Training & Events

Training Update & Virtual Training

Please note that due to current government guidelines surrounding COVID-19, our trainings and workshops are being held virtually. We are constantly reviewing the most up to date guidelines and will continue to ensure that our delegates receive the most effective training possible, in the safest way. 

We are currently busy developing a wide range of virtual trainings, so please do continue to visit our ‘Upcoming Events’ page for more information. Furthermore, if there is a particular Training you would be interested in us developing for you, your organisation and your team – please do contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

Mind Your Words: Children and young people’s mental health

Mind Your Words (children and young people’s mental health) is a free e-learning tool for professionals working with children and young people. Dr Val Brooks, our Consultant Speech and Language Therapist, is one of two Speech and Language Therapists behind the creation of this course. The tool aims to improve…


Dyadic Developmental Practice Training – Level 1

This is an introductory 4-day course on Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP), an intervention model developed by Dan Hughes, Clinical Psychologist. This approach assists therapists and other professionals to understand and effectively support children, young people and their families. In this model, theory and research in the areas of developmental…


Mental Health Awareness Training for Line Managers – Virtual Training

This training will be delivered by Dr Karen Kershaw, Clinical Psychologist, and will run from 9.30am-1.00pm. It is applicable to all line managers from across different professions (for example; Teaching, HR, Financial, Sport, Health & Social Care, Industrial) who want to be better equipped at supporting those they line…


Understanding Trauma and Attachment in the Classroom

This interactive training session will be held by Dr Emma Corrigan, Educational Psychologist and Lead for Services to Education at Psychology Associates, and will run from 3.30pm-5.00pm. This session is aimed at educational professionals who are keen to develop their understanding of attachment and trauma and to explore therapeutic…


DDP South West Special Interest Group

This is a free DDP Special Interest Group for the Cornwall and South West area. We would like to offer this opportunity to professionals from different backgrounds who use principles of DDP (who have completed DDP training at Level One standard and above) to come together and share their…


Dyadic Developmental Practice Training – Level 2

This four day course is open to those professionals who have undertaken Level 1 training and are beginning to use the principles and interventions of Dyadic Developmental Practice, Parenting and Psychotherapy in their day to day work. It focuses on gaining a deeper understanding of the theory, successes and…


Introducing Working Memory and Executive Functioning – A Virtual Workshop

Many children and young people find curriculum learning increasingly demanding; they can also struggle with daily tasks and activities leading to situations where they feel confused, upset, overwhelmed and unable to complete tasks. Executive Functioning and Working Memory are the tools we use to help us navigate our daily…


Keeping Language in Mind – Understanding Children and Young People with SEMH Needs

3 day Masters level CPD course validated by Plymouth Marjon University. This new and innovative course will provide advanced level post-graduate training on the relationship between language development and social-emotional development. The focus will be on children and young people with Developmental Language Disorders (DLD) who have social, emotional…


Expanding Your Creative Therapeutic Toolbox – Virtual Workshop

This fun and interactive workshop will be hosted by clinicians from our experienced multidisciplinary team, Dr Kerry Davison, Clinical Psychologist, and Karen Allin, Counsellor. This workshop runs from 10.00am-3.00pm. This training will provide you with a vast range of creative ideas and techniques applicable for any professional working with children or…


Sensory Processing Difficulties – A Virtual Workshop

This training will be held by Pennie Lamkin, Occupational Therapist, who has experience in working with children and young people with Sensory Processing (SP) difficulties. The workshop will provide an overview of SP and sensory integration theory, and how SP difficulties will manifest in a child’s behaviour. The training…


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