Day 1: 25 January, 2023
Start time: 09:00 BST
End time: 16:00 BST
Venue: Services For Education, Unit 3 Holt Court, Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4AX
In schools, we strive to provide our children with the knowledge, skills and understanding to gain the very best start in life and to grow up to be happy, healthy and successful adults. Children who have experienced trauma and adverse childhood experiences will have additional barriers to overcome in regulating their own emotions, forming relationships and accessing learning- so how can we best support them to achieve their best and to thrive?
This training aims to improve your understanding of a child’s brain development and the impact of trauma, as well providing you with strategies to best support these children in your setting.
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Sandra Passmore – Former Adviser, Services For Education
Sandra has extensive experience in safeguarding, health and wellbeing and evidence based practice. She has worked nationally with key government departments (Departments of Health and Education) to help shape strategy and policy whilst still retaining the focus on working for the best outcomes for children and young people.
She has a PhD on the psychology of health related choices which has informed the development of award winning, evidence based programmes such as Health for Life in primary schools and Health for Life in nursery schools which have been proven to have a sustainable impact on improving the health and wellbeing of children and families.
Sandra led the development and delivery of the DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead) training for SFE. She was pivotal in expanding the remit of the safeguarding work to also include issues such as domestic abuse and sexual violence and harassment within the education context.
Sandra’s passion for improving the lives of children has led her to develop work within Public Health and managed RCT (Randomised Control Trials) on the effectiveness of interventions such as the daily mile. Additionally, Sandra has written books for teachers and pupils as well as peer reviewed academic journal papers.