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Training, Professional Development & Consultation

Your Space Therapies training can be tailored to meet your establishments needs; we offer training at an hourly rate, and at flexible times including inset days and twilight sessions. We will deliver the training at your school or location of your choice.

Please contact us at info@yourspacetherapies.org and we can offer you the best package to meet your requirements and budget.

Strategy Toolbox for Good Mental Health in Schools

Delegates will leave this course with a toolbox of strategies to help support our most vulnerable and troubled children who are struggling to thrive in school. This course offers practical strategies for professionals to implement for children who display challenging behaviour presenting in anger, separation anxiety, controlling behaviours, excessive attention seeking, generalised anxiety, low self-esteem and more.

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More Strategies for your Toolbox

Due to popular demand and fantastic feedback from delegates who have attended ‘Strategy Toolbox for Good Mental Health in Schools’ we will offer further therapeutic strategies to be used by professionals to support the emotional
well-being of vulnerable children in schools. This training will offer a toolbox of practical strategies including de-escalation and emotional attunement, managing anxiety and exam stress, helping children build secure attachments, creating therapeutic behaviour plans and much more!

Understanding Attachment Disorders and How to Help

This course offers an overview of attachment disorders and looks at how early trauma affects the developing

brain and a child’s capacity to learn, relate and love. Practical and creative strategies are offered to help repair some of the effects of trauma in troubled children and help improve their relational skills and ability to learn.

Supporting School Staff Mental Health and Resilience

Pressures on teachers to manage their workloads and teach our most vulnerable and challenging children are increasing. This training provides practical exercises and knowledge for school staff to support one another and themselves in their management of stress, overwhelming workloads and holding traumatic information. This training includes a model for school peer supervison.

Attachment Focussed Fostering

A must have training for anyone thinking of becoming a foster carer or any professional working with Looked After Children. This training looks at the unique relationship between children in care and their carers.  It also provides a space for group thinking and strategies for thriving in the special role of being a carer.

Helping Young People in Crisis

Self-harm, suicidal thoughts and eating disorders are rife and current issues in our schools. This training offers a therapeutic perspective into adolescents who display these behaviours and offers understanding and thoughtful interventions that may help professionals connect with young people experiencing these harrowing feelings and behaviours.

Therapeutic Storytelling

Metaphor is the emotional language of children. This is a hands-on and creative training which provides skills for teachers, learning mentors and teaching assistants in empathising with children and enhancing children’s emotional literacy

Enhancing Children’s Emotional Language Using the Arts

The arts are powerful tools in helping children express their emotions. This training provides teachers, learning mentors and teaching assistants essential skills and creative exercises to use in circle times, PSHE lessons or in one-to-one sessions with students to enrich their emotional literacy.

Boost the bond- for the BEST relationship with your child

This is a supportive parenting skills course that explores the challenges parents may experience. This course provides information, hands on skills and activities to empower parents in managing tantrums, challenging behaviour and children’s emotional needs in creative and loving ways. The essential skills parents learn on this course are aimed at enhancing children’s social, emotional and educational development and building strong bonds between parents and children.

Helping Children with Loss and Bereavement

Loss can come in many forms and have a profound effect on all of us and our relationships. This training discusses the impact of grief and loss on children’s brain development, emotional states and behaviours. It offers interventions and creative pathways to help young people manage the overwhelming feelings that come with loss.

Consultation

Your Space Therapies provides consultation services regarding supporting children at home and in school. This involves a therapist meeting with key adults in the team around the child and putting together a bespoke behaviour and support plan for the child which includes reflection of their attachment style, relational, behavioural and emotional needs from a psychotherapeutic perspective. An observation, report and follow-up can also be included in the consultation.