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RAISING EXPECTATIONS: Strategies to Support Learning for Young People who have Experienced Trauma- SALE

Monday September 17, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

This 4 hour workshop gives kinship and foster carers practical strategies to encourage positive engagement to support young people in their learning. It is designed to assist carers to better understand trauma, its effect on behaviour and impact on learning.

During this session you will:

• learn to better understand trauma and its impact on behaviour and learning
• strategies to engage young people in their learning
• learn and apply practical strategies to assist young people in their learning
• understand what schools should provide under the Out of Home Care Partnering
• identify triggers and develop strategies as part of Behavioural Support Plans

The workshop is presented by Emma McCarthy, a highly experienced social worker and teacher, awarded a Masters in Special Education and over twenty five years’ experience in the sector. Most of her career has been at the forefront of working with students at risk and suffering complex trauma. Emma successfully established the Berry Street School in Noble Park as the Principal. Currently Emma develops and runs programs, coaches and supports school teams to work with complex challenging behaviours. She has a deep understanding of how to work with a range of special needs and practical leadership experience in the implementation of strategies as part of a community of practice.


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Monday September 17, 2018
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Uniting Care Gippsland
126 Raymond Street
Sale, Vic 3850 Australia
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