Emotional Needs

– Mini-Tutorials –

SEMH Assessment Tracker

  • Identify areas of need
  • Monitor progress per child
  • Review impact of interventions over time

The Bounce Scale Objectives:

  • To identify emotions in self and others
  • To label emotions in self and others

Understanding Emotions Objectives:

  • To be able to Link Facial Expressions to Feelings
  • To be able to Link Facial Expressions to Feelings and Physical Sensations
  • To be able to Link Experiences to Feelings and Physical Sensations
  • To be able to Link Facial Experiences of others to Feelings and physical sensations

In My Control, Objectives:

  • To understand what is in my control
  • To understand what is out of my control
  • To focus on what is in my control
  • To let go of things that are out of my control

The Emotional Brain, Objectives:

  • To identify the 3 parts of the brain on a diagram and begin to understand their role
  • To understand the role of The Manager for the child
  • To understand how to chill out the Firefighter part of the brain so that it’s not on high alert all the time!
  • To understand how to stop The Thinker listening to negative comments from The Manager – by understanding the cycle

Grounding Techniques, Objectives:

  • To understand that physical, mental, and soothing techniques can calm the nervous system
  • To identify which technique works

What is Happening in the Brain? Objectives:

  • To understand the different parts of the brain
  • To discuss how the different parts of the brain help us