Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA) (Cancelled)
Tuesday 12 February 2019 -
09:30 - 15:30
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD
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:
Discussion - including opportunities for trainees to discuss and share ideas and good practise