What is this training about?

A practical step-by-step guide to this integrative and neurosequential model. Illustrated with photographs and video examples of case studies. Topics will include: the timing and choice of interventions for insecure avoidant and insecure ambivalent children, enriched environment provision, and defining the term safe space in the context of current assessments and interventions .

What are the learning aims?

  • Learn about the four levels of self-regulation.
  • Differentiate between behaviours that are sensory based from behaviours that are attachment based.
  • Creating an enriched environment in the home and clinic settings.
  • Understand the core fears of insecure children and how it informs our practice.

How long is the training?

9.30am - 4pm

Who can attend this training?

This workshop is for occupational therapists, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists and psychiatrists. Delegates are required to have an accredited mental health qualification and direct experience of working with children. Refreshments and lunch are provided, please notify us of any allergies.

Who are the trainers?

Éadaoin Bhreathnach is a Consultant Occupational Therapist and Attachment Counsellor, based in Northern Ireland. She has over 30 years experience of working in the NHS and in private practice. Her work focuses on the treatment of traumatised children, young people, and adults, who struggle to participate in intervention programmes because of their heightened levels of anxiety. Éadaoin developed a trauma model called Sensory Attachment Intervention (SAI) in which individuals learn to self-calm through the use of sensory regulating activities that can be easily embedded into daily live routines. Her work has gained international recognition and is cited by respected clinicians in the field of Attachment Trauma.

How do I book?

  • Tickets are no longer available for this event

What are your terms and conditions?

Courses are refundable up to 30 days prior to the date of the course. Any cancellation with less than 30 days notice are NON-REFUNDABLE. You may send a substitute delegate providing s/he meets the course criteria. We reserve the right to cancel the course date, in this case we will notify you by email as early as possible, and advise you of an alternative date or provide you with a full refund. In the event of a course cancellation under 7 days’ notice, a new course date or refund will be organised for you.  Under no circumstances are Beacon House are liable for any travel expenses, childcare, potential loss of income or any associated costs.

Please note that lunch will be provided.
If you or anyone in your party has any special dietary requirements, please specify them when booking.