Schools can commission bespoke training or development work directly from the Educational Psychology Service
(as part of their SLA) or attend centrally organised training.
Educational psychologists can work with you on whole school development and improvement around special educational needs, emotional health and well-being and meeting the needs of vulnerable students.
They can also provide:
- action-research projects and evaluation
- support to involve and engage parents and carers and children and young people
- support to key staff
- bespoke problem-solving, coaching and
- supervision to support staff well-being
What training courses are on offer?
Centrally organized training is available for a range of school staff, governors and parents and carers.
The service also leads the Targeted mental health in school (TaMHS) programme
|Specific difficulties ||Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)|
Autism spectrum disorder
|Learning and cognition ||Precision teaching|
Building exam resilience
Ready to learn – relaxation, wellbeing and concentration
|Social, emotional and mental health||Anxiety|
Loss, separation and bereavement
Mental health – using the Northamptonshire Shoebox
|Interventions and approaches||1, 2, 3 magic for teachers|
Drawing and talking – foundation level
Drawing and talking – advanced level
FRIENDS for life
Group work – skills and processes
Massage in schools programme
My FRIENDS youth
Peer support – primary schools
Peer support – secondary schools
Restorative approach in schools – foundation
Restorative approach in schools – practitioner
Solihull approach – foundation course
Solihull approach – parent group facilitator’s training
Solution focused approach
Using drawing, talking, puppets and stories
How do I book onto a training course?
You can find a list of current centrally organised training courses and book onto a course using the link. For other training please discuss with your link educational psychologist or email
Find a training course
What do training courses cost?
Prices for the training course vary but all costs charged are required to achieve ‘full-cost recovery’ for the activity and will be kept to that minimum. Some training is without cost as it is grant-funded.
Educational psychologists always works at the highest level of commitment to provide the best level of service."
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