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Autism Specialist Programme - Understanding and Working with ASD

‘Autism is a spectrum condition. All autistic people share certain difficulties, but being autistic will affect them in different ways. Some autistic people also have learning disabilities, mental health issues or other conditions, meaning people need different levels of support. All people with autism learn and develop. With the right sort of support, all can be helped to live a more fulfilling life of their own choosing’. (The National Autistic Society, 2016)
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

CAMHS Tier 2 and the Educational Psychology Service (EPS) have jointly developed ...
Course Code: HLTH 18/074

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ADHD Specialist Programme - Understanding and Working with ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ‘is thought to affect 3–9% of school-age children and young people in the UK’ (NICE 2013). It is essential that these individuals have a positive experience of care and support. For this to be achieved staff need a good understanding of ADHD and how to work effectively with the difficulties in their role.

Children with ADHD often need particular support and this programme will provide practitioners will key hints and tips on how they can best support young people who have a diagnosis of ADHD. In addition practitioners ought to be supporting p ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/017

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The Children’s Services Information Workshops (Windsor and Maidenhead)

Achieving for Children and their partners are launching their inclusion charter, early help strategy and updating on the Local Mental Health Transformation Plan. Children’s services within Achieving for Children are running 4 multi agency workshops in April 2019.

These workshops are an opportunity to hear about our exciting forthcoming transformation plans and how they will benefit the families in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Staff from a variety of agencies and partners are invited to attend the workshops and will have the opportunity to share knowledge and information ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/061
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Session 1Wednesday 24 April 201914:00 - 16:00Charters School, Charters Road, SL5 9QY
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The Children’s Services Information Workshops (Windsor and Maidenhead)

Achieving for Children and their partners are launching their inclusion charter, early help strategy and updating on the Local Mental Health Transformation Plan. Children’s services within Achieving for Children are running 4 multi agency workshops in April 2019.

These workshops are an opportunity to hear about our exciting forthcoming transformation plans and how they will benefit the families in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Staff from a variety of agencies and partners are invited to attend the workshops and will have the opportunity to share knowledge and information ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/062
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Session 1Thursday 25 April 201915:30 - 17:30Altwood School, Altwood Road, SL6 4PU
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Physical Restraint Training (CPI Accredited) (EVENT FULL)

This Physical Restraint training is accredited by Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and includes physical interventions and personal safety techniques, which are designed to maximise the safety of everyone involved in a crisis situation.

The course provides participants with strategies and skills to deal with challenging situations effectively. There is an emphasis on de-escalation throughout, and an understanding that restraint is only used when all other alternatives have failed. The training is concerned primarily with safety, and it is designed to raise the confidence of participants by ...
Course Code: EDU 18/905

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Session 1Wednesday 1 May 201909:00 - 15:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these individ ...
Course Code: HLTH 18/067
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Session 1Friday 10 May 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Makaton

‘Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language; the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order’ (The Makaton Charity, 2017).

This Makaton taster session is an introductory and experiential session. Delegates will learn about the Makaton Language Programme: what it is, how it works and who it is used by. They will see demonstrations of approximately forty signs and symbols. Delegates can use and try these signs and symbols in their own workplace or with the individual(s) with communication ne ...
Course Code: EY 18/072
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Session 1Monday 13 May 201918:30 - 21:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1

This course will enable practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families to increase their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The course will provide an overview of what ADHD is and the impact it has upon school and home life. By the end of the day practitioners will have the essential skills and knowledge to better support children and their families locally.

ADHD is thought to affect 2–5% of school-age children and young people in the UK (NICE, 2018).
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs39/documents/care-and-support-for-people-w ...
Course Code: HLTH 18/062
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Session 1Thursday 23 May 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are starting to be recognised as a major barrier in the way of children with care experience, which prevents them from making the progress that is expected of them. However, it does not just affect those in care. It is currently estimated that 15 per 10,000 people around the world are estimated to have Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), the most severe form of FASD (‘The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome’, 2017).

Within the care system, the figures jump tenfold or more. The most recent published study found that 35% of children in care in one Authori ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/215
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Session 1Friday 7 June 201909:30 - 14:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Supporting Children and Young People with Pathological Demand Avoidance

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a complex autism spectrum condition characterised by high anxiety and a need to be in control. As a result of high anxiety individuals with PDA can find everyday demands and requests intolerable. Often children and young people with PDA can display behaviours that are challenging to others.

This course will be relevant to staff who work with or support families who have children with autism and a demand avoidant profile. The course is interactive and will equip attendees with a range of strategies to use, or to advise parents to use when working wit ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/315
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Session 1Friday 7 June 201909:30 - 13:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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