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 New for Covid19 pastoral support: SF Coaching – a simple and effective way to support children and young people returning to school 

SF Coaching Early Help for mental health, wellbeing & strengths based behaviour support

 

On offer: low cost training and development, online support; coaching supervision; 

reframing school policy and action. 

 New for Covid19 pastoral support: SF Coaching – a simple and effective way to support children and young people returning to school 

SF Coaching Early Help for mental health, wellbeing & strengths based behaviour support

 

On offer: low cost training and development, online support; coaching supervision; 

reframing school policy and action. 

Kindness is the best response to stress

Children and young people are currently struggling with the changes brought about by the pandemic. Many of them were struggling before the virus appeared and it’s likely that things won’t be easier for them, back in school. Many others will have suffered loss and bereavement, and the effects of social isolation ruptured relationships. When these stresses emerge in their behaviour the established routine of reward […]

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Early Help in schools – focusing on solutions

Early Help in schools – focusing on solutions

Covid19 and early intervention; understanding the impact, preparing for recovery  A story of success St. Ambrose Barlow Catholic High School in Swinton, Greater Manchester is showing what’s possible by providing Solutions Focused Coaching Early Help, to support students and their families during the Covid19 crisis.  What is it about SF Coaching that makes it able to meet the needs of young people, their families and […]

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Reading “Inventing ourselves – the secret life of the teenage brain” by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore; meeting 2

Reading “Inventing ourselves – the secret life of the teenage brain” by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore; meeting 2

  The ‘Follow the Arrows’ reading group* is a new initiative, helping bridge the current gap between published evidence and school practices around behaviour, inclusion, mental health and wellbeing in schools.  This week we were discussing chapters 5 Inside the living brain, 6 The ever plastic brain, 7 Social mind, social brain, and 8 Understanding other people.  The book covered a broad sweep of neuroscience […]

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Reading “Inventing ourselves – the secret life of the teenage brain” by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore; week 1

Reading “Inventing ourselves – the secret life of the teenage brain” by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore; week 1

“When I tell people I study the adolescent brain, the immediate response is often a joke – something along the lines of : ‘What? Teenagers have brains?’ For some reason it’s acceptable to mock people in this stage of their lives. But when you think about it, this is strange: we wouldn’t ridicule other age groups in the same way. Imagine if we went around […]

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 New for Covid19 pastoral support: SF Coaching – a simple and effective way to support children and young people returning to school 

SF Coaching Early Help for mental health, wellbeing & strengths based behaviour support

 

On offer: low cost training and development, online support; coaching supervision; 

reframing school policy and action.