In this course Helen explains the importance of allowing children to reflect back on a difficult year, before giving them strategies to build their resilience and prepare for future uncertainty. You’ll also learn why communication is crucial and how the way we talk can help children reduce their anxiety levels.
How to support and validate pupils feelings about the pandemic so far.
How to support pupils to develop the inner-resourcefulness to cope with future uncertainty.
How to listen actively and promote sharing our feelings, in order to support pupil and staff mental health.
Helen has over 15 years experience working with young people, as a primary school teacher and Child and Adolescent counsellor. She has a post-graduate diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy as well as specialist training in counselling young people.