Run by experienced and qualified counsellors, these can be part of twilight sessions, or INSET days. They can be adapted to teachers and/or other support staff. Topics that can be covered include:-
Calmer Classrooms Part 1
A whole school training, usually delivered during an INSET day to groups of 30 at a time. Includes the life of a young person outside the classroom, understanding anger and helpful and unhelpful responses.
Time is given to explore common “triggers” that can result in a young person displaying disruptive behaviours.
Calmer Classrooms Part 2
Ideas from the Calmer Classrooms training are explored in more detail. Using counselling theory to understand and change what can happen during emotionally charged interactions.
Staff have an opportunity to explore moments of challenging behaviour and their emotional and practical responses.