08/10/19 - 11:13:05 | Published in EPSS Training

Anxiety and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Approaches- A Taster Session (EPSS twilight)


Understanding the nature of anxiety and how best to manage related issues with pupils in schools.
This session will explore key psychological models and theories of anxiety, focusing particularly on CBT-specific approaches. It will recognise both “normal” and “problematic” anxiety, and consider how best to manage the latter. It is hoped that sharing related information with pupils will help them better understand and manage their anxieties. This “psychoeducation” is recognised as a key component in most intervention packages. CBT-approaches will be explored in more detail, and the option of further, more comprehensive training (for example regarding the application of related techniques) will be discussed.


Staff will have a fuller understanding of the psychology of anxiety, and will feel comfortable sharing this information with pupils in schools. Staff will understand how CBT approaches interpret anxiety, and aims to help in addressing problem anxieties.


Professionals working with pupils on a regular basis, including teachers and classroom assistants. CBT approaches have been shown to be more effective with older pupils, i.e. KS2 and above.

Booking Information

Cost: £50
Schools with an EPSS contract or subscription pay £40 for a place.

Cancellation Policy:

For cancellations made by the school/establishment more than 14 working days prior to the training course date, no charge will be made. A £20 administration fee will be levied per person for cancellations between 14 days and 7 days. The whole fee will be charged for cancellations made within 7 working days of the course date.
Alternatively, you can arrange for a colleague to take your place.