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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

Free Online Short Course in ADHD and Autism from UoD

The University of Derby is offering this excellent short course free online: https://www.derby.ac.uk/short-courses-cpd/online/free-courses/understanding-autism-aspergers-and-adhd/ Many hours of learning and interactive quizzes/videos are available to help support your understanding of autism and ADHD and how best to support young people. Please share with anyone you feel may be interested.

By |2020-09-09T15:10:18+00:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Resources, SEMH|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning

Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) provided a whole school approach to developing social and emotional skills in children. It was developed as a curriculum resource using 5 key qualities or skills: self-awareness, managing feelings, motivation, empathy and social skills. These skills are vitally important in learning, managing one's own behaviour and succeeding in

By |2020-09-04T14:43:33+00:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: SEMH|0 Comments
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