The short courses below support practitioners to use psychology to promote positive behaviour. The training will explore psychological models, case studies and real life examples to increase knowledge, skills and confidence in supporting children and young people with a range of different needs. They are available as stand-alone sessions, or as follow on modules after attending The Ready, Steady, Go! training.
You will be able to:
• Gain specialist knowledge to understand the area of need.
• Apply this knowledge within a problem solving model.
• Understand the role of the adult in facilitating change.
• Use real life case studies and examples to enable application of learning in your setting.
Who should attend?
All modules are…
Understand what is meant by a ‘courageous conversation’
Gain tips and advice on how to hold these conversations in the most effective way
Explore what it is like to be in the parent's shoes
Discover how effectively to manage a situation where parents may not be accepting of the concerns.
You can access the course here and access the qu…
Education, Health and Care Plans
Improve confidence levels about Education, Health and Care Plans
Learn about legislation linked to Education, Health and Care Plans
Increase your (and your staff's) knowledge and understanding of the education health and care needs, assessments and plan processes
Understand how to work in partnership with all those involved in a child’s Edu…
This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby was the first person to develop a theory about the significance of early attachments between caregivers and very young children. His work has stimulated a massive and very productive field of research with important implications for childcare. This…
Beginner's guide to nursery finance is primarily aimed at nursery owners, managers and those with a financial responsibility for running a childcare setting. This online course supports nursery owners and managers to reflect and review their financial processes. It provides them with an awareness of the financial implications placed upon them and how to ensure they meet the necessary le…
In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out some of the things that very young babies can do. You will also discover how babies can contribute to family life and relationships from birth. You will look at what they need from other adults and children, and what they can learn.
This is a free course from The Open University, if you are thinking of…
Updated in collaboration with Southampton Inclusion Partnership (SIP) and its lead school, Springwell and includes the opportunity to visit Springwell Special Educational Needs classrooms.
This is a comprehensive course about working with children and young people with autism in mainstream settings – early years or primary phase (also appropriate for primary and se…
In this workshop we will explore ideas and activities to inspire and enthuse both adults and children when playing and learning outside. There will be the opportunity to share expertise, guidance and examples of good practice with fellow Early Years professionals. Length of course 1/2 day. Who should attend? This training is open to all, particularly those working in Early Years settings and in…
This session will take an evidence based look at how to help people be successful in achieving their goals. We’ll look at the implications from Walter Mischel’s classic marshmallow studies (why can some 4 year olds wait 20 minutes or longer just to get a second marshmallow, and why does it matter anyway?) and update this with cutting edge research into WOOP planning (you’ll have to look that on…
Techniques to promote positive behaviour and address challenging behaviour
What will I learn?
Behaviour is learnt, but it is also a product of the environment.
Behaviour can be considered as a form of communication. NDNA’s online course will give practitioners the skills to promote good behaviour in young children.
It will also help you interpret and correctly address ch…
This course will support practitioners to reflect on good practice and effectively meet the needs of two year olds within Early Years provision.
Length of course
Who should attend?
Early years and childcare practitioners who provide care for 2 year olds.
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This training course is for staff looking at ways to develop positive social interaction for children and young people. During this course we aim to increase awareness of the pre-requisite skills that support social interaction and consider strategies to teach social skills. This will also include individual and group work, appropriate activities and resources for you to incorporate into…
Maybo are national leaders in the field of conflict management and physical intervention. As accredited Maybo Tutors, we offer a wide range of training to build the understanding, skills and confidence of staff working in situations where challenging behaviour may occur and physical intervention may be necessary.
Maybo have developed a range of British Institute of Learning Disabilities…
Autism is a lifelong condition that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how a person makes sense of the world around them. One in every 100 children has autism and can have a range of complex difficulties which require understanding and tailored support in Early Years Settings.
This introductory course provides a firm theoretical b…
Understand your requirements under the Prevent Duty and promote fundamental British Values appropriately.
"NDNA's Prevent Duty and Fundamental British Values course is great, very informative guidance for all early years practitioners to follow!" - Red Balwn Nursery
The information contained in this short course is applicable to all childcare practitioners.
In this free course, Infants' understanding of their social world, we draw on a wide range of psychological research to address the question of whether infants have a rich understanding of their social world. You will have the opportunity to read journal papers and newspaper articles as well as to engage with audio clips, and to explore your assumptions about infants' social…