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This event is suitable for Ealing maintained schools and all other schools
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Event code SCH 24/193 
Event description This one day refresher is designed for Therapeutic Thinking Tutors who were trained in 2022 - 2023. 

The course will provide updates to exisitng materials, as well as access to new content. It will be delivered by Adam Hayes, Director of Therapeutic Thinking. The key principles will be revisited and extended to support Tutors with their work in schools. This will include a focus on the following; 

Developing consistent daily practice among all adults working with children in your setting. 
Building a culture that is curious about children's behaviour, and seeks to understand its functions. 
Emphasising the links between teaching, learning, and behaviour. 
Delivering an effective behaviour curriculum. 
Enhancing your setting's graduated approach and its assessment of children's needs. 
Implementing a Therapeutic Thinking approach. 

Please reflect in advance of the course on the extent to which Therapeutic Thinking approaches have impacted the chidlren and young people in your setting since last year's training. 
Training objectives

  • Review the implementation of Therapeutic Thinking in your setting. 

  • Understand how best to use the Therapeutic Thinking toolkit to secure a graduated response. 

  • Consider how Therapeutic Thinking can be deployed to address systemic inequalities. 

  • Improve effective partnership working between schools, the Local Authority, and other agencies. 

Target Group The course is only accessible for those who have previously been trained as a Therapeutic Thinking Lead (3 days). 
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Subject areas Behaviour and attendance, Curriculum development, Healthy Schools, Leadership and management, Learning and teaching
Target audience Aspiring deputy headteachers, Aspiring senior leaders, Deputy/assistant headteachers , EYFS: Heads of children’s centres, EYFS: Leaders / managers in maintained settings, EYFS: Leaders / managers in private, voluntary and independent (PVI) settings, Heads of year , Inclusion managers, Key stage 1 coordinators, Key stage 2 coordinators, Key stage 3 coordinators, Key stage 4 coordinators , LA senior leaders, Lead teachers, Mental Health Lead, Middle leaders/managers, New headteachers, Phase leaders, School leadership team, SEAL/PHSE coordinators, SENCOs, Senior leaders, Senior teachers, Special educational needs governors
OFSTED areas Behaviour and attitudes, Personal development, Leadership and management
Professional Standards
Venue Ealing Education Centre, Mansell Road, UB6 9EH map
Admin contact Simon Lynch (
Event Commissioner Simon Lynch (
Course Costs
Standard cost£0.00
X SLA n/a£0.00
Start date Monday 25 March 2024
Times 09:00 - 16:30
Number of sessions 1