Together achieving better decisions and brighter futures for Manchester families of children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

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Educational Psychologists from One Education are running a free workshop for Manchester parents/carers whose children experience Anxiety-Based School Avoidance (ABSA), which may also be known in other areas as emotionally based school avoidance or school refusal.

These sessions will cover:

  • What is anxiety-based school non-attendance? Why does it happen?
  • Who is at risk? How can we spot the risks early on?
  • What can be done to reduce anxiety in children / young people?
  • Helping parents/carers to speak to schools on their child’s behalf and explain to school how their child is feeling
  • The “Assess-Plan-Do-Review” process
  • What works to help children, young people and families?
  • How different services can help
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Event Notes

Booking is essential.

Agenda / Schedule:

  • 10am-12pm Workshop Proper + Q&A
  • 12-1pm Lunch and networking

About the Trainers:

Audrey Johnson and Abigail Sterne are both Educational Psychologists with One Education and former teachers.

Both work in primary & secondary schools and further education colleges across Manchester.

Audrey’s areas of specialism include: Early Years, Looked-after and Accommodated Children, Loss and Bereavement.

Abigail’s include Autism and Post-16 education.

We thank both of them for kindly co-producing this session with the forum.

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