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Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour

Course Overview:
Training for all school staff who would like to develop a greater understanding and knowledge around why some children cannot control their emotions and present challenging behaviours. The course will cover:

Course Content:

  • The underlying reasons for extreme behaviours in school, including a consideration of some SEN, the impact of early childhood experiences, home factors, CP issues.
  • How our brains control our behaviour
  • Emotional triggers that can underpin challenging behaviour
  • Planning and prevention
  • The 6 stages of an emotional crisis
  • How to respond and manage a situation

About Sue Byron:
Sue has over 35 years of educational experience.  She began her career as a primary school teacher and SENCo in London before moving on to found the Parent Partnership Scheme in Bromley.  Sue returned to teaching as Teacher-in-Charge of a KS3/4 Assessment Unit and then Deputy Head Teacher of a KS4 PRU. From here she went on to lead the Bromley Primary Behaviour Service.  Sue then created and led the Behaviour Outreach Service for the Spring Partnership Trust.  She has provided support to schools, children, families, local authorities and MATs.  Sue has strong communication skills and has formed many professional partnerships.  She is solution focused and believes in the power of effective, trusting collaboration.  Sue is skilled in facilitating schools to meet Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and has strong SEND knowledge and understanding.

Course Details

Sue Byron


Warren Road Primary School, Warren Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 6JF

Course Cost:
£120.00 per delegate

These courses are provided in conjunction with LG Integrity. Click here to visit their website site.

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