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Writing Job Descriptions For Professionals Working With Behavioural Needs…

Yet again this weekend there have been examples shown of really poorly worded job descriptions / adverts that have exposed underlying views that are really concerning with respect to the needs of children with behavioural concerns. So, to help, I have put this handy guide together of what you can say instead featuring real

By |2021-03-22T21:13:25+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Opinion, SEMH|Tags: , |0 Comments

NEW! Parent Questionnaire Tool – Get SEMH Information From Parents / Provide Information To Your School

Looking for a way to collect information parents easily regarding SEMH needs? This may be the tool for you! Introducing the Parent Questionnaire from Semh.co.uk. Featuring a range of questions across many topics, this tool is designed to capture the unique insight parents have into their children's lives. On completion of the questions

By |2021-03-21T17:35:05+00:00March 21st, 2021|Categories: SEMH|0 Comments

Behaviour Assessment System for Children

This functional behavioural assessment / indicator tool is for informational purposes only. It does not replace professional diagnosis and advice. By using this tool you agree to not hold this site or it's owners liable for any actions you may or may not take based on the information provided. Welcome

Therapeutic Stories

Therapeutic Stories are used to help children process difficult experiences and emotions through a metaphor. The characters and events subtly mirror real life themes and allow time and space for the child to draw out comparisons in emotions/experiences between themselves and the characters featured. From bereavement to relationship breakdown, therapeutic stories can enable children

By |2021-02-08T16:53:12+00:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: SEMH|0 Comments

SEMH Meaning – What does SEMH mean?

What do we mean by SEMH? "SEMH Meaning" The term originated in the 2014 SEN Code of Practice and replaced the term SEBD (Social Emotional Behaviour Difficulties). This move towards recognising the behavioural link to Mental Health has been a long time coming in the eyes of many. Although the term "behaviour" has been

By |2021-01-30T11:58:09+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: SEMH|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Simple Guide To Attachment Difficulties In Children – Review

The author of outstanding "The Simple Guide..." series (including Sensitive Boys, Child Trauma, Shame and Children etc) and the excellent "Teaching the Child On The Trauma Continuum", Betsy De Thierry, is someone whose work is detailed, informative and evidence based whilst also maintaining the ability to be completely accessible to teachers, parents and other

By |2021-01-14T16:14:34+00:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: SEMH|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Taylor and Behaviour: Doing the right thing

Language is so important in behaviour. In every interaction there is the potential for an intervention . The language of systems is important too. Taylor's Theory of "Scientific Management" stated the following:   Workers do not naturally enjoy work and so need close supervision and control Therefore managers should break down production into a

By |2020-12-09T12:17:52+00:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Opinion, SEMH|Tags: |0 Comments

Guest Post – How To Speak To Your Child About Addiction

How to speak to your child about addiction It must be one of every person’s worst nightmares to wake up to the idea that your child is struggling with addiction, and that you are not really best placed to help them. This article will explore the options and talk to the experience of both the

By |2020-10-08T15:12:28+00:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Opinion, SEMH|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Exclusion and resourcing

"We can't cope, they've gotta go...""We've tried everything we can""We've thrown everything at it""This just isn't the right place for them". Is exclusion really the result of behaviour, or resourcing? Behaviour starts the engine of the process, but resource decisions define the destination. Would a school with adequate resources to manage a behavioural concern still

By |2020-09-25T15:35:33+00:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Opinion, SEMH|Tags: , |0 Comments
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