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Check our Events page for a full list of all Excalibur TSA events

Jan
27
Wed
2021
Mental Health – Promoting Positive Mental Health – Sarah Ashworth, CWMT @ Remote Session
Jan 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust (CWMT) is a registered charity that provides mental health training talks and resources to young people and those who work with or care f0r them.

This session asks the questions:

Is being in one of your lessons good for pupils mental health?

What are the barriers to good mental health that often arise within the classroom?

How can you ensure you are getting the best from those you teach?

This session will be delivered using a mix of information slides and film clips plus discussion exercises and a chance to share good practice.
Sarah Ashworth is the Director of Schools & Families Programme at CWMT. Sarah is a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with additional post graduate qualifications in Coaching and Nutritional Therapy and has been a qualified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2012.
With more than 20 years’ experience in mental health, she has worked in a range of settings including youth work in schools and as a counsellor for children and young people in the charity sector. For 12 years, she was Mental Health Co-ordinator and Head of Mental Health at the University of Warwick, where she developed and delivered mental health awareness training for staff and students and led an experienced team of mental health professionals who supported students experiencing many different mental health issues.
Sarah also teaches accredited counselling and mental health modules for the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and has a small private practice as a therapist and supervisor.

Who is this for?

All staff in Primary and Secondary schools.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.excalibur.org.uk

Feb
2
Tue
2021
Understanding Dyslexia and making learning happen – Emma Rossiter @ Remote Session
Feb 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Emma Rossiter is Deputy Headteacher at Rowdeford School. Emma provides expert training and support about the strategies that enable young people to overcome their challenges and achieve their potential. Emma is an outstanding practitioner and experienced trainer with expertise in both mainstream and specialist settings. Emma’s training is inspiring, reflective and practical.

Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty that can seriously affect a young person’s chances of fulfilling their potential and fully engaging in learning. This session explores what dyslexia is and how we can use a range of strategies to empower young people to make academic progress, understand their learning journey and identify as successful learners.

This twilight session will further your knowledge of:

  • signs of dyslexia
  • strategies to enable learning for students with dyslexia.

You will also receive information resources to share with colleagues to maximise the impact of this training in your setting.

Who is the course for?

For SEND Co-ordinators, teachers from all settings, ELSAs, HLTAs, teaching assistants and anyone supporting young people in an educational setting.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.wilts.sch.uk
Mar
2
Tue
2021
Understanding Autistic Spectrum Conditions and building an inclusive school with reduced anxiety – Emma Rossiter @ Remote Session
Mar 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Emma Rossiter is Deputy Headteacher at Rowdeford School. Emma provides expert training and support about the strategies that enable young people to overcome their challenges and achieve their potential. Emma is an outstanding practitioner and experienced trainer with expertise in both mainstream and specialist settings. Emma’s training is inspiring, reflective and practical.

Autistic spectrum conditions affect so many aspects of how a young person engages with school, their peers and teachers, and the process of learning. In this session we will explore what it means to have an autistic spectrum disorder and how high levels of anxiety cause huge barriers to progress and what we as individuals and whole schools can do about this.

This twilight session will further your knowledge of:

  • the range of autistic spectrum conditions and associated behaviours
  • Practical strategies to reduce anxiety and enable learning

You will also receive information resources to share with colleagues to maximise the impact of this training in your setting.

Who is the course for?

For SEND Co-ordinators, teachers from all settings, ELSAs, HLTAs, teaching assistants and anyone supporting young people in an educational setting.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.wilts.sch.uk
Mar
10
Wed
2021
Mental Health -Understanding and supporting students with depression – Sarah Ashworth, CWMT @ Remote Session
Mar 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust (CWMT) is a registered charity that provides mental health training talks and resources to young people and those who work with or care f0r them.

The session will cover the following areas:

  • Understand what is meant by depression
  • Identify the signs of depression in children and young people
  • Consider how depression affects children and young people
  • Explores ways to support children and young people who are experiencing depression

This session will be delivered using a mix of information slides and film clips plus discussion exercises and a chance to share good practice.

Sarah Ashworth is the Director of Schools & Families Programme at CWMT. Sarah is a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with additional post graduate qualifications in Coaching and Nutritional Therapy and has been a qualified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2012.
With more than 20 years’ experience in mental health, she has worked in a range of settings including youth work in schools and as a counsellor for children and young people in the charity sector. For 12 years, she was Mental Health Co-ordinator and Head of Mental Health at the University of Warwick, where she developed and delivered mental health awareness training for staff and students and led an experienced team of mental health professionals who supported students experiencing many different mental health issues.
Sarah also teaches accredited counselling and mental health modules for the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and has a small private practice as a therapist and supervisor.

Who is this for?

All staff in Primary and Secondary schools.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.excalibur.org.uk

Mar
23
Tue
2021
Getting to grips with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder and how to enable learning- Emma Rossiter @ Remote Session
Mar 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Emma Rossiter is Deputy Headteacher at Rowdeford School. Emma provides expert training and support about the strategies that enable young people to overcome their challenges and achieve their potential. Emma is an outstanding practitioner and experienced trainer with expertise in both mainstream and specialist settings. Emma’s training is inspiring, reflective and practical.

ADHD is caused by physical differences in the brain that have far reaching effects on a young person’s ability to successfully engage with their education. This session will explore what is really going on for people with ADHD and what we can do to enable young people with ADHD make academic and social progress. This session will give you practical strategies that you can use straight away and that you can share with your colleagues to make learning even better in your setting.

