The Atlass programme has a number of specific aims to assist course participants in understanding the role of stress in the person’s life within the context of cognition, environment and relationships, and how this contributes to what may be viewed as challenging behaviour.
Specifically course participants will learn:
Development within the context of Inter-subjective experience and how this should be applied to children who present with challenging behaviours.
The underlying cognitive processes of human development and experience
The construct of self, the first person account and qualia
Low arousal approaches a conceptual framework, with a strong emphasis on creating reflective practitioners
Sensory perceptual differences, how we organise sensory information and its role in emotional distress and stress management Stress and coping the role of environment and relationships within the stress transaction
The neurophysiology of a stressful encounter
The role of appraisal mechanisms in coping
Being mindful and encouraging mindfulness within support staff
Developing the mindful organization
There are several assessment measurements for course participants, two key requirements are:
Candidates will have to produce a written stress management plan for an individual
Candidates will produce a brief report about their work (maximum 3000 words)
Atlass is suitable as a way of working to provide services for a wide range of complex and vulnerable people. A growing number of both voluntary and public sector.
Atlass Accredited Stress Management and Wellbeing Programmes
Studio 3 has designed this practical applied training course and, working with Birmingham City University will be offering programmes throughout the year. Participants attend a five day induction training course; this will be followed by two x two day follow up sessions over the following year. In these sessions participants will demonstrate the application of their skills to specific individuals.
Next scheduled Birmingham based Atlass course dates can be found here – Contact office for more venues and on-site courses.