Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Support Service

The Behaviour Support Team provide support and advice to schools and young people who are displaying challenging behaviour as a result of an underlying social, emotional or mental health need.

The Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Support Service provides support and advice to schools and young people. The service is in place to help young people that are displaying challenging behaviour as a result of their underlying social and emotional needs.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Due to the current situation, and following national guidance, it is best to contact our team via the email address provided: hint@northumberland.gov.uk.

Messages will be checked regularly and we will get back to you as soon as we possibly can.​


Our purpose is to improve educational outcomes for these children and young people across Northumberland. We aim to develop and enhance the skills and practices of school staff.

The Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Support staff are certified instructors for BILD accredited MAPA® training (Management of Actual or Potential Aggression)This training develops the skills and knowledge of school staff, so that they can effectively manage the needs of pupils displaying challenging behaviour.  For further information re: MAPA training please contact us at mapa@northumberland.gov.uk

Our team can:

  • provide examples of de-escalation strategies
  • offer advice on the creation of behaviour management plans, risk assessments, and individual support plans
  • offer advice on appropriate reward and sanction systems

These strategies, plans, and systems can be used to meet the needs of individual pupils and/or the wider school population. 

Watch this video with further information for school

Click here to access the Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Padlet

Click here to access the Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Information Pack 20-21
 

Request for Individual Support

The service accepts requests for support from school staff only. To access support for individual pupils, you MUST complete the following forms:

'Northumberland Inclusive Education Services 'Individual Request for Support'
and
'Learner In Context Pre-Visit Information'

The forms can be filled in electronically and emailed to the team, or printed and posted.

NB.  A Signed Parental consent is required for all individual requests for support.
A digital consent form is available on request.  The form MUST be completed and returned from the parent/carer's personal email account.

 

Request for Whole School Support

School staff should use this form to request training, whole class support, small group work, school development work, etc. 

The form can be filled in electronically and emailed to the team, or printed and posted. Please click on the link below to access the document.  

Northumberland Inclusive Education Services 'Whole School Request for Support'

 

PRIVACY NOTICE
Information is stored according to Northumberland County Council’s policies and adheres to General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).


CONTACT US:
Service Manager - Fiona Tarn
Office Manager - Helen Robson

Information is stored according to Northumberland County Council’s policies and adheres to General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).