May 9th 2017: London SOLD OUT (Click to be added to the waiting list)
June 5th 2017: Bristol (Mercure Grand Hotel)
June 6th 2017: Manchester (Manchester Meeting Place)
June 8th 2017: York (The University of York, King's Manor)
June 9th 2017: Birmingham (Impact Hub)
The training days run from 10am-3.45pm, and include a light lunch and resources
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Training is delivered by Dr Elinor Brett (Educational Psychologist). Dr Brett has 5 years experience setting up LEGO®-based therapy groups in schools and settings, and has also conducted doctoral level research into the impact of the intervention (in publication). Training is suitable for staff in schools and settings, and will provide everything needed to set up and run a group. A CD of printable resources is provided on the day, enabling attendees to set up groups without preparing resources prior to their first session (LEGO® or construction materials will need to be purchased before running groups). A booklet covering the content of the training course in detail is also provided.
Content of training
The training focuses largely on the practical application of LEGO®-based therapy to schools and settings, and content is delivered through interactive group activities, practical sessions and discussions. The training covers:
Theory and principles behind LEGO®-based therapy
Practical application of LEGO®-based therapy
Setting up and running LEGO®-based therapy sessions in schools and community settings
Effective facilitation strategies
Monitoring progress in group members
Managing emotional and behavioural responses
Generalisation of social skills
Who is the training suitable for?
The training is suitable for anyone wishing to set up a LEGO®-based therapy group. Groups commonly consist of teaching assistants, teachers, SENCOs, speech and language therapists, learning mentors and professionals with an interest in Autism. No specific qualifications are required prior to attending training.
Testimonials from training
"Brilliant training! Very excited to get started!"
"A very enjoyable and worthwhile day"
"Can't wait to use this in the school"
"Well delivered and informative course. Very enjoyable-looking forward to using it in our school"
"A really enjoyable training day. The proof of this is that the day flew by!"
"Excellent course, lived up to my hopes and expectations. Thank you"
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