Upcoming Workshops

Understanding Autism workshop: 12 Nov 2016

Positive Behaviour Support workshop: 07 Jan 2017

These workshops are professional development courses aimed at people who want to improve their skills and ability to work effectively with people with autism and people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

The courses will enhance your credentials and CV and will be of great benefit when working or seeking work in educational settings.

Understanding Autism (ASD) Workshop

Date: 12 November 2016

Venue: Springfield Hotel, Leixlip, Co. Kildare (Sarsfield room)

Time: 10am – 5pm

Certificate: On completion, you will receive the Understanding Autism Professional Development Certificate of Attendance from Synergy Lifelong Learning.

Cost: €60

*Special offer – €105 for 2 workshops – Book and pay for both the ASD and Positive Behaviour Support workshops on/before 10 Nov 2016 to receive a discount of €15.

ASD Workshop Objectives: The course will provide an introduction to the following topics:

  • Understanding Autism- What is ASD?  History, Prevalence, Triad of Impairments etc.
  • Communication and Social Challenges – Understanding of the specific challenges associated with atypical language, communication and social development.
  • Sensory Difficulties – Understanding Hyper-Sensitivity and Hypo-Sensitivity. Interventions & Sensory Activities.
  • Evidence Based Interventions, Overview of various approaches used in educational settings incl. ABA,TEACCH,Social Stories, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Lámh Sign Language.

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Workshop 

Date: 07 January 2017

Venue: Springfield Hotel, Leixlip, Co. Kildare (Sarsfield room)

Time: 10am – 5pm

Certificate: On completion, you will receive the Positive Behaviour Support Professional Development Certificate of Attendance from Synergy Lifelong Learning.

Cost: €60

*Special offer – €105 for 2 workshops – Book and pay for both the ASD and Positive Behaviour Support workshops on/before 10 Nov 2016 to receive a €15 discount.

PBS Workshop Objectives: The course will provide an introduction to the following topics

  • Understanding Challenging Behaviour (CB)
  • Causes of Challenging Behaviour
  • Impact of Challenging Behaviour
  • Interventions and Strategies to positively support children with challenging behaviours andsocial, emotional and behavioural difficulties

Booking information:

To book a place on the workshop please send an email to synergylifelonglearning@gmail.com

To confirm your place you can pay in three ways:

1.Cheque/Postal Order – Post payment by cheque or postal order made payable to Synergy Lifelong Learning to:

Synergy Lifelong Learning,
Avalon,
Taghadoe,
Maynooth,
Co. Kildare.

2.Cash

If you prefer to pay by cash  you can drop the cash (in envelope with your name) to the Leinster Driving Campus office, Taghadoe, Maynooth Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.

3.Bank Transfer

Contact synergylifelonglearning@gmail.com for bank transfer details.

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