CPD Training

Our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) covers a wide spectrum of areas relating to mental health and wellbeing in schools. These thorough and highly evaluated courses are available at no extra cost to MAST subscribers. 

If you're interested in attending any of the events listed, please get in touch to book a place by calling 07458 305006.

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28
February
Understanding Anxiety
1 of 1

This course looks at the theory and practice of anxiety – how it can occur, what it looks like, how it is understood and then how we can work (alongside parents) to support children with anxiety in a positive and successful manner.

29
February
Precision Teaching Level 2
1 of 2

This is a two-part training course to apply the theory and practice of Precision Teaching (PT) as a formative assessment strategy to enhance numeracy and handwriting / spelling skills. There is an expectation that all delegates will undertake an assignment using the PT approach between sessions 1 and 2.

5
March
Sexualised behaviour
1 of 1

This session will explore resources that help staff understand what is considered appropriate and normal behaviour for the age and stage of development of children and young people and reflect on which behaviours might be considered more concerning.

5
March
Therapeutic Support group
6 of 6

Working with children and young people with social and emotional needs can often be emotionally demanding. Engaging in regular supervision can help support staff’s occupational wellbeing and help them to develop more effective practice.

6
March
Emotional Based School Avoidance
1 of 1

Working with children and young people with social and emotional needs can often be emotionally demanding. Engaging in regular supervision can help support staff’s occupational wellbeing and help them to develop more effective practice.

7
March
Therapeutic Play Coaching
1 of 1

In this session, we will briefly explore theories of attachment and consider how attachment can impact children’s learning and social and emotional development. We will then learn how therapeutic play approaches can be used in a child-centred way to support the well-being of vulnerable children at school.

7
March
Lego Therapy
1 of 1

Ensuring pastoral staff understand the theory and practice behind Lego Club.

8
March
ACE Training
1 of 1

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic life events occurring before the age of 18 and include all types of child abuse and neglect as well as parental mental illness, substance misuse in the family, divorce, domestic abuse and imprisonment.

13
March
Therapeutic Mentoring
1 of 1

This four-part course will equip support staff to set up and run targeted and individualised therapeutic interventions for children and young people with social and emotional needs. Throughout the course, we will consider the factors that impact wellbeing and mental health, as well as the ways in which children and young people may communicate through their behaviour.

14
March
Precision Teaching Level 2
2 of 2

This session will explore resources that help staff understand what is considered appropriate and normal behaviour for the age and stage of development of children and young people and reflect on which behaviours might be considered more concerning.