This twilight session will explore:

  • what is really going on for people with ADHD
  •  what we can do to enable young people with ADHD make academic and social progress.
  • This session will give you practical strategies that you can use straight away and that you can share with your colleagues to make learning even better in your setting.

You will also receive information resources to share with colleagues to maximise the impact of this training in your setting.

Who is the course for?

For SEND Co-ordinators, teachers from all settings, ELSAs, HLTAs, teaching assistants and anyone supporting young people in an educational setting.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.wilts.sch.uk
Mar
24
Wed
2021
Mental Health -Building resilience in students – Sarah Ashworth CWMT @ Remote Session
Mar 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust (CWMT) is a registered charity that provides mental health training talks and resources to young people and those who work with or care f0r them.

The session will cover the following areas:

  • Practical skills to support children & young people to become more emotionally & mentally resilient
  • 4 key skills: communication; problem solving; healthy coping skills & understanding emotions

This session will be delivered using a mix of information slides and film clips plus discussion exercises and a chance to share good practice.

Sarah Ashworth is the Director of Schools & Families Programme at CWMT. Sarah is a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with additional post graduate qualifications in Coaching and Nutritional Therapy and has been a qualified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2012.
With more than 20 years’ experience in mental health, she has worked in a range of settings including youth work in schools and as a counsellor for children and young people in the charity sector. For 12 years, she was Mental Health Co-ordinator and Head of Mental Health at the University of Warwick, where she developed and delivered mental health awareness training for staff and students and led an experienced team of mental health professionals who supported students experiencing many different mental health issues.
Sarah also teaches accredited counselling and mental health modules for the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and has a small private practice as a therapist and supervisor.

Who is this for?

All staff in Primary and Secondary schools.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.excalibur.org.uk

Apr
21
Wed
2021
Mental Health -Understanding and Supporting Students who Self Harm -Sarah Ashworth CWMT @ Remote Session
Apr 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust (CWMT) is a registered charity that provides mental health training talks and resources to young people and those who work with or care f0r them.

The session will cover the following areas:

  • What do we mean by self harm?
  • Why might young people self-harm?
  • Risks and triggers
  • Talking to a young person who is self-harming or who has self-harming thoughts
  • Sources of support and information

Teachers, pastoral and support staff in primary and secondary schools.

This session will be delivered using a mix of information slides and film clips plus discussion exercises and a chance to share good practice.

Sarah Ashworth is the Director of Schools & Families Programme at CWMT. Sarah is a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with additional post graduate qualifications in Coaching and Nutritional Therapy and has been a qualified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2012.
With more than 20 years’ experience in mental health, she has worked in a range of settings including youth work in schools and as a counsellor for children and young people in the charity sector. For 12 years, she was Mental Health Co-ordinator and Head of Mental Health at the University of Warwick, where she developed and delivered mental health awareness training for staff and students and led an experienced team of mental health professionals who supported students experiencing many different mental health issues.
Sarah also teaches accredited counselling and mental health modules for the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and has a small private practice as a therapist and supervisor.

Who is this for?

Teachers, pastoral and support staff in primary and secondary schools.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.excalibur.org.uk

May
12
Wed
2021
Mental Health – Understanding and Supporting Students with Eating Disorders-Sarah Ashworth CWMT @ Remote Session
May 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust (CWMT) is a registered charity that provides mental health training talks and resources to young people and those who work with or care f0r them.

The session will cover the following areas:

  • What do we mean by self harm?
  • Why might young people self-harm?
  • Risks and triggers
  • Talking to a young person who is self-harming or who has self-harming thoughts
  • Sources of support and information

This session will be delivered using a mix of information slides and film clips plus discussion exercises and a chance to share good practice.

Sarah Ashworth is the Director of Schools & Families Programme at CWMT. Sarah is a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with additional post graduate qualifications in Coaching and Nutritional Therapy and has been a qualified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2012.
With more than 20 years’ experience in mental health, she has worked in a range of settings including youth work in schools and as a counsellor for children and young people in the charity sector. For 12 years, she was Mental Health Co-ordinator and Head of Mental Health at the University of Warwick, where she developed and delivered mental health awareness training for staff and students and led an experienced team of mental health professionals who supported students experiencing many different mental health issues.
Sarah also teaches accredited counselling and mental health modules for the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and has a small private practice as a therapist and supervisor.

Who is this for?

Teachers, pastoral and support staff in primary and secondary schools.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.excalibur.org.uk

Jun
8
Tue
2021
Why SEND cause behaviour problems and how to restore order – Emma Rossiter @ Remote Session
Jun 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Emma Rossiter is Deputy Headteacher at Rowdeford School. Emma provides expert training and support about the strategies that enable young people to overcome their challenges and achieve their potential. Emma is an outstanding practitioner and experienced trainer with expertise in both mainstream and specialist settings. Emma’s training is inspiring, reflective and practical.

Good behaviour is a set of very complex social skills and so the link between special educational needs and behaviour problems is enormous.  This session explores the impact of common special educational needs (ASC, ADHD, dyslexia, learning difficulties, attachment disorders) on the ability to regulate behaviour and how we can support young people to do much better at acquiring and using the skills that they need.  This session will give you practical strategies that you can use straight away and that you can share with your colleagues to make learning even better in your setting.

You will also receive information resources to share with colleagues to maximise the impact of this training in your setting.

Who is the course for?

For SEND Co-ordinators, teachers from all settings, ELSAs, HLTAs, teaching assistants and anyone supporting young people in an educational setting.

Click “Tickets” for more details and to book, or email CPDTSA@StJohns.wilts.sch.uk
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