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This course is for SENCOs, Teachers and Teaching Assistants in Primary Schools.  The service encourages SENCOs and teachers
to attend with Teaching Assistants whenever possible to promote Social Skills teaching throughout the school.
 
It is designed as an introduction to running Social Skills groups, or work with individual children, to teach the social skills that are
needed for learning to take place.
 
The course includes:
 
• an understanding of the importance of social skills
       the link between good social skills and positive relationships
 
• an awareness of which children would benefit from social skills teaching
 
• how to run a group
 
• a range of practical activities and resources
 
The SEAL materials can be used alongside the activities and resources suggested in this training.