Training

UK
October 15th 2018: London, Crowne Plaza, Battersea SOLD OUT
November 26th 2018: Birmingham, Impact Hub SOLD OUT
December 4th 2018: London, Unity Kitchen (Olympic Park)
January 9th 2019: London, Unity Kitchen (Olympic Park)

The cost of the training is £245 (not subject to VAT)
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Australia
February 4th 2019: Melbourne, Mantra Southbank
February 8th 2019: Sydney, Radisson Hotel and Suites

The cost of the training is $450 (not subject to GST)
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Course details

The one day facilitator course is suitable for those wishing to run a LEGO®-based therapy group. Training is suitable for staff in schools and settings, and will provide everything needed to set up and run a group.  Printable resources are provided, enabling delegates to set up groups without needing to prepare paper resources before to their first session (LEGO® or construction materials will need to be purchased before running groups). A booklet covering the detailed content of the training course is also provided.

The course is delivered by Dr Elinor Brett (Educational Psychologist). Dr Brett has 7 years experience setting up LEGO®-based therapy groups in schools and settings, and has also conducted doctoral level research into the impact of the intervention.

Content of training

The training focuses largely on the practical application of LEGO®-based therapy to schools and settings, and content is delivered through interactive group activities, practical sessions and discussions. The training covers: 

  • Theory and principles behind LEGO®-based therapy

  • Practical application of LEGO®-based therapy

  • Setting up and running LEGO®-based therapy sessions in schools and community settings

  • Effective facilitation strategies

  • Monitoring progress in group members

  • Managing emotional and behavioural responses

  • Generalisation of social skills

  • Intervention fidelity

Who is the training suitable for?

The training is suitable for anyone wishing to set up and facilitate a LEGO®-based therapy group. Facilitators are often teaching assistants, teachers, SENCOs, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, learning mentors and professionals with an interest in Autism. No specific qualifications are required prior to attending training.

Testimonials from training

“Brilliant training! Very excited to get started!”

“A very enjoyable and worthwhile day”

“Can’t wait to use this in the school”

“Well delivered and informative course. Very enjoyable-looking forward to using it in our school”

“A really enjoyable training day. The proof of this is that the day flew by!”

“Excellent course, lived up to my hopes and expectations. Thank you”