SCHOOL CONSULTATION SESSIONS
Here For You
Educational communities may request psychological services and become a service user. There are a set number of sessions available to schools for 2019 – 2020 and once allocated, regrettably it is unlikely there will be capacity to provide more. If you would like to request services, please complete the request for services form.
Consultation is at the core of all new beginnings and new relationships. Until we have had the chance to consult, it is very difficult to know what may be helpful, as every context and every person is unique. For this reason the starting point is always a conversation
which is underpinned by a genuine desire to help you on your journey.
The purpose of the consultation is to understand the reality of challenges as experienced, and to begin an exploration of how we can mutually problem solve in a collaborative manner.
The desired outcome of any Summit consultation is that you have identified the next, or at least the initial steps to bring about change.
Summit offers individual consultation and group consultation and is very flexible and creative in how consultation can be accessed.
Summit psychological assessments are holistic and are situated within the historic, systemic, dynamic, relational and developmental processes that shape a child, young person, family, group or organisation.
Assessments are change oriented and focus on enabling aspirations, as well as identifying needs. Assessments and assessment strategies are varied and include consultation, observation, direct one to one work as needed, information collation from multiple sources and the analysis and synthesis of data.
Assessments are a process and are carried out over a period of time with the ultimate aim being to overcome barriers to learning, progression, inclusion and to ensure positive psychological well-being and personal growth.
Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) assessment services can also be completed in accordance with the SEND code of practice.
INTERVENTION SUPPORT AND PLANNING
Summit psychology is applied Educational and Child Psychology, offering a wide range of interventions and drawing on an extensive knowledge of psychology.
Formulation for intervention is derived from the knowedge and insights gained from the assessment process. Intervention is collaborative, solution focussed and change oriented. Intervention may include training, coaching, skill development, policy and systemic change, therapeutic support, multi-agency collaboration and group or individual work. Interventions for children and young people include, but are not limited to, supporting in the following broad areas:
Communication, Interaction, Cognition, Learning, Social and Emotional Well-being, Behaviour and Sensory and Physical needs.