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  1. 1. SCSN Service Children Support Network Emotional First Aid Course for Service Children 9am – 4pm on Tuesday 4th February, Tuesday 25th February, Tuesday 4th March 2014 at Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0BD Cost £485 per person for three full days training, training materials, lunch and refreshments To book please email (places are limited so early booking advised) “Primary Emotional First Aid is the initial support given to a child experiencing emotional distress, creating a healthy emotional environment with the child before any specific professional help is sought and obtained.” This course is directed at education, welfare and health staff working with any child aged 5 – 11, with a focus on the additional needs of Service Children. Aims of the course:  Promote Positive Emotional Health  Provide Support & Reassurance  Assist, with the appropriate adult(s) in the child’s life, the accessing of appropriate services  Undertake risk assessment to help prevent harm to self or to/from others  Create a healthy emotional environment with the child to help find strategies that help dissipate emotional distress  Look for early signs of emotional distress & intervene where appropriate to reduce risks of child developing mental health problems  Increase knowledge, reduce stigma and increase skill base  Develop a network with other Primary Emotional First Aiders to share skills and be part of a support network