Community Action Plan Options
Plan A from £750
’It’s not ‘what’s wrong with you?’, it’s ‘what has happened to you?’’ Jack Shonkoff, Harvard University
One hour introduction for parents and carers to the concept of Toxic Stress, Emotion Coaching and Dan Siegel’s Hand Model metaphor of brain function. By preference the meeting would be hosted by a secondary school with parents and carers invited from feeder primaries or other schools within the same Academy group.
Two hour workshop with sixth formers / young people introducing them to the concept of toxic stress, Emotion Coaching and Dan Siegel’s Hand Model.
One hour group online video coaching follow up session for sixth formers / young people.
Free access to EHCAP online resources (links at www.emotioncoaching.co.uk)
Plan B from £750
‘One of the key ways of preventing toxic stress is to strengthen parental buffering by building capabilities in planning, monitoring and impulse control’ Jack Shonkoff, Harvard University
Train one member of the community to run Tuning in to Teens Parent Emotion Coaching Groups and purchase a manual.
Tuning in to Teens is a manualised evidence based Parenting Programme produced by The Mindful Centre, Melbourne University. EHCAP hosts a two day workshop where staff and experts by experience can train to run Tuning in to Teens Parenting Groups.
Two 45 minute online coaching sessions supporting the first Tuning in to Teens Group.
Free access to EHCAP online resources including elearning modules.
Plan C from £800
’During the Early Years the brain adapts to it’s environment - difficulties with impulse control typical of children exposed to toxic stress may not show in behaviours until age 9 or so’ Dr Sarah Temple, Somerset GP
Early Years and First School settings - EHCAP is negotiating to design effective activities for use with Early Years Settings. One option will be something similar to Miss Kendra’s List as seen on the documentary Resilience. A second option will be working with Early Years Parents linking Adverse Childhood Experience with health outcomes including childhood obesity.
Plan D from £240
On line video link Emotion Coaching at £240 for six 45 minutes sessions with one of EHCAP’s Emotion Coaching Facilitators. The same price would provide four face to face 45 minute sessions of supervision or counselling or two 60 minute sessions of EMDR
Plan E (Secondary Schools) from £1750
2 half day work shops for staff groups of up to 25 learners
-enabling cascading of Mindful Emotion Coaching
-increasing awareness of the effects of toxic stress on both physical and mental health
-coaching and safety plans for young people
2 online video coaching sessions with teachers from Senior Leadership Teams.
This module could be adapted for mixed groups of staff from Primary and Secondary Schools (from the same Academy group, for example).
Plan F (Primary Schools) from £110
20 copies of The Brain by Alison Hart, 1 copy of Mind Hug by Emily Arber and 1 copy of Dan Siegel’s Whole Brain Child Workbook £110.
Plan G (sixth form and college) from £750
Preparing for University with resilience building workshops in sixth form and college settings
Three workshops Working for Young People building skills in self regulation, impulse control and problem solving. Providing easily accessible information about toxic stress, nutrition, healthy sleep, exercise and mental wellbeing through Youth Wellness Pods and Coaching and Safety Planning.