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Training Options

Whether you’re new to the Empowerment Approach, or want to develop your skills and knowledge, there’s a training option that’s just right for you. Read on to find out more.

Contact us to discuss your requirements, so that we can tailor the training to the needs of your organisation.

Empowerment Approach Core Programme – accredited by CPD UK

Who is it for? 

This accredited programme is designed for adults supporting children and young people who struggle to regulate their behaviour. We deliver the programme to teachers, parents, carers and a wide range of professionals including police officers; social workers; childminders and more. 

What will I learn?

You will develop your understanding and skills in:

  • The latest neuroscience about behaviour 
  • Agreeing and maintaining high expectations 
  • Preparing and planning for children to be at their best  
  • Responding by connecting when things go wrong 
  • Following up incidents and solving problems together 

How is it delivered? 

This 14-hour programme can be delivered as full days, half days or twilight sessions. We also deliver our core programme online.

Empowerment Approach Advanced Programme

Who is it for?

This programme is for those who have already attended our core programme. Participants deepen their understanding of the principles behind the approach and develop their skills in a supportive learning environment.

What will I learn? 

You will deepen your knowledge and skills in:

  • The theory and research behind the approach 
  • Becoming proficient in using the core tools and models 
  • Developing your coaching skills to help children understand their needs and  plan for success

How is it delivered?

This programme can be delivered in full or half-day sessions with opportunities to practise between each session.

Empowerment Approach Leadership Programme  

Who is it for?

This programme is for leaders responsible for implementing the approach across their organisation, school or service.

What will I learn?

You will deepen your understanding and develop your practice in:

  • Leading implementation of the approach and ongoing training across your organisation
  • Developing an expert group of staff to help children develop the skills they need for life
  • Developing policies and teaching resources that align with the approach

How is it delivered?

This programme can be delivered in full or half-day sessions. Participants are encouraged to bring learning from their own organisation back to the group.

Empowerment Approach Specialist Programme

Who is it for?

Our specialist programme is designed for those working intensively with individual children and young people who struggle to regulate their behaviour.

What will I learn?

  • The theoretical underpinnings of the Empowerment Approach 
  • Using the tools and models to support long-term change 
  • Developing your coaching skills to help children understand their needs and develop strategies for future success

How is it delivered?

This six-day programme can be delivered in full or half-day sessions. Participants are encouraged to practice in their own organisation between sessions and bring their learning back to the group.