Professional Training Courses

Professional Training Courses

We run a number of training courses for professionals. Click here to find out more.

Parent and Carer Workshops

Parent and Carer Workshops

Parent and Carer workshops provided by DSPL and other local providers.

Forums

Forums

SENCO, Family Support Worker and Nessie Forums.

Training, Workshops & Events

Introduction to Mental Health

Parent and Carer Workshops Super User
Booked: 0 | Free Seats: 12

Audience: all practitioners working with children and young people in Hertfordshire (age groups primary Years 5 & 6, secondary schools and colleges).

Overview:

This session provides a universal introduction to mental health by increasing knowledge of how mental health relates to everyone. Individuals will be provided an overview of common mental health issues including, prevalence, signs and how they can affect young people. The session covers stigma and will help improve confidence in attendees around talking about mental health. The session closes with a brief overview of the 5-W2WB and makes attendees aware of the support available across Hertfordshire. This session is versatile in the audiences it may be tailored for.

Learning Outcome:

  • Have an increased knowledge and broader understanding of mental health and understand some of the most common signs and symptoms of mental health conditions in young people
  • Feel more confident to have conversations around mental health
  • Promote early intervention and prevention by knowing how to recognise changes in mental health and how to protect your own mental health
  • Have an increased awareness of the range of support and resources available in Hertfordshire, promoting access to early advice and support

Dates/times:

21 June 2021 10am to 11:30am

To book your place please visit our website – links below

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Monday 21 June 2021 - 10:00 until 11:30

Emotional Wellbeing and Coping Strategies

Parent and Carer Workshops Super User
Booked: 0 | Free Seats: 12

Audience: all practitioners working with children and young people in Hertfordshire.

Overview:

This session focuses on how to maintain positive mental health. It gives a brief overview of the psycho-social emotional climate in young people and 3 key steps in how to identify emotions without judgement and choosing a response. You will learn research-based self-help strategies for positive emotional wellbeing relevant to young children and young adults, how to establish when further support is needed and how to access other support available.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Have a broad understanding of what emotional wellbeing is
  • Have practical self-help strategies to further understand and de-escalate strong emotions
  • Know when to and where to access additional support

Dates/times:

25 June 2021, 10am to 11:30am

To book your place please visit our website – links below

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Friday 25 June 2021 - 10:00

SENCo Forum 1 July 2021

Forums Debbie Robins
Booked: 0 | Free Seats: 30

DSPL 1 North Herts: Baldock, Hitchin, Letchworth and Royston

The SEND Briefing will be held either remotely or at a venue depending on the current guidelines.  We will also reinstate the 1:1 professional meetings and will contact SENCos with details nearer the time. 

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