Emotion coaching

Audience School staff, Foster carers, Adoptive parents, Residential workers
Course Level 4
Hours 20

Learning criteria

  • Analyse how emotion coaching
  • a relational approach to working with children and young people
  • developed from extensive research
  • Describe how emotion coaching contributes to healthy brain development
  • Explain how to use empathy and guidance in own work to help children and young people to manage their behaviour
  • Discuss how the processes involved in emotion coaching can increase the resilience and self confidence of vulnerable children and young people
  • Analyse the necessary conditions within an organisation for developing positive relational approaches to managing behaviour
  • Explain how you plan to promote
  • monitor and evaluate emotion coaching
  • as an example of a relational approach
  • in practice

Learning outcomes

  • Understand key principles underlying relational approaches to behaviour including emotion coaching
  • Be able to develop skills in using emotion coaching in practice
  • Be able to review how organisations can promote or hinder positive relational approaches