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Counselling Skills for ELSA's

This is course is aimed at practising ELSAs

Outline

This course is specifically designed for ELSA’s who have completed the 5 or 6 day ELSA training programme and are registered as working in a Wiltshire School

Description

The course will be practical and experiential. It will offer opportunities to

  • Create a reflective space for children
  • Develop good listening skills
  • Understand the concept of empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard
  • Be comfortable with silence
  • Explore practical resources to help children express difficult feelings

Please note that this is not a counselling qualification

Programme

Day 1: 21/01/2020 | 09:00 - 15:30

Title:
Venue: Wiltshire Scout Centre (WSCT / Wiltshire Scout Centre Room tbc), Saddleback Lane, Potterne Wick, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 5QT
Trainer: Joanna Williams , Educational Psychologist

Day 2: 04/02/2020 | 09:00 - 15:30

Title: Counselling Skills For ELSA's
Venue: Braeside Education and Conference Centre (BECC / Braeside Education and Conference Centre - Room tbc), Bath Road, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 2AP
Trainer: Joanna Williams , Educational Psychologist

Outcomes

  • To plan sessions more effectively
  • To interact with vulnerable children with greater confidence
  • To understand the concepts of empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard
  • To be comfortable using silence in ELSA sessions
  • To develop active listening skills
  • To be able to use creative materials to support vulnerable children in ELSA sessions

Booking Information

Delegates MUST Attend both of the two days training

Refreshments & Lunch is provided both days

This course is subsidised for Wiltshire-registered ELSAs

Audience

Qualified practising ELSA's

21 Jan 2020 09:00 - 15:30

Closing date: 15/01/2020
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Educational Psychology Service
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Day 1: 21 Jan 2020 09:00 - 15:30
Wiltshire Scout Centre (WSCT / Wiltshire Scout Centre Room tbc), Saddleback Lane, Potterne Wick, Devizes, SN10 5QT
Trainer: Joanna Williams
Day 2: 04 Feb 2020 09:00 - 15:30
Counselling Skills For ELSA's
Braeside Education and Conference Centre (BECC / Braeside Education and Conference Centre - Room tbc), Bath Road, Devizes, SN10 2AP
Trainer: Joanna Williams
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