About this seminar

Join us for this seminar on Monday 4th July about a new mentalization-based curriculum for education professionals, developed by experts at the Anna Freud Centre and UCL.

The curriculum is designed to help education professionals better understand how their own experiences impact their work and the students they teach.

The seminar will introduce the curriculum, explore the evidence behind it and share insights into how reflective practice can be used to better manage stressful or challenging classroom dynamics.

Expert international speakers at the seminar will include;

  • Joost Hutsebaut, PhD
  • Stephan Gingelmaier, Prof, Dr.
  • Tobias Nolte, MD

The seminar will be chaired by Peter Fonagy OBE.

Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes of this seminar are:

  • To have an overview of a new evidence-based curriculum for working in emotionally challenging educational environments and mainstream schools 
  • Insight into how reflective practice can be used to understand and better manage stressful or challenging classroom dynamics
  • Hear about a skills-based toolbox of mentalization-guided every-day practice ‘interventions’
  • An increased understanding of how social learning can be fostered in teacher-pupil relationships
Who is this seminar suitable for?

Education professionals as well as those working in other educational settings e.g., early years, social workers, school psychologists, educational psychologists etc.

Registration and accessibility

This seminar will take place online via Zoom, a registration link will be sent to you closer to the date.

Before booking, please ensure you meet the system requirements.

This seminar will have automatic subtitles available.

Contact us

Please contact for any queries relating to this seminar.

4th July 2022
  • Online – live via Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • 1.5 hours
  • 16:30 - 18:00 (UK time)


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