Donate

Developed to meet the recommendations of the Timpson Review of School Exclusion, the All on Board training supports staff in developing partnerships with parent and carers.

"A study looking at the societal cost of mental health problems by the London School of Economics showed that the societal burden of mental disorder is 90% borne by schools... I think it's inevitable that the solution has to be found in changing the way schools operate to deal with mental health problems more efficiently. For me, the Pears Family School is one of these key innovations" - Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre

Two things seem true: Mainstream schools can only be more inclusive if they have access to more expertise and more resources to deal with students with complex needs; and AP schools can only increase reintegration with a greater skill and knowledge base, increased targeted support and improved partnerships with local schools.

Anna Freud LP LO 8439.jpg

Our training is designed to support school professionals and to enhance existing quality provision. Our training team is made up of people who have current, on-going experience of working in mainstream and AP schools as well as consultant psychotherapist experience in mental health and systemic family work. We are committed to the view that there are no easy answers when dealing with complex and challenging behaviours; that building relationships at all levels will always be central to good practice; and that there are systems and approaches which we can always learn from to improve outcomes. Our training, based on a model of family intervention with a 30-year track record, has been developed and codified at The Pears Family School over the last 6 years and trialled in local AP and mainstream schools. We have now secured funding to offer the training to mainstream schools nationally.

 

The All on Board training consists of two twilight sessions (dates as stated) that run from 3:45pm to 5:30pm, as well as a drop-in consultation calls between sessions. Delegates must attend both twilight sessions.

Please note that spaces are only available for senior staff from mainstream schools and funding is capped at 2 delegates per school attending. This training is free of charge, with the commitment to provide information related exclusion and attendance data.

Aims of the training

The training aims to support inclusion and reintegration by:

  • Increasing the capacity of mainstream to deal with complex need
  • Providing a means by which school staff can create a systemic formulation for children at risk of exclusion
  • Creating a structure to communicate formulation-driven targets to TA and teachers
  • Stimulating positive and functional engagement with parents/carers and other family members
  • Providing a range of contexts to create change in parent and carer engagement and understanding of their child’s difficulties
  • Giving schools the opportunity to reflect on the complex web of professional provision and resources around mental health and inclusion and hone a coherent approach
  • Bridging the gap between the language used by education professionals and mental health professionals to describe their practice with children
  • Developing consistency of approach between communities of schools.
Contact information

For further information on the training please contact: adelaide.omahony@annafreud.org

2nd December 2021 - 6th January 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)
  • Two twilight sessions (1hr 45 minutes each) across two afternoons plus 6 hours of self-guided content
  • 15:45 - 17:30 (UK time)
Price

£0.00
Free with a commitment to provide data

Tutors

13th January 2022 - 3rd February 2022
  • Online – live and self-directed learning (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • Two twilight sessions (1hr 45 minutes each) across two afternoons plus 6 hours of self-guided content
  • 15:45 - 17:30 (UK time)
Price

£0.00
Free with a commitment to provide data

Tutors

20th January 2022 - 10th February 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)
  • Two twilight sessions (1hr 45 minutes each) across two afternoons plus 6 hours of self-guided content
  • 15:45 - 17:30 (UK time)
Price

£0.00
Free with a commitment to provide data

Tutors

27th January 2022 - 24th February 2022
  • Online - via Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • Two twilight sessions (1hr 45 minutes each) across two afternoons plus 6 hours of self-guided content
  • 15:45 - 17:30 (UK time)
Price

£0.00
Free with a commitment to provide data

Tutors

3rd March 2022 - 24th March 2022
  • Online - via Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • Two twilight sessions (1hr 45 minutes each) across two afternoons plus 6 hours of self-guided content
  • 15:45 - 17:30 (UK time)
Price

£0.00
Free with a commitment to provide data

Tutors

10th March 2022 - 31st March 2022
  • Online - via Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • Two twilight sessions (1hr 45 minutes each) across two afternoons plus 6 hours of self-guided content
  • 15:45 - 17:30 (UK time)
Price

£0.00
Free with a commitment to provide data

Tutors

To hear about any new dates scheduled for this training, please subscribe to our mailing list

Our use of cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We’d also like to set optional analytics to help us improve it. We won’t set optional cookies unless you enable them. Using this tool will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see our Cookies page


Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.


Analytics cookies

We’d like to set non-essential cookies, such as Google Analytics, to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our Cookies page. If you are 16 or under, please ask a parent or carer for consent before accepting.