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Research shows that children who have been adopted from care or who are the subject of special guardianship orders do less than half as well as their non-adopted peers at the end of primary and secondary school.
VSK are offering free bespoke training for schools and settings in Kent.
The session aims to be:
An introduction for schools in supporting vulnerable children who may have difficulties related to attachment and childhood developmental trauma.
The areas covered include:
- How does secure attachment develop
- Insecure attachment and presenting behaviours
- Strategies for the school, class teacher and supporting staff
- Personalised approaches to supporting children and young people
Feedback from recent training sessions:
It will make me consider why children behave in a certain way and how as a professional I can support them.
Good information/explanation of how attachment is formed and how it can impact/be seen in terms of behaviours when attachment has not been formed/gone wrong.
Very useful session - lots of learning points and good strategies. I plan to implement several new ideas.