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Communicating with Young People Who Are Distressed, Angry or Unhappy

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Lancaster University

Meeting Room 3

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Building

Bailrigg

LA1 4YG

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What is this day about?

This day aim to help attendees improve their knowledge and skills around working with young people who are stressed, in distress or who find communication difficult. There will be presentation of useful knowledge around communication as well as practical ideas and activities that can be used in school settings.


What will I learn?

Principles around good communication, such as listening, empathy and communicating about emotions.

Learning a range of skills that can be useful when communicating is difficult.


Who can attend?

This session is only available to high school staff in Lancashire schools.

It is aimed at all school staff, especially SENCOs, pastoral leads, TAs and any other staff with specific responsibility for pupils’ emotional health.


What else do I need to know?

This training is free of charge for anyone working in high schools in Lancashire. Places are limited to 30 and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Places are limted to three people per school.The day will run from 9.30 - 3.30. Further details will be sent out after you have registered on the course.

We will provide refreshments but lunch is not provided.

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What have previous attendees said about this training?

“We covered practical, hands on exercises which could be used in school, and theoretical information of how to approach people’s anger, anxiety, or upset”

“Course leaders were excellent, providing a well-planned combination of presentation and audience engagement activities”


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How do I get there?

Directions to Lancaster University are here: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/contact-and-getting-here/maps-and-travel/


Where is the venue?

A map of the university campus is here: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/media/lancaster-university/content-assets/documents/maps/campus-map.pdf

We will be in Meeting Room 3 in the Faculty for Arts and Social Sciences building, marked 'FAS' on the map. Directions to the room will be sent separately once your place is confirmed.


Where do I park?

Visitor parking at Lancaster University is available in a number of areas marked A-L in blue on the campus map. There are two options for parking:

1. You can park for £1 per day at the Sports Field car park (marked ‘K’ on the map) which is a 5 minute walk from the venue. The entrance for this is via Green Lane, signposted for the Lancaster House Hotel, NOT the main university entrance.

2. You can buy an all day pass for £5 from University House (marked 'UNH' on the map) and park in any of the visitor areas.

Blue Badge parking is free anywhere on campus


Who do I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email Richard Slinger: r.slinger@lancaster.ac.uk with any questions about the training day.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You don't need to print a ticket or bring it on the day


Is my place transferrable?

Yes, but please let Richard Slinger know the names of those who will be attending.

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Building

Bailrigg

LA1 4YG

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