Supporting Pupils With Unmet Attachment Needs training

Everyone working with children and young people needs to understand attachment and the traumatic impact of abuse, separation and loss. This course enables learners to gain this necessary knowledge and learn how to support pupils within education. It provides strategies to support learning and promote positive attachment relationships in schools. Written in conjunction with the experts at UCL, Institute of Education, this course builds on our 15 years experience of working with vulnerable children and extends this knowledge to the classroom.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • Attachment theory
  • The attachment process
  • What is Claiming
  • What is attunement
  • Affective attunement
  • Impulse, shame and rage regulation
  • Pre-cognitive patterning
  • Attachment aware schools
  • How schools can respond to the needs of children and young people
  • Interventions for recovery and relationships in school
  • Strategies for common concerns
This Supporting Pupils with Unmet Attachment Needs course has been designed specifically for people who want to know about how to support pupils who have been impacted by abuse, separation and loss. Whilst it provides focus for people working in Education, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know about unmet attachment needs and the impact on young people.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 4 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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Supporting Pupils With Unmet Attachment Needs eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Supporting Pupils With Unmet Attachment Needs course

By the end of the training, you will;

  • Understand the impact of the attachment process on learning
  • Know how to promote positive attachment relationships in schools
  • Know about different strategies in schools to support learning for children with attachment difficulties
  • Understand how to identify attachment needs and respond in relation to the guidelines identified in the SEND Code of Practice

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Additional course information

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