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This one-hour webinar will consider the six nurture principles: • Children’s learning is understood developmentally • The classroom offers a safe base • The importance of nurture for the development of wellbeing • Language is a vital means of communication • All behaviour is communication • The importance of transition in children’s lives It will take attendees through each principle and provide an audit tool for educational settings looking to develop a whole school approach to nurture based upon the six principles. After the event attendees will receive; • PDF of the webinar script including a Covid-19 focus with references; and • Audit tool. During the session, the host will share their screen and audio. Attendees are view-only participants. They can interact with the host through chat. The host reserves the rights to hold the recording and audio footage.
Course Date 21-09-2020 7:00 pm
Course End Date 21-09-2020 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 17-08-2020
Registration fee / cost €5.00
Speaker Wendy Roden
Number Hours 1

Brief overview of the course

• The practicalities of setting up and running a nurture group – early years, primary and secondary • Up-to-date research in attachment theory and neuroscience • Child development and learning • Developing an in-depth understanding of the Boxall Profile and using it to refer children and young

people, set targets and put in place practical strategies to support the child/young person to participate

meaningfully at school

• Developing the curriculum • Developing a whole-school nurturing approach • Monitoring and evaluation through a structured, evidence-based, planned approach

This course is suitable for those who wish to set up and run a nurture group. It is also suitable for practitioners who want to adopt a more nurturing approach while working with children who are challenged in any of the following areas: social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, low self-confidence, low self-esteem, low resilience, self-regulation and/or self-expression difficulties.

Participant resource pack will include:

• Course materials

• A copy of the Boxall Profile/Boxall Profile for Young People Handbook

• A copy of Beyond the Boxall Profile: Strategies and Resources/Beyond the Boxall Profile for

Young People: Strategies and Resources

All participants will have the opportunity to submit an assignment for certification as a Certified Nurture Group Practitioner.

Cost: €200 per participant to cover the cost of the resource pack, and also correction of the optional assignment should you wish to submit it for certification.

These webinars will take place online on 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd of October

Course Date 01-10-2020 4:30 pm
Course End Date 22-10-2020 7:30 pm
Registration Start Date 17-08-2020
Registration fee / cost €200.00
Speaker Niamh Brennan
Number Hours 12
Location Online

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