The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

Early Years SENCO Training for PVIs (6-session course) - Book by 19/10/16

Date:

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:30 - 12:30

Venue:

Waltham Forest College, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London E17 4JB

Provider:

Early Years SEND Team

Outline:

What will the course cover?
Each session is considered a module. If a module is missed, a practitioner can make up the missed session next term. However, only a maximum of 2 modules can be made up next term. Any more than two and the course must be started again. Each practitioner who completes this course to a high enough standard will receive a certificate to acknowledge their ability to carry out SEND Support in an Early Years setting.

Description:

Early Years SENCO training for PVIs - what you need to effectively support children with SEND

Session 1 - Introduction to the SEND Code of Practice 2014, local processes, the Disability Enablement Service and the role of the Area SENCO/setting SENCO - led by Area SENCOs
Session 2 - Data protection and confidentiality, working in partnership with parents, Early Help referral, referrals to Wood Street, Education Psychology Service (EPS) - led by Area SENCOs
Session 3 - Introduction to Autism - led by Fiona Davey (EPS)
Session 4 - Supporting Speech, Language and Communication – led by SALT
Session 5 - Early Years SEND support plans, outcomes and reviews, EHCP requests/reviews - led by Area SENCOs
Session 6 - Transitions for children with SEND and portfolio submission - led by Area SENCOs

Each session is considered a module. If a module is missed, a practitioner can make up the missed session next term. However, only a maximum of 2 modules can be made up next term. Any more than two and the course must be started again. Each practitioner who completes this course to a high enough standard will receive a certificate to acknowledge their ability to carry out SEND Support in an Early Years setting.

There are other 6-session courses available for PVIs in the spring and summer terms.

Outcome:

Each practitioner who completes this course to a high enough standard will receive a certificate to acknowledge their ability to carry out this important function in an Early Years setting.
• Practitioners will be able to support and advise colleagues working in the setting.
• Practitioners will be able to communicate effectively with other professionals who may be involved in working with a family with a child with SEND.
• Practitioners will be able to identify a child with SEND and offer strategies to support children in the setting.

Booking information:

For specific information on any of the sessions please contact Mary Arthur at mary.arthur@walthamforest.gov.uk or on 020 8496 6591.
For general booking queries please contact Howard Gladwin at howard.gladwin@walthamforest.gov.uk or on 020 8496 5126.

Recommended for Level 3 Early Years Practitioners who are or will become the named setting SENCO - for further information please contact your Area SENCO.
School practitioners should contact the outreach department of Whitefield School on 020 8531 3426 or at sen@whitefield.waltham.sch.uk for other course details.

Audience:

For Early Years Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) sector setting practitioners only.

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