What is Primary Emotional First Aid? – Introducing participants to the concept of EFA and to start to understand behaviour as a solution to emotional distress.
Worry & Sadness – Breaking down the two most prevalent Mental Health difficulties in the context of the Primary years setting.
Attachment – Understanding the concept of attachment and the relationship we have with the Children we work with, paying attention also to the notion of detachment.
Enabling Emotional Expression – Using creative art, participants will be given an example exercise to enable children to express and explore their emotions. The session will then focus on sharing strategies we use to engage Children and help them through their emotional distress.
Understanding Risk – Focussing on the 3 main categories of Risk: From Others, To Self, To Others. Participants will also be invited to workshop a case study.
The course costs
Looking After Ourselves – How We look after ourselves as Emotional First Aiders; identifying how the work affects us and exploring our own stress management.
£300 per person, based on a cohort of no more than 12 participants, delivered by two facilitators.