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Learn more about the philosophy and methods that inform Team Teach's approach to behaviour through our live webinars and recorded on-demand content.

Each webinar is led by one of our experts in understanding behaviour and covers a different aspect of the Team Teach methodology.

Upcoming Webinars

Book a space on our upcoming webinars, completely free

Straight into Crisis: Supporting Sudden Escalations of Behaviour

Wednesday 6th December 2023, 3:30pm

Join us and webinar host Dave Smallwood, experienced Principal Team-Teach trainer and behaviour consultant, as we discuss behaviour that seems to have come out of nowhere, because we haven’t seen the experiences an individual has had before they got to us. This can include sudden explosive outbursts, but also individuals who suddenly become non-responsive and we can’t understand the reasons behind the change.
We will explore how seemingly minor previous experiences before we see an individual can have a cumulative effect, meaning that we may not see the build-up leading to crisis.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss:

1. How small events, changes to familiar routines, and seemingly insignificant problems can build up having a cumulative impact on the emotions of an individual.
2. Ways we can support an individual through transition points, such as arriving at our settings, giving them opportunities to regulate and share their experiences.
3. What to do when you’re suddenly supporting an individual in crisis to reduce risk and keep everyone safe.

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On-demand - View Past Webinars

View our recent webinars below, for free.

Trauma-informed Approaches

Join experienced Team Teach trainer, Nancy Hooper, as she discusses the importance of a trauma-informed approach and practical ways we can achieve this in our settings.
We’ll unpick what we mean by being ‘trauma-informed’ and explore key principles to help us create trauma-aware support. We’ll also be sharing useful ideas about ways to create, develop, and evaluate our approaches to ensure they are effective.

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How to Create Quick and User-Friendly Behaviour Plans that Actually Work

Team Teach trainer, Nancy Hooper, shares ideas for writing behaviour plans that actually work. She explains why an effective plan should be quick and easy to create and use, how to find what works for your setting, and the essential details every behaviour plan should contain.

This webinar suitable for anyone working with children, young people and vulnerable adults, in education, health and social care settings.

We discuss:
• Common problems we have with individual support plans/ behaviour plans and what stops them from working in our settings.
• How to write a behaviour plan that captures essential information, without taking hours to produce.
• Using behaviour plans in practice and how we can make them useful working documents rather than static reports.

About the host:
Nancy Hooper has been working in behaviour support for over twenty-five years across a variety of settings, from community homes to forensic secure services. She works globally developing staff understanding of behaviours to create transformational change across the health, social care, and education sectors.

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The problem with removing triggers to de-escalate situations

In this webinar we join host Simon Holding to discuss are we missing the point when we consider how to effectively support the individuals in our care?

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How to Create a Quiet Room that Supports Distressed Individuals

In this webinar Mica Coleman Jones, an experienced neurodivergent SEND Leader and Principal Team Teach trainer, shares insights into the benefits of having a quiet room, what to include to make it effective, and how to communicate its use with staff to build consistent practice.

We discuss:
• What is the intended purpose of a quiet room/calming down space?
• What should be in a quiet room?
• How can we support individuals to understand the correct use of a quiet room?

This free webinar is perfect for professionals in education and health and social care settings. It will provide you with practical tips on creating a safe space that supports de-escalation, promotes self-regulation, and supports individuals in distress.

You might also find our blog on the same subject helpful

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De-mystifying Dynamic Risk Assessment.

In this webinar we cut through the complexities of dynamic risk assessment and discuss how to respond to unforeseen emergencies. We know that even the best planning system cannot cover every eventuality and that there are unforeseen or emergency situations in which staff have to think on their feet and may require an emergency response with a dynamic risk assessment.

To read our blog De-mystifying Dynamic Risk Assessment/, please click here

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Me Not You! My Behaviour is Communication.

In this webinar we explore how our own behaviour is communication and turn the spotlight back on ourselves. This self-analysis and reflection toolkit helps us to understand how we affect the behaviour of those around us.

To read Me Not You! My behaviour as communication blog, please click here

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Webinar: Growing a Puzzle Solving Culture.

In this webinar we explored a puzzle solving approach to behaviour and the benefits it can bring to all. Jonathan Newport Team Teach Managing Director discussed how you can become a puzzle solver who understands the complexity of behaviour and the needs of those you support to create real change.

To read The Growing a Puzzle Solving Culture blog, please click here

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Webinar- Hare & Tortoise Thinking

This webinar is an opportunity to spend time considering how often we think fast and potentially rush into situations with distressed individuals in our care because we feel we need to sort it out there and then.

Sometimes, thinking slowly and having a self awareness level allows us to better support those we provide care to.

This webinar applies to individuals that work within Health & Social Care settings and will provide insight into care for those you support, whether they be adults or children.

Exploring Hare and Tortoise Thinking for Effective De-escalation blog, please click here

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Reducing Restrictive Practices While Minimising Risk

This webinar from Team Teach Health & Social Care specialist Nancy Hooper discusses the need to understand the balance between risk and restraint and how applying a continuum approach will minimise the need for restraint alongside minimising risk for all.

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Becoming a Team Teach Trainer

In this webinar, Jonathan Newport speaks of the benefits of becoming a Team Teach Trainer.

By becoming a Team Teach trainer you can support the development of a greater team dynamic when supporting individuals who are distressed with approaches that impact and strengthen relationships. We provide you with a toolkit of understanding and awareness of behaviour as communication and develop a framework to respond better to reduce risk; we also support you through your journey with 24-7 access to our training area.

To discuss options with us, please email info@teamteach.co.uk or call +44 (0) 20 3746 0938.

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Coming soon: Team Teach Connect.

Team Teach is evolving, with the launch of our new website and Connect platform. Connect is a new way for us to add ongoing support, a wealth of practical resources and the latest thinking in behaviour support. Keep an eye out for more info in your email inbox.