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Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA) (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street
Event Tutors
Sarah Cryer / Amy Stanton
Admin Contact
Contact Person
Target Audience
Learning Mentors / Learning Support Assistants
Event Types
Event Category
Camden Learning - Support Staff 
Who is this event for
This programme is for Learning Support Assistants/Learning Mentors who wish to become Emotional Learning Support Assistants (ELSAs).

ELSA is an initiative developed and supported by educational psychologists who apply psychological knowledge of children’s social and emotional development to particular areas of need and to specific casework.
What does this event cover
Trainees will learn how to support children and young people to understand and regulate their own emotions whilst also respecting the feelings of those around them.

The course consist of 6 full day training sessions covering:

  • The ELSA role
  • The contribution of emotion to behaviour
  • How to support children emotionally
  • Skills in teaching emotional literacy to individuals and small groups
  • Knowledge of a variety of resources
The outcomes will be achieved through:

  • Presentation
  • Discussion - including opportunities for trainees to discuss and share ideas and good practise
  • Activities
  • Supervision
Further information about ELSA is available here.
Please note
Start Date
Tuesday 12 February 2019
End Date
Friday 3 May 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 12 February 2019
09:30 - 15:30
Maximum Places