Workshop for school counsellors in India and Sri Lanka

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course


    The aim of the workshop is to help develop a knowledge base and skills of school counsellors to support student wellbeing through social emotional learning and positive behaviour management. The content will be delivered in two sections:
    1.Supporting student’s social and emotional learning
    •Understanding emotional development:
    i.Attachment; Temperament and Personality
    ii.Emotional awareness, literacy and emotional regulation
    •Understanding social development:
    i.Social Cognition and Moral Development
    ii.Social Learning Theories
    •Counselling approaches that support social and emotional learning:
    i.phenomenological inquiry through person-centred counselling;
    ii.goal setting using solution focused brief therapy techniques

    2.Managing behavioural issues presented by young people adjusting to change. Topics will cover:
    •Developing, implementing and monitoring the effectiveness of student management plans;
    •Promoting positive behaviour using the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) model: key principles and how to apply them;
    •Working collaboratively with student, teachers and parents;
    •Building interpersonal relationships with other school personnel: teachers, leaders and admin support.

    Period19 Jan 2021
    Event typeWorkshop
    LocationMelbourne, Australia, Victoria
    Degree of RecognitionInternational