This accessible resource presents guidelines for creating an emotionally and socially healthy school and offers case studies that illustrate how good practice improves behavior and promotes inclusion.
This chapter offers:
- Activities that can be used in a half day INSET session or twilight sessions with staff
- A brief overview of best practice in training in this area
- Accompanying notes for staff which can be copied and handed out to participants in the training session
The activities are a sequence of sessions that can either precede the whole-school audit (see Chapter 3) or can be carried out as a response to the needs identified in the audit.
The promotion of emotional health and well-being is a whole-staff responsibility and therefore all staff within the school including administrative staff are helpfully involved in professional development activities. These INSET activities are designed to be an introduction, aiding whole-school reflection. More specialist training and support ...