CTSW Update, December 2020


I hope your term is going well despite everything.  Just to let you know there are a few places left on the Story Links course that starts in January ’21 and the Therapeutic Storywriting Groups training in April ’21. Both trainings are practise-based and designed to provide emotional support for pupils while also developing their literacy skills. Details below…
 

VIRTUAL 3-DAY TRAINING: STORY LINKS

Tuesdays 14 Jan, 2 Feb & 2 March 2021

Story Links is an evidence-based intervention that involves parents in supporting vulnerable pupils through joint story-making. Research  shows that Story Links improves behaviour in school, increases parental involvement and develops pupils’ reading skills.
Target group: SENCOs, Behaviour Intervention Teams, Educational Psychology services, LAC services and other professionals supporting vulnerable pupils at KS1&2.

Participants will be expected to set up a Story Links group after day 1 and then to bring case studies to the trainings on days 2 & 3. To run the 10-week Story Links intervention you need an individual pupil + another adult. The training is supported by an online training manual with downloadable resources. View video.

Trainer: Dr Trisha Waters

Cost: £350 for the 3 days training
Time: 9.30 – 3.30 pm UK time 
Request booking details: admin@TherapeuticStorywriting.co.uk


VIRTUAL 3-DAY TRAINING: THERAPEUTIC STORYWRITING GROUPS

Our Jan 2021 course is now fully booked but places are available for the Summer term course that starts in April ’21.
 

TUESDAYS 20 April, 4 May & 25 May 2021

Therapeutic Storywriting Groups is an evidence-based intervention that uses storywriting to support pupils whose behavioural and emotional difficulties are getting in the way of their learning.  Research shows that Therapeutic Storywriting Groups improve pupils’ writing skills while developing their emotional and social skills.
Target group: SENCOs, SEN teachers, Learning Mentors, HLTAs & TAs supporting pupils aged 7-12 yrs

Participants will be expected to set up a group after day 1 and then to bring pupils stories to the trainings on days 2 & 3. Groups should have between 4-6 pupils. Another adult can join the group if you wish. This is a 10-week intervention supported by an online training manual with downloadable resources. Watch video.

Trainer: Dr Trisha Waters

Cost: £350 for the 3 days training
Time: 9.30 am – 3.30 pm UK time

Request booking details: admin@TherapeuticStorywriting.co.uk


More details can be found on our website.

To find out about our Train-the-Trainer programme contact: admin@TherapeuticStorywriting.co.uk

Kind regards

Trisha

 
Dr Trisha Waters
Centre for Therapeutic Storywriting Ltd.
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