Growth and developmental stages, difficulties and assessment, motivation and encouragement, attachment and parenting

Skills and Knowledge Development Areas

  • Recognise physical, intellectual, linguistic, social and emotional growth
  • Early identification of developmental difficulties
  • Understand the role of attachment in child development and relationships
  • Understanding of Mental Health

Development Options 

E-learning Courses

Face to Face Sessions 

Course Title

Aims and learning objectives

Cost and Audience

Dates and Timing

Solihull Approach- Attachment


For information about what the Solihull Approach is please see the bite -sized learning below.

To find out more about courses available view their website;

To find out more please click here to contact Lisa Hazell




Understanding and Supporting Child Development


Integrated Workforce Development Team, Nottingham City Council



  • To enable participants to enhance their practice in supporting children, young people and their families.

Learning Outcomes

  • To gain an overview of the main psychological theories underpinning Child Development & have a broad understanding of key developmental milestones
  • To further develop participants' understanding of children & young people's behaviour and emotional development.
  • To gain an understanding of how planned & unplanned transitions can impact on development with particular focus on loss & bereavement and transitions in education.
  • To explore a range of strategies & skills required for children & young people to deal effectively with different forms of transition.
  • To gain an understanding of some theories underpinning children and young people's play.
  • To explore the impact of adults' agendas & interventions when working with a child or young person engaged in play.

Audience: Suitable for workers from Schools and external agencies to attend as well as Nottingham City Council.

Cost: £100 for the one day(reduced rate for Voluntary and Community Organisations).  A bespoke session could be developed for your organisation for up to 16 people starting from £650 per day.  To find out more please click here to contact Lisa Hazell.

To Book: Please complete the booking form



24 July

13 Sept

29 Nov



Mental Health First Aid Youth

More information to be added soon



Self-directed Learning

Bite-sized Learning Worksheets

Further Learning