Educational psychology service 2017/18

This service is available for Academies, Maintained schools and Other schools and settings

Description:

The educational psychology service (EPS) helps schools, early year’s providers, colleges, parents and carers to meet the needs of children with additional needs.

Year 
Financial year 2017/18
Benefits 
  • The EPS has indepth knowledge of the services available to children and families across Ealing and can ensure close partnership working between schools and other local agencies.
  • We build up close relationships with schools and understand the unique context that each school has.
  • We are flexible in the services we offer and can provide brief invovlement as well as longer term support.
  • We can support parents who are struggling to come to terms with their child's additional needs.
Office hours:

Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

Planned improvements:

We will be offering more consultation meetings this year, to parents and teachers and SENCOs, where interventions can be agreed at the end of a 45 minute problem solving meeting.

Service directors:

Debbie Grey

More detailed information:

We provide:

  • Core service activities that take longer than the free allocated EPS time for each school
  • Whole school work training, action research, targeted work (small groups of children or staff), or individual pupil / family work
  • Whole school activities:
    • Staff training on behaviour, SEN, ASD, aspergers, ADHD, thinking skills, transition, down syndrome, specific learning difficulties etcetera
    • School based action research, using EPS as consultant or project worker.
  • Targeted activities:
    • Group work with pupils on friends for life (preventing depression and anxiety), self esteem, thinking and study skills, social skills, parent support, reluctant learners and bereavement
    • Group work with staff groups (teaching assistants, teachers, SEN staff in a high school, learning mentors), drop-in surgery
    • Group work with parents – parenting courses, understanding their child’s SEN.

Provider:

Educational psychology service, children and adults’services.

Contact:
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Last updated: 29 Aug 2017