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Creating a developmentally informed, trauma aware, nurture approach, to support children and young people’s positive mental health outcomes in schools. Room 1
June 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:20 amFree
This seminar focuses on:
- The importance of embedding the Six Nurture Principles for Learning to ensure positive mental health outcomes for all.
- The links between the six nurture principles for learning and neuroscience, and how to use them to inform practice.
- The importance of meeting pupil’s sensory needs to access learning successfully.
- Introduction to the Digital Developmental Portrait, a time effective quality developmental tool that can identify and meet pupils’ social, emotional developmental needs.
- The positive impact of the DDP on whole school attitudes to learning and behaviour and how this affects positive mental health outcomes for all
Alison, joint CEO at Nurture International has worked with children and young people who exhibit social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties for over 30 years within primary, secondary and specialist settings. Her previous roles include Behaviour Support Manager Wirral LA and manager of a specialist team of clinical psychologists and mental health workers which focused on working with children and young people who had experienced early developmental trauma, their families, and schools. Alison has been a Tutor for Birmingham University’s SEBD master’s Programme and has written and delivered programmes for Manchester and Edge Hill Universities. Alison is also a popular keynote speaker at national and international conferences. Alison has a variety of work published in a number of different journals and books. Alison is passionate about working in partnership with parents and was commissioned by the DCSF (DFE) to write family SEAL.