Education Services



Sam tailors her service to the needs of the client with regard to content and time, all based around SEN and Mental Health. Having worked in a school advice is always practical and useable. Some of the training content available has previously included:

Schools - Students

  • Managing Exam Anxiety.
  • Understanding and supporting your mental health.
  • Managing the transition to college.
  • Understanding and managing anxiety.
  • How to manage our emotions.


Schools - Staff mental health

  • Whole Staff Inset Day on understanding and supporting mental health – students and staff.
  • Supporting student mental health with daily practice and interventions.
  • Understanding how the brain develops & works – why do we think like we do.
  • The Impact of ACES & trauma on our mental and physical well- being. How we can support students who have experienced trauma.
  • Neuroplasticity and creating nurturing environments to provide the best outcomes for students.
  • Understanding, recognising and supporting common mental health conditions: depression, anxiety, self-harm, addiction.
  • Supporting mental health of SEN students.
  • How to support mental health of students using effective Cognitive Behaviour Therapy techniques as part of daily practice.
  • Building resilience in students to prepare them for life.
  • Recognise the importance of, and building positive relationships in all environments.
  • How to positively motivate students and reduce exam anxiety.
  • Staff mental well-being – understanding how staff mental well-being impacts the students and how to promote positive staff well-being.
  • Working with parents – understanding their concerns and building positive relationships.


SEN

  • Understanding common SEN conditions and how to support in school and the classroom – Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD, ADHD/ADD.
  • Supporting and developing independent working skills in SEN students.
  • Effective differentiation in the classroom including practical tips and strategies.
  • What is differentiation and why is it important for all students.
  • Access Arrangements – regulations, establishing need and best practice guidance.
  • Using effective interventions and assessing progress.
  • Effective use of Teaching Assistants.
  • Quality First Teaching as the first wave of SEN support – what is it and how do we achieve it?
  • Understanding common SEN conditions and how to support in school and the classroom – Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD, ADHD/ADD.
  • Supporting and developing independent working skills in SEN students.
  • Effective differentiation in the classroom including practical tips and strategies.
  • What is differentiation and why is it important for all students.
  • Access Arrangements – regulations, establishing need and best practice guidance.
  • Using effective SEN interventions and evaluating their effectiveness.
  • Effective use of Teaching Assistants.
  • Using Assistive Technology to support SEN students in working independently.


Parents

  • Understanding anxiety and supporting your child during exam season.
  • How to positively support your child’s mental health.


Speaking

Samantha has spoken at many conference events including:

  • Forum Attendance Conferences.
  • COBIS Annual Conference.
  • Eton Group Heads of Learning Support event.
  • Kings Group PDW Weekend, Madrid.
  • COBIS EAL Conference.
  • COBIS Teaching and Learning Conference.
  • IDA Annual Conference.
  • The Education Show.
  • AOC Conferences.
  • TES SEN Show.
  • Forum Mental Health Conference.
  • Optimus Well-Being Conference.


International Training

We regularly undertake training abroad, at Independent English speaking schools including:

  • Nairobi & Mombassa, Kenya
  • Dubai, UAE.
  • Doha, Qatar.
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Singapore, Singapore.
  • Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Bucharest, Romania.
  • Madrid, Spain.

If you would like a quote for training in your international school, please contact Sam to discuss your requirements and how we can help.


In School Mental Health Support

Sam has written a series of targeted mental health programmes for students that provide real solutions for difficulties faced by students today. These programmes, facilitated by your school staff, provide real value for money.

They cover a range of issues including exam anxiety, low self-esteem, self-harm, gaming addiction and anger management.

For more information please visit www.cbt4schools.co.uk