Working in a special school, or provision within mainstream, often brings greater – and certainly more diverse – day to day experiences than you might expect. Extreme behaviours, personal care & support, a wider range of adults and children to interact with, as well as emotional highs and lows of dealing with pupils who have complex needs. This short course considers the importance of wellbeing in a special education needs setting.
At every special school, the needs of children are varied, complex and individualised. This can lead to an environment where the emotional, physical and mental impact on adults can be both unexpected and extreme. Through our experiences with a wide range of special schools – and special provisions within mainstream schools – we know that our approaches can support adults in maintaining good emotional health, without compromising on standards for pupils.
This course shares several of our favourite approaches for developing wellbeing for all adults in a special needs setting. We explore:
This course is appropriate for special schools.
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