There was lots of learning going on and the following is a summary of that event.
If you want to join in any future chats then please email me [email protected] to be added to the ELSA Group.
The educational psychologist – Sheila Burton is the founder of the ELSA course and this is her website.
ELSA Stands for: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant ELSA is a training course aimed at teaching assistants in schools.
Examples of things covered on the course are Social skills, emotions, bereavement, social stories and therapeutic stories, anger management, self-esteem, counselling skills such as solution focused and friendship.
Make sure you have a discussion about each one and what it means.
I will be adding new ones each day […] Christmas Gift Ideas The ELSA Group put together a list of items that could be given as a ‘Christmas Survival Kit’. You can put whatever you want into your Christmas Survival kit. I have put some […] #ELSACHAT The Facebook group held an event on Mindfulness and Relaxation last Friday.
I have been HLTA assessed and I trained five years ago to be an ELSA and have loved every minute of it.
Seeing children I have worked with blossom in self-esteem, social skills and behaviour.Building those relationships where children can confide in you and being their attachment figure in school.I have spoken many times on the ELSA course about my work and have presented my website and work on supervision sessions.Also check out neighbouring LEAs, they will sometimes take people out of their area to make up numbers.To look at the role in more detail visit the ELSA Network site.If you want any advice on what to order then do not hesitate to contact me through the ‘Contact form‘ I am always willing to help as much as I can.