For professionals

Markfield have training workshops for professionals and can develop bespoke training based on your staff needs. Professional training can be delivered here at Markfield or at your setting, please contact us to discuss training options for your organisation.

Our one day training workshops for professionals include:

  • Communication and developmental movement play
    About developing physical and communication skills through play.
  • Communication and using visual aids
    Looking at how you can use visual aids to support communication and the impact using visual aids can have on increasing independence.
  • Intensive Interaction
    Introducing this way of interacting which is based on how communication develops, in ways that are enjoyable for all.
  • Inclusive Play
    A practical workshop for professionals focusing on children’s need to play and barriers to inclusion. Offering strategies to facilitate inclusive play including planning, improving communication and promoting child engagement.
  • Positive behaviour management
    Exploring the importance of understanding behaviour, strategies for promoting positive behaviour and managing behaviour that challenges.
  • Personal Budgets for short breaks
    An information workshop about the personal budgets system; the assessment process, options for short breaks and administration of budgets.
  • Understanding the Special Educational Needs system
    Covering the key principles of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice.

“I have really practical ideas now to apply to sessions and a renewed enthusiasm for play.”