ELSA Training: Manchester and Cheshire: September 2020 to July 2021

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Early Bird for ELSA Training Courseshow details +£795.00 (GBP)  
ELSA Training Courseshow details +£875.00 (GBP)  

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

September 2020 to July 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 location is yet to be finalised. We expect the location to be in South Manchester or near Wilmslow.  Our ELSA training is delivered within easy reach of Wilmslow, Greater Manchester, Stockport, Tameside, East Cheshire, Oldham, Bury, Bolton and Stoke-on-Trent Local authority areas. 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 3.00 pm and evenly spread through the academic year. The following represents our planned course dates and times:-

  1. Monday 14/9/2020   ELSA and Emotional Literacy in Schools
  2. Monday 16/11/2020   Building Resilience and Self-Esteem: Part 1
  3. Monday 18/1/2021   Building Resilience and Self-Esteem: Part 2
  4. Monday 8/3/2021  Understanding Feelings, Social, and Friendship Skills
  5. Monday 10/5/2021  Story Work, Loss, and Bereavement
  6. Monday 14/05/2021  Puppet Work, Active Listening and Reflective Conversations

Supervision Sessions are scheduled from 9.30  am to 11.30 am on the Mondays  12/10/2020, 7/12/2020,  8/2/2021,  26/4/2021,  24/5/2021 and 5/7/2021.


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.

  • Building Resilience and Self-Esteem: Part 1
    16th November 2020
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Supervision
    7th December 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Building Resilience and Self-Esteem: Part 2
    18th January 2021
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Supervision
    8th February 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Understanding Feelings, Social, and Friendship Skills
    8th March 2021
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Supervision
    26th April 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Story Work, Loss, and Bereavement
    10th May 2021
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Supervision
    24th May 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Puppet Work, Active Listening and Reflective Conversations
    14th June 2021
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Supervision
    5th July 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 pm