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Code: SCH/20/86 Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) Training 2020 (Zoom)

ELSAs are teaching assistants or learning mentors in schools or colleges who have been trained as Emotional Literacy Support Assistants.  ELSAs help children and young people learn to understand their emotions and respect the feelings of those around them.  ELSAs plan and deliver individual and small group programmes in schools with access to support from educational psychologists through group supervision and individual contact. 

The Educational Psychology team will deliver 8 x 1.5 hour online webinar sessions on aspects of emotional literacy including :

  • Emotional awareness
  • Self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Social and friendship skills
  • Social communication difficulties
  • Loss, bereavement and family break-up

There will be a mix of direct teaching, opportunities for discussion and activities.  Learning will be supplemented through signposting to relevant reading and resources and take away homework activities.  

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map
2 07 October 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map
3 14 October 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map
4 21 October 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map
5 04 November 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map
6 11 November 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map
7 18 November 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map
8 25 November 2020 13:00 - 15:00 No Venue Map