Behaviour as Communication - SEMH Focus (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Training and Learning Centre, The Portsmouth Academy, St Mary's Road
Course Tutors
Lisa Caine
Admin Contact
SPAR Business Support (
Target Audience
Headteacher / Primary Schools Teaching staff / Secondary Schools Teaching staff / Special Schools Teaching Staff
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
All Schools / Primary Schools / Secondary Schools
Course description

This course is designed to challenge the idea of 'naughty' behaviour in the classroom as opposed to children expressing an unmet need resulting in unacceptable behaviour.  It will consider professionals in the schools' reactions to certain behaviours and consider alternative support startegies.  The session will also allow for some reflection and planning time for next steps in consultation with the Lead Teacher Advisor.


Course Instructor:  Denise O'Flynn

Training objectives

  • Understanding that all behaviour is communication

  • Reflecting on our mindsets

  • Exploring success and failure cycles

  • Child's internal working model and the assault cycle

  • 4 Rs model of behaviour change

  • using care studies to reflect on and plan next steps

Learning outcomes

  • To know the 4 Rs of behaviour change

  • Understand connection is necessary for correction

  • To know the next steps to take in the classroom with current pupils.

Additional Information

Please be aware that by making this booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are confirming you have your managers authorisation to attend this training and are aware of the cancellation/non-attendance charges that apply.

Start Date
Wednesday 10 June 2020
End Date
Wednesday 10 June 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 9 June 2020
09:00 - 12:00
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