we use to describe ourselves and others.  
  • 6 Modules

    Meeting the Needs of School Staff going Through Menopause

    You will understand how to support colleagues who may be peri-menopausal or menopausal and consider the potential impact on their mental health during this time.