ELSA Training: Manchester and Cheshire: November 2020 to April 2021

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ELSA – Emotional Literacy Support Assistant – Training – Greater Manchester and Cheshire

November 2020 to April 2021

The ELSA training course is designed for ELSA accreditation for Learning Support Assistants in schools. ELSA network has accredited Psytribe to provide ELSA training.

The ELSA Training Course Components

Our ELSA training course provides six full days of training from HCPC registered educational psychologists on aspects of emotional literacy including:-

  1. Emotional Awareness
  2. Self Esteem
  3. Managing difficult emotions
  4. Social and friendship skills
  5. Social communications difficulties
  6. Loss
  7. Bereavement
  8. Family break-up

Our ELSA training course is augmented and supported with 6 half-day of supervision for the trainee ELSA’s delivered monthly over the period of the course duration in a local group of either primary or secondary ELSA’s. The delegates attending the course may also receive additional individual support from their supervisor, if needed, usually by telephone or email contact.

Costs and Prices

Our ELSA training course charge is £875.00 per delegate inclusive of the full six days of training, the 6 days of supervision and the supporting learning materials and access to our ELSA resources.

We have an Early Bird Offer for the ELSA training course of £795.00 per delegate for those delegates who book and pay before the commencement, offering a saving of £80.00 for early booking.

Location: The delivery will be delivered through online training services.

If your school or academy is interested in hosting a training delivery, please contact us to discuss arranging to host ELSA Network Training for schools in your area.

Course Timetable

Training Sessions are held from 9:30 am to 1.00 pm and evenly spread through the academic year. The following represents our planned course dates and times:-

  1. Tuesday 10/11/2020   ELSA and Emotional Literacy in Schools
  2. Tuesday 1/12/2020   Building Resilience and Self-Esteem: Part 1
  3. Tuesday 12/1/2021   Building Resilience and Self-Esteem: Part 2
  4. Tuesday 9/2/2021  Understanding Feelings, Social, and Friendship Skills
  5. Tuesday 9/3/2021  Story Work, Loss, and Bereavement
  6. Tuesday 13/4/2021  Puppet Work, Active Listening and Reflective Conversations

Supervision Sessions are scheduled from 9.30  am to 11.30 am on Tuesday  24/11/2020, 15/12/2020, 26/1/2021, 23/2/2021, 23/3/2021 and 27/4/2021.


PLACES: Delegate places for ELSA trainees are limited. This booking system will allocate spaces based on a purchased ticket basis.

PAYMENT: All delegate bookings have to be paid for within 7 days of booking.

ATTENDANCE: Delegates are requested to note that in order for you to receive certification for your training you will be required to attend all the course training sessions. A register will be maintained. If you are unable to make a specific day session during the course delivery, you may be offered the opportunity to attend a future ELSA days session to complete our training programme.

CHANGES TO DELIVERY TIMES: Please note the course presentation delivery dates may be amended, subject to the agreement of delegates and presenters.

MINIMUM COHORT: Our ELSA training course delivery is subject to a minimum number of delegates signing up. If the ELSA course delivery is cancelled by us due to minimum numbers not being achieved, you will be refunded your ELSA course fees paid to us.

WAITING LIST: We will hold a waiting list in the event of this course being oversubscribed and, subject to numbers, another ELSA course will be arranged either concurrently (on different days) or as soon as possible after that.

  • Understanding Feelings, Social, and Friendship Skills
    9th February 2021
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Supervision
    23rd February 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Story Work, Loss, and Bereavement
    9th March 2021
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Supervision
    23rd March 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Puppet Work, Active Listening and Reflective Conversations
    13th April 2021
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Supervision
    27th April 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm