Live Online Course: Assisting Behaviour Change in Children-Calming Strategies for our Tamariki

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 22 April 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAK8C

This Safe for Children live online course is ideal for school leaders, teachers, and support staff

Date: Tuesday 29 June
Time: 9.30am–11.30am
Course cost: $50 +GST per person

Our full training programme is made up of two 60-minute modules and meets once online.

Module 1. Understanding the stress response system in children

  • Introducing the 'red' brain 'green' brain
  • How the stress response activates in children
  • Understanding stressors
  • Understanding physical responses.

Module 2. Calming strategies for our tamariki

  • How to calm our children through repetition and activation
  • Recognising the uniqueness in a child’s genetic ability
  • How to create a safe environment for children, staff and parents
  • Support strategies to build capacity and activate calm in our tamariki.

Facilitator: Kathryn Berkett, Engage Training and Safe for Children Partner

"Really informative and practical. Content was explained in a way that can be applied across many situations. Brilliant session!"

"Kathryn was amazing. It's great to know what’s going on in the children’s’ heads and why they act that way. She explained it so very well and has given me some great tools."

Interactive. This course is interactive and engages participants. You will be able to ask questions and they will get answered while you are watching.  

Qualification. To gain your relevant certificate of training you will be invited to complete 8 or 9 multi choice questions.

Can't make this live online training?  Register to ‘view our live recording’. We will send you a link with viewing instructions the next day. 

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Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

29 June 2021 – 29 June 2021

Further information

Contact: Donna Bouzaid

 (0800) 7233454 (0800 SAFE4KIDS)