Nurture Group Theory and Practice Course

Brief overview of the course

• The practicalities of setting up and running a nurture group – early years, primary and secondary
• Up-to-date research in attachment theory and neuroscience
• Child development and learning
• Developing an in-depth understanding of the Boxall Profile and using it to refer children and young                              

  people, set targets and put in place practical strategies to support the child/young person to participate  

  meaningfully at school

• Developing the curriculum
• Developing a whole-school nurturing approach
• Monitoring and evaluation through a structured, evidence-based, planned approach

This course is suitable for those who wish to set up and run a nurture group. It is also suitable for practitioners who want to adopt a more nurturing approach while working with children who are challenged in any of the following areas: social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, low self-confidence, low self-esteem, low resilience, self-regulation and/or self-expression difficulties.

Participant resource pack will include:

• Course materials

• A copy of the Boxall Profile/Boxall Profile for Young People Handbook

• A copy of Beyond the Boxall Profile: Strategies and Resources/Beyond the Boxall Profile for

  Young People: Strategies and Resources

All participants will have the opportunity to submit an assignment for certification as a Certified Nurture Group Practitioner.

Cost: €150 per participant to cover the cost of the resource pack, and also correction of the optional assignment should you wish to submit it for certification.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 16-05-2019 6:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 06-06-2019 9:00 pm
Course Fee €150.00
Subsequent Dates 23rd and 30th May
Number Hours 12
Speaker Susan Gibney
Location Galway Education Centre

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